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.
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 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.
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.
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.