A
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    A
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    B+

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$168,100
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$663
National
$928
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%

Gilbert Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    273
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    133
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    525
  • Theft
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    263

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$80,833
National
$53,889
Children
28%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    38%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    13%

Gilbert Reviews

2 reviews
Gilbert is small town that is growing towards Ames in Iowa. The people are very friendly and school district is great for educating children in the community. Many families are graduates of the school district and stay around to reinvest into the next generation.
Review Gilbert
Local businesses are great! They know their stuff and are very good at what they do.