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Cost of Living
The total cost of care for a community is affected by the community in which it is located. Gilbert has a median home value of $286,421 and the median cost of rent is about $1,532 per month. The rent burden for Gilbert is about 18.1% of the average person's monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Out of the total population of Gilbert, 70.9% participate in the labor force, 5.9% live in poverty, 3.0% consider themselves widows, and 6.4% do not have health insurance. In Gilbert, 6.8% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Gilbert has a population density of 1,374 people per square mile. The total population of Gilbert consists of 242,354 people. Racially, the population of Gilbert is 3.8% mixed race, 0.2% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 83.8% white, 16.3% Hispanic, 6.0% Asian, 2.3% other or not specified, 0.9% Native American, and 3.0% black. Of the population of Gilbert 16.6% have a high-school diploma, 42.9% have a college degree, and 14.6% have a graduate degree. Out of the total city population, 49.0% are male and 51.0% are female. The median age of Gilbert is 34 years old.
An overview of Arizona
The natural beauty of Arizona is ranked 33rd in the nation. Out of a national average of 100, Arizona has a cost of living index rating of 98, a grocery index rating of 97, and a housing index rating of 92. Overall, Arizona ranks 34th out of all states in quality of life and 23rd in healthcare. There are 96 general hospitals and 153 health centers that provide care for 7,296,554 Arizona residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Verde Valley Medical Center, Flagstaff Medical Center, and Mayo Clinic Hospital.
Social demographics of the state
In Arizona, 34% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 4,673 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-26%, Mainline Protestant-12%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. In Arizona there are 67 masonic lodges. The median age in the state is 38, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55.In terms of diversity, Arizona ranks 11th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In the last presidential election 45% of Arizona residents voted Democrat and 49% voted Republican.
State-wide weather information
The average air quality index rating in Arizona is 49.9 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of April with a rating of around 65.5 AQI. During the winter, the average temperature in Arizona drops to around 46Â°F. The average high winter temperature is around 75Â°F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 11Â°F in the month of December. During the summer, the average temperature in Arizona is around 81Â°F.Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 112Â°F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 34Â°F in the month of June. The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 4.92 inches of precipitation a month.The average monthly precipitation for the state of Arizona is around 1.04 inches. The average humidity across the state is 39%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 61% in the month of January. While residents of Arizona mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Arizona can include earthquakes (moderate) and floods.
Wildlife to be found in Arizona
The state of Arizona has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of oak, piÃƒÂ£Â±on, fir, and cereus.While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the rattlesnakes, the white pelican, the chuckwalla, or the black and brown bears.The state animal of Arizona is the the ringtail cat.