Gilbert is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 1,780 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Gilbert is the 266th largest community in Minnesota. Much of the housing stock in Gilbert was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
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 sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Gilbert who work in sales jobs (14.18%), office and administrative support (12.65%), and food service (10.64%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Gilbert has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Gilbert a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Gilbert, just 11.82% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Gilbert in 2018 was $29,292, which is middle income relative to Minnesota, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $117,168 for a family of four. However, Gilbert contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Gilbert home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Gilbert residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Gilbert include German, Norwegian, Finnish, Irish, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Gilbert is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.