Gilbert, Arizona Population 2018

Gilbert is a town located in the state of Arizona in the Phoenix metro area. It is located in Maricopa County. One of the most unique things about Gilbert is that it is the most populated incorporated town in the nation. Its population makes it the sixth-largest municipality in the state. The last recorded population count was 208,453 at the time of the 2010 U.S. Census. Current estimates show that this number has risen to 237,133. Gilbert has a total area of over 68 square miles, with a population density exceeding 3,487 people per square mile. Maricopa has repeatedly been named as one of the fastest growing municipalities in the county, as well as one of the safest places to live in the US.

Over 81% of Gilbert’s population is white. More than 15% of people in Gilbert are of Hispanic or Latino origin. Just over 3% of residents are black, 4.7% are Asian, 5.97% are from another race, and 3.73% are mixed race. Native Americans and Pacific Islanders each account for less than 1% of Gilbert’s population. There are more men than women in Gilbert, with males making up 50.22% of the total population. Over 33% of the population is under age 18, while just 5.3% are over 65. The municipality has a high percentage of Mormon residents. The residents of Gilbert are also very educated, with over 92% of residents age 25 or older holding at least a high school diploma or GED, while over 37% hold a bachelor’s degree or higher and over 10% have obtained a master’s degree or higher. As one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States, Gilbert has seen substantial population growth, going from just 5,717 residents in 1980 to over 100,000 in 2000. The city’s population then nearly doubled at the time of the 2010 census. The current estimates show that the population is up nearly 14% since the last census, proving that Gilbert is only continuing to grow larger.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017242,3545,2192.20%
2016237,1354,7362.04%
2015232,3995,1022.24%
2014227,2975,6942.57%
2013221,6035,7182.65%
2012215,8854,4582.11%
2011211,4271,9810.95%
2010209,44699,74990.93%
2000109,69780,509275.83%
199029,18823,471410.55%
19805,7173,717185.85%
19702,00020011.11%
19601,8001,000125.00%
19408000.00%

Gilbert Population in 2018Source: User:Marine 69-71 [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)], from Wikimedia Commons

Population by Race

Race Population
White189,933
Asian14,003
Two or More Races8,518
Black or African American6,810
Some Other Race5,068
American Indian and Alaska Native2,034
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander466

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Gilbert Population Pyramid 2018

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Gilbert Median Age

33.3


Total

32.8


Male

33.6


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 166,255 adults in Gilbert.

Gilbert Age Dependency

65.9

Age Dependency Ratio

13.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Gilbert Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
6.3
Houses Without Mortgage
8,341
Houses With Mortgage
43,166
Vacancy Rate
7.2
Median Rent
1,315
Median Home Value
264,700
Renter-Occupied Units
20,396
Owner-Occupied Units
51,507
Total Housing Units
77,444

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Gilbert for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 3.9% and the labor force participation rate is 71.5%.

Gilbert Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
3.15
Average Family Size
3.55
Total Households
71903
Married Couple Households
45265
Male Householder (no wife) Families
3334
Female Householder (no husband) Families
7714
Non Family Households
15590
Total Families
56313
Households With Own Children
31128
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
5.3
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.5

Gilbert Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
1,903
$10,000 to $14,999
1,153
$15,000 to $24,999
2,958
$25,000 to $34,999
4,006
$35,000 to $49,999
7,074
$50,000 to $74,999
12,869
$75,000 to $99,999
12,402
$100,000 to $149,999
17,079
$150,000 to $199,999
6,850
Over $200,000
5,609

Gilbert Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Gilbert

Arizona

$85,581

$51,340

$100,867

$70,432

Under 10k10k - 15k15k - 25k25k - 35k35k - 50k50k - 75k75k - 100k100k - 150k150k - 200kOver 200k00.060.120.180.24

Gilbert Education Data

Gilbert Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
2,2921.65%
9th to 12th Grade
3,6922.66%
High School Graduate
22,83816.48%
Some College
36,34726.23%
Associates Degree
14,61710.55%
Bachelors Degree
38,96128.11%
Graduate Degree
19,84914.32%