Why you'd want to live in Gilbert
Hailed as one of the fastest growing and largest towns in the United States, Gilbert has come a long way since it's agricultural beginnings. According to the Town, "Gilbert has seen tremendous growth, increasing in population from 5,717 in 1980 to more than 242,955 in 2015. Many recent accolades, including being named the 2nd Safest City and the 22nd Best Place to Live in the country, explain why so many want to live and do business in Gilbert." Gilbert is home to a nationally ranked school district, bustling downtown district, and diverse community. The economy is built by companies in "Advanced Manufacturing, Aerospace and Defense, Bio-Technology, Clean Technology and Renewable Energy."