Gilbert, Iowa Population 2021

1,161
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Gilbert is a city located in Story County Iowa. With a 2020 population of 1,161, it is the 243rd largest city in Iowa and the 9728th largest city in the United States . Gilbert is currently growing at a rate of 0.61% annually and its population has increased by 7.30% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,082 in 2010. Gilbert reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Gilbert has a population density of 1,053 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gilbert is $93,543 with a poverty rate of 3.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $710 per month, and the median house value is $206,400. The median age in Gilbert is 36.5 years, 36.3 years for males, and 37 years for females.

Gilbert Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gilbertwas:

  • White: 91.91%
  • Two or more races: 3.46%
  • Other race: 2.07%
  • Black or African American: 1.28%
  • Asian: 1.09%
  • Native American: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Gilbert, Iowa is 1,161 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,147.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,082.

Gilbert, Iowa Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White93191.91%
Two or More Races353.46%
Some Other Race212.07%
Black or African American131.28%
Asian111.09%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.20%
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Gilbert Population by Race

Gilbert Population Pyramid $2021

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Gilbert Median Age

36.5


Total

36.3


Male

37


Female

Gilbert Adults

There are 685 adults, (104 of whom are seniors) in Gilbert.

Gilbert Age Dependency

74.4

Age Dependency Ratio

17.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Gilbert Sex Ratio

Female

498

49.16%

Male

515

50.84%

Gilbert Population by Age

Gilbert Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gilbert Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male36.8%63.2%
Non Family39.7%60.3%
Female74.1%25.9%
All78.9%21.1%
Married91.9%8.1%

78.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gilbert Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3502.8978.9
Married2463.2891.9
Non Family581.2839.7
Female272.9374.1
Male192.8436.8

3.15

Average Family Size

2.89

Average Household Size

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Gilbert Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade30.49%
9th to 12th Grade50.81%
High School Graduate14122.89%
Some College12119.64%
Associates Degree6911.20%
Bachelors Degree20933.93%
Graduate Degree6811.04%
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Gilbert Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gilbert Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White560555256
Hispanic272714
Black1310
Asian993
2+ Races994
Other Race997
Native American222

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Gilbert Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,250$56,827$44,375
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$44,583$48,015$
Some College$40,625$55,179$34,375
Bachelors Degree$59,236$64,479$53,214
Graduate Degree$70,417$80,625$66,250

$50,250

Average Earnings

$56,827

Average Male

$44,375

Average Female

Gilbert Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gilbert Language by Age

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Gilbert Language

95.48% of Gilbert residents speak only English, while 4.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.31% of the population.

Gilbert Language

Gilbert Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White901192.11%
Multiple351440.00%
Black13430.77%
Hispanic4924.08%
Native22100.00%

3.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.50%

Male Poverty Rate

2.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gilbert

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gilbert is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gilbert is White, with 2.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.17%.

Gilbert Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School5.67%
Some College3.68%
Bachelors or Greater0.72%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Gilbert Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed50.00%
Male Unemployed40.00%
Female Employed2.37%
Male Employed0.72%

Gilbert Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gilbert Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$88,333$93,543
Families$100,833$100,752
Married Families$108,750-
Non Families$43,333$54,272
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Income by Household Type

Gilbert Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

67.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.3%

Male Marriage Rate

68.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Gilbert Married by Age and Sex

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Gilbert Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Gilbert Marital Status by Race

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Gilbert Marital Status

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47

Number of Veterans

42

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam15
Second Gulf War9
Korea5
First Gulf War4
World War II

Gilbert Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5417
55 to 6412
65 to 7411
75+7
18 to 34

Gilbert Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White477.31%
Hispanic412.90%

Gilbert Veterans by Race

Gilbert Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gilbert Veterans by Education

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79.8%

Labor Force Participation

78.1%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

Gilbert Employment by Age

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Gilbert Employment by Race

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Gilbert Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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77.59%

Born in Gilbert

96.15%

Native Born

3.85%

Foreign Born

1.78%

Non Citizen

2.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.15% of Gilbert residents were born in the United States, with 77.59% having been born in Iowa. 1.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gilbert Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,16170.61%
20201,15470.61%
20191,14770.61%
20181,140-1-0.09%
20171,141141.24%
20161,127100.90%
20151,11770.63%
20141,110222.02%
20131,088141.30%
20121,074-7-0.65%
20111,08110.09%
20101,0800.00%

Gilbert Population by Year