Gilberts, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Gilberts, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Gilberts had a population of 7,391 as of July 1, 2015. Gilberts ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gilberts is located at latitude 42.11 and longitude -88.3719 in Kane County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Gilberts (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kane County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 899 feet.

The Village of Gilberts (GNIS ID: 2398961) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gilberts population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Gilberts, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 7,391
Population in Households 7,391
Population in Familes 6,663
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,332
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 2,369
Average Household Size 3.12
Family Households 1,931
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,406 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,165 (90.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 204 ( 8.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 ( 1.5%)
Median Home Value $272,632
Average Home Value $290,855


Median Household Income $101,673
Average Household Income $112,360
Per Capita Income $36,911
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.38% 4.42%
Households 1.45% 4.36%
Families 1.2% 4.28%
Median Household Income   1.3%
Per Capita Income   2.58%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Gilberts, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gilberts to the other 1,367 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 278 80th
Population Density1 # 570 58th
Diversity Index2 # 157 89th
Median Household Income # 56 96th
Per Capita Income # 136 90th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.