Gilbert demographics profile

StatisticGilbertArizonaNational
Population226,8326,728,577318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,3355791
Median age33.337.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%53%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1855%42%43%
Speak English86%73%79%
Speak Spanish6%20%13%
Gilbert, AZ has a population of 226,832 and is the 98th largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,335 per sq mi which is 5701% higher than the Arizona average and 3581% higher than the national average. The median age in Gilbert is 33 which is approximately 10% lower than the Arizona average of 37. In Gilbert, 60% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 86% speak English and 6% speak Spanish. 39% of Gilbert residents were born in Arizona, 51% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 9% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Gilbert is 5701% higher than Arizona.
  • The median age in Gilbert is 10% lower than Arizona.
  • In Gilbert 83.73% of the population is White.
  • In Gilbert 3.00% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Gilbert 6.17% of the population is Asian.

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Gilbert population breakdown by race

RaceGilbertArizonaNational
White83.73%77.80%73.35%
Black or African American3.00%4.27%12.63%
Asian6.17%3.05%5.22%
American Indian0.90%4.41%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.21%0.19%0.18%
Mixed race3.76%3.31%3.06%
Other race2.23%6.97%4.75%
In Gilbert, 16.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Gilbert, AZ demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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