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Gilbertsville, PA
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Gilbertsville profile

Living in Gilbertsville

Gilbertsville is a somewhat small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 5,508 people and four associated neighborhoods, Gilbertsville is the 269th 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.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.02% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Because of many things, Gilbertsville is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Gilbertsville 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 town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Gilbertsville has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Gilbertsville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

The citizens of Gilbertsville are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 39.56% of adults in Gilbertsville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Gilbertsville in 2022 was $46,519, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $186,076 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Gilbertsville include German, Irish, Italian, Polish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Gilbertsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.