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Average rent in Gilbert, AZ

$1,921/mo Gilbert, AZ average rental price, July 2022
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Gilbert, AZ is $1,921.

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    Getting around in Gilbert, AZ

    54 /100
    Somewhat Walkable
    29 /100
    Some Transit
    65 /100
    Bikeable
    Walk Score®: 54, Transit Score®: 29, Bike Score®: 65

    Frequently asked questions

    When were prices and availability in Gilbert, AZ last updated?

    Prices and availability in Gilbert, AZ were last updated on 8 Dec 2022.

    What are the best apartments in Gilbert, AZ?

    The best apartments in Gilbert, AZ are: Cambria, Soltra at San Tan, The Carson Townhomes, Trails at SanTan and Desert Mirage.

    What is the average rent in Gilbert, AZ?

    The average rent in Gilbert, AZ is $1,921. Start your search for apartments in Gilbert, AZ now.

    What is the price range for a studio apartment in Gilbert, AZ?

    The price range for a studio apartment in Gilbert, AZ is between $1,550 and $3,978. View all studio apartments in Gilbert, AZ.

    What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Gilbert, AZ?

    The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Gilbert, AZ is between $914 and $3,701. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Gilbert, AZ now.

    What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Gilbert, AZ?

    The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Gilbert, AZ is between $1,093 and $4,486. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Gilbert, AZ.

    What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Gilbert, AZ?

    The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Gilbert, AZ is between $914 and $4,820. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Gilbert, AZ.

    What type of rental buildings are in Gilbert, AZ?

    In Gilbert, 27% of the residents are renting compared to 73% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 10% of Gilbert’s rentals, 34% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 55% are single-family rentals.

    What do typical apartment communities look like in Gilbert, AZ?

    The average age of rental buildings in Gilbert is 15 years old, with 75% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 3 stories, of which all are garden-style apartment communities, none are mid-sized buildings, and none are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

    What apartment floorplans are common in Gilbert, AZ?

    Studio apartments in Gilbert are around 1% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 42% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 50% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

    Renter's guide to Gilbert, AZ

    You’ll love calling Gilbert, AZ home! Featuring gorgeous sunshine year-round combined with urban amenities, it’s no wonder Gilbert consistently ranks high on lists as a go-to city for families, employees, outdoor enthusiasts, and more. If you’re looking for a thriving Arizona city that you’ll love calling home, look no further.

    At 76 square-miles, Gilbert is roughly 7 times smaller than Phoenix, which is about 22 miles away. Gilbert to Glendale is 32 miles.

    Law Street Media ranked Gilbert the 2nd safest city in the US, and WalletHub rated it the 14th Best City for Families. It was also named the 20th Best City to Live In America by 24/7 Wall St. If all of that weren't enough, Gilbert is even considered a Playful City USA by KaBoom! and Tree City USA by the National Arbor Day Foundation.

    The weather here can get very hot, with temperatures reaching into the 100s from June through September. But luckily the humidity isn’t too bad. Average winter temperatures are in the upper 60s, with lows dipping into the 40s. The city receives around 9 inches of rain per year, compared to 300 sunny days.

    Tips for renting in Gilbert, AZ

    It may be hot, but you’ll love calling Gilbert home. First, though, let's take a minute to get familiar with the local tenant laws.

    Arizona has laws prohibiting rent control, which means a landlord has the right to increase the rent once the lease has expired. The state also considers transactions between landlord and tenant to be private and generally will not handle disputes.

    If you lose any vital utilities and your landlord isn’t taking care of the issue, you have the right to hire a licensed contractor for up to $300, or less than half your rent, whichever is greater. You can then deduct the expenses from your next month’s payment.

    Leases may vary, so make sure you take the time to read yours prior to signing.

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    Gilbert, AZ demographics

    Gilbert, AZ has a population of 248,349 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 127,043 of Gilbert’s residents are women and 121,306 are men. The median age of those who live in Gilbert, AZ is 34.5.

    Living in Gilbert, AZ

    Gilbert is the quintessential American city to call home. Sunshine 80% of the time, top-rated schools, a booming economy, and an overall safe community are making this city one of the best places to live in the country. Being close to Phoenix means you are near professional sports, a bustling downtown, and great restaurants for a night out.

