Once known as the “Hay Shipping Capital of the World,”
Gilbert, Arizona has evolved into one of the fastest growing communities and
the largest town in the United States. Encompassing 72.6 square miles, just
southeast of Phoenix, Gilbert has transformed from an agricultural community to
a thriving and economically-diverse suburban community.
The iconic water tower stands tall in downtown Gilbert in an
area that once housed little more than the post office. Today, you will find
the downtown bustling with shops, restaurants, a theater and, soon, it will
also be home to a University.
Gilbert boasts a nationally ranked K-12 education system
including public schools, unique magnet and charter schools, with an average
graduation rate of 90%. Nearly 40% of Gilbert residents hold a bachelor’s
degree or higher and the median household income is $80,080.
Gilbert’s booming housing industry is coupled with booming
business. With a targeted focus in the Science, Technology, Engineering and
Math industries, Gilbert is home to many companies with focuses in Advanced
Manufacturing, Aerospace and Defense, Bio-Technology, Clean Technology and
As Gilbert approaches build-out over the next decade, the
estimated population is expected to reach 330,000. With a continued focus on
building the latest satellites, conducting cancer research and producing algae
technology, Gilbert will continue to grow and thrive and uphold its reputation
as being clean, safe and vibrant.
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