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Discover a Modern Western Lifestyle in Gilbert

This southeast Valley community for years has been among the nation’s fastest-growing municipalities, now numbers almost 200,000 residents as it matures into another level of growth. As the town rapidly develops, it has recently had its first hospitals, freeway, and shopping center open! The three hospitals that have opened in the past few years are considered a potential cluster for health care and wellness businesses. Attracting these industries is viewed as a way to boost Gilbert’s economy and education levels, which are both among the highest for Valley communities.

Quick Facts About Chandler

The People

Population (2010): 239,277
Population Growth Since 2000: +3.51%
Zip Codes: 85233, 85234, 85295-85298
County: Maricopa
Median Home Price: $301,600

Travel & Commute

Phoenix: 30 min
Public Transit: 
Valley Metro
Airport: Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
Major Highways: I-10, I-17, AZ-202, AZ-101

A Focus on Education

It’s not surprising that a great premium has been placed on education. Thirty-one of the Gilbert Public Schools’ 39 schools were labelled as “excelling” by the Arizona Department of Education (ADE). The town is served by Chandler-Gilbert Community College, noted for its outreach to the business and civic communities, as well as Arizona State University’s Polytechnic campus, located at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport on the town’s eastern edge. Formerly, Williams Air Force Base, is generating more employment as well as adding passenger-plane service to about a dozen markets.

A Celebration of Community Culture

There's always something to do in Gilbert! Some of the town's favorite restaurants, such as Joe's Real BBQ, The Farmhouse, and Joe's Fresh Grill, have been featured on the Food Network show, Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives. All of these eateries feature the rural ambience that makes Gilbert so charming. If you're seeking attractive events, you can take celebrate the town's Western and rural roots by attending Gilbert Days, a festival complete with a rodeo and parade.

Gilbert is a perfect place to live for those with canine friends. Cosmo Dog Park has recently been ranked as the top dog park in the U.S., according to DogFancy Magazine. The Audubon Society has also granted the Riparian Reserve their highly sought after honors, as they are one of the top natural reserves in the world.

Gilbert Quick Facts

While 1,000 residents per month has been a steady growth rate, Gilbert still rolls out the small-town welcome. New residents are honored at quarterly Newcomers Socials by town and civic leaders.

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