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-Pleasant winters
-Air service


-Intense summer heat
-Growth and sprawl
-Rapidly rising home prices

What Bert Has To Say About Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale Metro Area

Originally a resort city, Phoenix has grown phenomenally in the past 40 years into a full-scale urban center- largely made possible by the advent of air-conditioning. The Phoenix metropolitan area covers over 1,000 square miles. Downtown, which is fairly modest for a city its size, features a few skyscrapers, the capitol, government offices, and a few quality museums. Surrounding downtown are several large and fairly distinct city-suburbs, mostly built on a sprawling grid, in some cases separated by low hills. These include the large middle-class suburbs of Peoria, Mesa, Chandler, and Glendale; upscale Scottsdale; and the college area of Tempe which serves as home to Arizona State University. All areas are modern and generally lacking in historic interest, but keep in mind that Phoenix only had 100,000 residents in 1950.


Regional center / Capital city - South-central Arizona in a low desert valley See Local Real Estate
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City: Gilbert
Zip Codes: 85234, 85296, ... 6 total
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (no daylight savings time)
Elevation: 1107 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Gilbert

    The unemployment rate in Gilbert is 4.20 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Gilbert jobs have Increased by 3.17 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Gilbert's cost of living is 14.30% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Gilbert's Cost of Living
    Gilbert's population is 247,542 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 748.10 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 14 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Gilbert is $277,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -10.72%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Gilbert public schools spend $6,891 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.4 students per teacher in Gilbert. Learn more...

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Gilbert AZ a wonderful place to live

A family friendly town with great schools and low crime. The people are friendly, there's plenty of shopping, and easy commute to Phoenix etc. We have experienced a... (Read More)



Schools are full of bullies - including teachers

My sons have been hit on the bus, in the gym, on the playground and in the hallway. My 9 year old was punched on the bus. The teachers are bullies also. When I removed... (Read More)



Good area for children

Hello my husband just accepted a job offer in Tempe and I have been doing research on what areas around there offer the best schools for my children. We are moving from... (Read More)



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