Gilbert is located in Arizona.
Gilbert, Arizona has a population of 247,542.
The median household income in Gilbert, Arizona is
The median household income for the surrounding county is $53,689
compared to the national median of $53,482.
The median age of people living in Gilbert is
The average high temperature in July is 104.6
degrees, with an average low temperature in January of 40.3 degrees.
The average rainfall is approximately 9.9 inches
per year, with 0 inches of snow per year.
No weather information available.
Homesteaded by William Gilbert in 1891, the town has been growing steadily ever since. The city's village-concept of planned communities includes open spaces, equestrian trails, fishing, boating, and local business services all within walking or biking distance of residences. The top notch parks and open spaces welcome year-round recreation, and there are plenty of sports leagues for young people and adults. The city also has a progressive government with a pro-business attitude and an emphasis on quality development.
Activities and Attractions
There are always fun things to do in active Gilbert. One of the largest annual celebrations is Gilbert Days, a three-day festival led by one of the largest parades in Arizona and capped by an IPRA rodeo. The city sponsors annual holiday events and free summer concerts in the park. The Neely Ranch Preserve features a butterfly and hummingbird garden and the Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch has a stocked lake for fishing and a park with trails for walking, biking and wildlife watching. The pedestrian-friendly Gilbert Town Square is a great place to catch a movie, shop and have dinner. Gilbert's flagship city park is a wonderful place to picnic and play, and the 22,000 square foot Freestone Skate Park has tracks for the novice in-line skater and the extreme skateboarder.