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Gilberts, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Gilberts had a population of 7,566 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

The Village of Gilberts is located within Township of Rutland, a minor civil division (MCD) of Kane County.

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, 2017.

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Gilberts, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,566
Daytime Population: Workers 1,326
Daytime Population: Residents 3,309
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,635
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.61
Population in Households 7,566
Population in Familes 6,812
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,363
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $103,237
Average Household Income $120,649
Per Capita Income $39,448


Total Housing Units 2,458 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,207 (89.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 214 ( 8.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 ( 1.5%)
Median Home Value $277,594
Average Home Value $302,696


Total Households 2,421
Average Household Size 3.13
Family Households 1,969
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.32% 3.5%
Households 1.35% 3.39%
Families 1.14% 3.31%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   2.47%

Gilberts, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gilberts to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 273 80th
Population Density # 541 61st
Diversity Index # 155 89th
Median Household Income # 60 96th
Per Capita Income # 131 90th

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