Gilbert is a tiny town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 643 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Gilbert is the 215th largest community in South Carolina.
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 town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gilbert who work in management occupations (19.11%), office and administrative support (10.25%), and teaching (8.03%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.32% 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.
One downside of living in Gilbert is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Gilbert, the average commute to work is 31.56 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Gilbert doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Gilbert citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.38% of adults 25 and older in Gilbert have a college degree.
The per capita income in Gilbert in 2018 was $32,068, which is wealthy relative to South Carolina, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $128,272 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Gilbert include German, Scots-Irish, European, English, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Gilbert is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.