    Thrillist considers Gilbert the Best Suburb in Phoenix, and Money Magazine listed it as the 22nd Best Place to Live in the United States.

    But living in Gilbert does have a few drawbacks. Summers can get extremely hot, with temperatures in the 100s on most days. Another drawback to Gilbert is the lack of cultural options, which don't stack up to many other major cities, like Los Angeles or Chicago.

    Gilbert, AZ households

    • 61,354 Family
      18,360 Non-family
    • 35,492 Children
      44,222 No Children
    • 79,714Total Number of Households
    • 3.11Average People Per Household
    • $99,154Median Household Income

    According to U.S. Census data, there are 79,714 households in Gilbert, AZ. 61,354 are family households and 18,360 are non-family households. There are 35,492 households with children in Gilbert and 44,222 households without children. On average, about 3.11 people live in a household in Gilbert, AZ.

    Things to do in Gilbert, AZ

    Gilbert is home to 600 acres of park area spread across 37 parks. For starters, check out District Discovery Park, with a garden, beaches, trails, playgrounds, and more. Freestone Park is another great site, with a lake stocked for fishing, an amphitheater, a skate park, and trails.

    Looking to soak in a little culture? Make your way to Gilbert Historical Museum, where you'll find vintage photos and artifacts highlighting the history of the Western US. And the Hale Center Theatre not only features great live shows but is the longest continuously running, privately owned theater company in America.

    To beat the heat, Gilbert has four public pools, including the Mesquite Aquatic Center, which features water slides, a splash area, and zero-depth entry for kids.

    Downtown Gilbert has plenty of things to do for folks of all ages, including boutique and specialty stores, restaurants, businesses, and – because of the beautiful weather – plenty of events and festivals. Along with farmer's markets, there's also a weekly food truck festival. The Gilbert Days Event brings in folks from all over and features a parade, a festival, and plenty of other activities.

    Things to do

    Downtown Gilbert has plenty of things to do for folks of all ages, including boutique and specialty stores, restaurants, businesses, and – because of the beautiful weather – plenty of events and festivals. Along with farmer's markets, there's also a weekly food truck festival. The Gilbert Days Event brings in folks from all over and features a parade, a festival, and plenty of other activities.

    Phoenix boasts some incredible professional sports teams, like the NFL’s Phoenix Cardinals, the NBA’s Phoenix Suns, and the MLB’s Arizona Diamondbacks. It's even home to an NHL team – the Phoenix Coyotes. Sports fans will also love having a PGA Tour and NASCAR stop nearby, along with MLB spring training.

    The surrounding area has park areas and mountains worth exploring, like the Phoenix Zoo and the Castles N’ Coasters Amusement Park.

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    Gilbert, AZ employment & economy

    WalletHub ranked Gilbert as the 11th Hardest Working City in America and the 4th Best Community for Hispanic Entrepreneurs.

    It's main industries center around science, technology, engineering, and math, with major employers in biotech, life sciences, healthcare, clean tech and renewable energy, along withaerospace and defense. Gilbert Public Schools, Banner Health, and Mercy Gilbert Medical Center are the top 3 employers here.

    Four Fortune 500 companies call Phoenix home: Avnet, Freeport-McMoRan, PetSmart, and Republic Services.

    Education in Gilbert, AZ

    The Chandler-Gilbert Community College is located in nearby Chandler and offers dozens of associate degrees and certificate programs.

    Arizona State University, ranked #1 by U.S. News and World Report for innovation, is located just 12 miles away in Tempe. The Wall Street Journal also ranked ASU #1 in Arizona and #5 in the country for Best Qualified Graduates.

    Most public schools in the city are part of the Gilbert Public Schools district, which includes a solid selection of elementary, middle, and high schools, as well as charter schools.

    Gilbert, AZ education statistics

    The level of education of the population of Gilbert, AZ is as follows: 1% have no high school education, 21% completed some high school, 29% partially completed college, 9% have an Associate Degree, 27% have a Bachelor Degree, and 13% have a Graduate Degree.

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