Census Region: West
Median Family Income: $85,672
Median Home Price: $242,541
Average Property Taxes: $1,672
Projected Job Growth: 8%
With a family focus and a welcoming feel, residents of Gilbert enjoy the city’s high quality of living, which is fueled by an ever improving economy. As one of the fastest growing communities in the country (it went from a population of 5,187 in 1980 to 218,338 in 2014) , the city of Gilbert was recently ranked as one of Money magazine’s “Best Places to Live in 2014,” as well as recognized as the 2nd safest city in America.
Rich in business and leisure activities, you can often find residents and visitors alike taking in the city’s history at a local museum, enjoying great gourmet and Southwestern flair, and attending its annual events in historic Downtown Gilbert. It also has direct access to nature: it houses Riparian Preserve, several world-class golf courses, and is in close proximity to the Lost Dutchman State Park.
Residents with school aged children will enjoy the city’s premier education system, which is served by three school districts: Gilbert Public Schools, Higley Unified School District and Chandler Unified School District. All three school districts serve children in grades preschool through twelve. The city’s first school, Gilbert Elementary, which opened in 1913, is truly a new millennium school full of new technology.
Housing options range from single-detached family homes, semi-custom homes, basement homes, custom homes, apartments, townhouses, condominiums and ranch style homes. Many of these properties have private pools or access to community pools along with many other community features. If you’re interested in calling Gilbert, AZ home, we welcome you to contact Foothills Realty and Property Management.
Gilbert zip codes: 85233, 85234, 85295, 85296, 85297, 85298 and 85299