Gilbert is capitalizing on the community’s existing research and development activity, skilled workforce and collaborative efforts to be a regional and national leader within science and technology-focused industry sectors. With a flourishing downtown and top-rated entertainment facilities, Gilbert has emerged as a top Arizona destination to live, work and play.

Plentiful Workforce

Gilbert has a population over 250,000, making With it larger than cities including San Bernardino, CA; Salt Lake City, UT; and Rochester, NY.

Source: Census

High Quality of Life

Gilbert was named the seventh-best place in the United States to raise a family by WalletHub.

Source: WalletHub

Room to Scale

There is more than 3.0 million square feet in development and nearly 2,000 acres in commercial, office, and industrial land available in Gilbert.

Source: Gilbert EDI


Gilbert covers more than 72 square miles

Source: Gilbert


Named #2 "Safest City in the U.S." by the FBI Uniform Crime Reports in 2019

Source: FBI Uniform Crime Reports


The median age in Gilbert is 34.8

Source: ACS 2019 5-Year Estimates

Banner MD Anderson Cancer building at night in Gilbert, AZ

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Sister Cities

Gilbert Sister Cities Friendship Garden celebrates the town’s relationships with sister cities . It features a mural that symbolizes the three cities of Lishan (China), Antrim-Newtownabbey (Northern Ireland) and Gilbert coming together through friendship, culture and long-term relationships.


Gilbert has multiple high schools with International Baccalaureate programming, and Coronado Elementary School offers a free Mandarin Dual Language Program.