Gilbert, a mid-sized city in Arizona, has a population of just under 232,000. Families with young children can expect to feel right at home, as kids under 5 make up an above-average percentage of the population, while retirees feature less prominently in the demographics. Overall, the city's residents, with an average age of just under 34, skew younger than most cities in Arizona. Renters tend to be in the minority in the city, and 72% of residents own their homes. The average rent for Gilbert is $360/month more than the state average.
Many Gilbert residents work in one of three industries: retail, healthcare, and manufacturing. Combined, these industries account for 19% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many workers in these industries are in sales, which ranks as the top profession in the city. Gilbert workers earn an average annual income of around $99K, around $30,000 more than the average Arizona resident. Gilbert's average income also compares favorably to the national average ($73,345). Compared to the national average (21%), Gilbert has a relatively high number of residents over the age of 25 who possess a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree (26%).
Averaging about 30 minutes, the commute time for Gilbert residents is longer than the Arizona average of about 27 minutes. Driving is the most common mode of getting to work, chosen by 43% of workers, while public transit isn't used widely. Relatively few residents commute to work on foot.