Gilbertsville is a very small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 4,930 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Gilbertsville is the 304th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Gilbertsville real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Gilbertsville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Gilbertsville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Gilbertsville is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gilbertsville who work in sales jobs (15.37%), office and administrative support (13.27%), and management occupations (10.64%).
Also of interest is that Gilbertsville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Gilbertsville 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, Gilbertsville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Gilbertsville 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.
Being a small town, Gilbertsville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Gilbertsville is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.44% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Gilbertsville in 2010 was $31,615, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $126,460 for a family of four.
The people who call Gilbertsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Gilbertsville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Gilbertsville include Irish, Polish, English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Gilbertsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Italian.