Gilbert is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 1,792 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Gilbert is the 266th largest community in Minnesota. Gilbert has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Unlike some cities, Gilbert isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Gilbert are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Gilbert is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gilbert who work in sales jobs (14.07%), office and administrative support (12.06%), and management occupations (7.09%).
The overall crime rate in Gilbert is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Gilbert has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Gilbert has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Gilbert than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Gilbert may be for you.
The percentage of adults in Gilbert with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.93% of adults in Gilbert have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Gilbert in 2010 was $25,562, 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 $102,248 for a family of four.
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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Gilbert include Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Gilbert is English. Other important languages spoken here include Persian and Spanish.