Gilbert is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 1,099 people and just one neighborhood, Gilbert is the 248th largest community in Iowa.
Real Estate Prices
Gilbert real estate is some of the most expensive in Iowa, although Gilbert house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Gilbert is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Gilbert is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gilbert who work in office and administrative support (14.82%), teaching (8.89%) and management occupations (8.76%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Gilbert is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Gilbert really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Gilbert perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Gilbert is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.