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Gilberts, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Gilberts is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Kane County at latitude 42.11 and longitude -88.3719. Kane County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 899 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Gilberts, but most people and references simply refer to it as Gilberts, Illinois.

The P1 Census Class Code for Gilberts indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Village of Gilberts, IL Boundary Map


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Gilberts, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 7,341
Population in Households 7,341
Population in Familes 6,620
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,323
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 2,348
Average Household Size 3.13
Family Households 1,918
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,362 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,152 (91.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 196 ( 8.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 ( 0.6%)
Median Home Value $265,982
Average Home Value $285,014


Median Household Income $104,254
Average Household Income $124,293
Per Capita Income $40,734
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.54% 4.76%
Households 1.58% 4.71%
Families 1.32% 4.65%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   3.06%
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.


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, 2014 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 # 279 80th
Population Density1 # 580 58th
Diversity Index2 # 154 89th
Median Household Income # 51 96th
Per Capita Income # 98 93rd

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