Gilberts is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 7,556 people and just one neighborhood, Gilberts is the 286th largest community in Illinois. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Gilberts, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Gilberts, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Gilberts’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Gilberts does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $108,352.
Real Estate Prices
Gilberts real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Gilberts house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Gilberts is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 89.98% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Gilberts is a village of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gilberts who work in office and administrative support (21.19%), computer science and math (14.97%) and management occupations (11.04%).
Also of interest is that Gilberts has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Gilberts is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Gilberts a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Gilberts has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Gilberts’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Gilberts, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.21 minutes every day commuting to work.