Gilberts, Illinois Population 2024

8,904

Gilberts is a city located in Kane County and McHenry County Illinois. Gilberts has a 2024 population of 8,904. Gilberts is currently growing at a rate of 1.5% annually and its population has increased by 6.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,374 in 2020.

The average household income in Gilberts is $125,406 with a poverty rate of 3.01%. The median age in Gilberts is 35.2 years: 35.9 years for males, and 31.4 years for females.

Gilberts Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gilberts was:

  • White: 65.17%
  • Other race: 16.61%
  • Two or more races: 11.81%
  • Asian: 6.17%
  • Black or African American: 0.23%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
5.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,622.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
6.33% (530)
The current population of Gilberts, Illinois is 8,904 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,374.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,33165.17%
Other race1,35916.61%
Two or more races96611.81%
Asian5056.17%
Black or African American190.23%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Gilberts Population by Race

Gilberts Population Pyramid 2024

Gilberts Median Age

35.2

Total

35.9

Male

31.4

Female

Gilberts Adults

There are 5,525 adults, (636 of whom are seniors) in Gilberts.

Gilberts Age Dependency

67.3

Age Dependency Ratio

13

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Gilberts Sex Ratio

Female4,10350.16%
Male4,07749.84%

Gilberts Population by Age

Gilberts Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,6283.1187.112.9
Married1,6063.2795.54.5
Non Family5101.3267.132.9
Female2754.4764.435.6
Male2374.31000

3.32

Average Family Size

3.11

Average Household Size

87.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gilberts Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1252.34%
Associates Degree64512.09%
Bachelors Degree1,82834.25%
Graduate Degree59811.2%
High School Graduate86716.25%
Less Than 9th Grade851.59%
Some College1,18922.28%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Gilberts Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gilberts Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,3563,2981,627
Hispanic1,2161,105419
2+ Races646628425
Other Race5964850
Asian489466209

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 98.27%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 65.79%.

Gilberts Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$88,899$91,279$33,304
Graduate Degree$93,533$0$93,902
High School Graduate$67,805$74,073$46,503
Less Than 9th Grade$46,360$0$0
Overall$69,650$80,548$52,161
Some College$54,405$69,213$49,909

$69,650

Average Earnings

$80,548

Average Male

$52,161

Average Female

Gilberts Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gilberts Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gilberts Language

69.56% of Gilberts residents speak only English, while 30.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.26% of the population.

Gilberts Language

Gilberts Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Other1,3591098.02%
Hispanic2,0891095.22%
White4,8131002.08%
Asian505295.74%

3.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.31%

Male Poverty Rate

2.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gilberts

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gilberts is Other, with 8.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gilberts is White, with 2.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.64%.

Gilberts Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School12.57%
Bachelors or Greater5.32%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Some College0%

Gilberts Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed1.17%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Gilberts Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gilberts Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$120,966$134,818
Households$120,568$125,406
Married Families$146,797$-999,999,999
Non Families$61,203$74,945

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gilberts Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

63.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Gilberts Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gilberts Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Gilberts Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gilberts Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

319

Number of Veterans

278

Male Veterans

41

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War159
Second Gulf War90
Vietnam17
Korea0
World War II0

Gilberts Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54200
18 to 3490
65 to 7417
75+12
55 to 640

Gilberts Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3198.73%

Gilberts Veterans by Race

Gilberts Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

3.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gilberts Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

81.4%

Labor Force Participation

80.3%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

Gilberts Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gilberts Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gilberts Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

72.92%

Born in Gilberts

85.9%

Native Born

14.1%

Foreign Born

2.74%

Non Citizen

11.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.9% of Gilberts residents were born in the United States, with 72.92% having been born in Illinois. 2.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Gilberts Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,5671321.4%
20289,4351331.43%
20279,3021331.45%
20269,1691321.46%
20259,0371331.49%
20248,9041321.5%
20238,7721431.66%
20228,6292533.02%
20218,37620.02%
20208,3743033.75%
20198,07160.07%
20188,065430.54%
20178,0223043.94%
20167,7181061.39%
20157,612761.01%
20147,5361191.6%
20137,4171101.51%
20127,3071852.6%
20117,1222123.07%
20106,91000%

Gilberts Population by Year