West USA Realty

Gilbert, AZ


Gilbert Arizona is a community that sits approximately 21 miles east/southeast of downtown Phoenix. It is a part of what is known as the East Valley in the Phoenix metro area, with other cities including Chandler, Mesa, Tempe, Queen Creek, San Tan Valley, Apache Junction, Gold Canyon and Scottsdale.


Gilbert has a population of approximately 210,000 and is a rapidly growing city. It is the location of many new housing communities, ranging from single family starter homes to large, custom-built estates. It is well known for maintaining a small town feel, even though it is regularly ranked among the fastest growing cities in America. Gilbert has a quaint downtown area with shopping and dining as well as several larger shopping centers, theatres, restaurants and more.


Gilbert has continued to gain national notoriety as a family friendly destination for local home buyers, relocating buyers and retirees. It was recently named as one of the top 50 places to live by Forbes magazine. The Gilbert school district is one of the best in the state of Arizona. The household median income is the highest in the Phoenix metro area. Despite those positives, housing prices are considered very affordable by several sources.