Gilbert, Iowa

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Population in 2019: 1,147 (84% urban, 16% rural).
Population change since 2000: +16.2%
 
Males: 584  (51.0%)
Females: 563  (49.0%)
Median resident age:

38.3 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 50105.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $98,217 (it was $56,406 in 2000)
Gilbert:

$98,217
IA:

$61,691

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $35,389 (it was $19,741 in 2000)

Gilbert city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $222,174 (it was $113,400 in 2000)
Gilbert:

$222,174
IA:

$158,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $224,817; detached houses: $236,841; townhouses or other attached units: $227,444; in 2-unit structures: $176,193; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $145,156; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $137,174; mobile homes: $43,163

Median gross rent in 2019: $710.

March 2019 cost of living index in Gilbert: 88.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 3.9%
(2.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.8% for Black residents, 4.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 40.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Gilbert, IA (2019)
    • 90588.4%White alone
    • 504.9%Hispanic
    • 363.5%Two or more races
    • 111.1%Black alone
    • 111.1%Asian alone

Races in Gilbert detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Gilbert, Iowa as of December 08, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Gilbert is 597 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: German (30.6%), Norwegian (13.1%), American (9.4%), European (6.2%), English (4.4%), Dutch (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/15/1882

Elevation: 980 feet

Land area: 0.83 square miles.

Population density: 1,389 people per square mile   (low).

Gilbert, Iowa map

39 residents are foreign born (2.0% Latin America, 0.8% Asia, 0.7% North America).

This city:

3.8%
Iowa:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,504 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,426 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ames, IA (5.5 miles , pop. 50,731).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (135.6 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (307.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Ames, IA (2.3 miles ),
Story City, IA (2.5 miles ),
Roland, IA (2.9 miles ),
Randall, IA (3.1 miles),
Kelley, IA (3.3 miles ),
Nevada, IA (3.4 miles ),
Boone, IA (3.6 miles ),
Luther, IA (3.6 miles)

Latitude: 42.11 N, Longitude: 93.65 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 515

Distribution of median household income in Gilbert, IA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Gilbert, IA in 2019
Gilbert satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $97,800
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $93,100
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $93,100
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $113,900
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $135,700
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $128,500
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $129,200
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $144,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $192,200
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $231,700
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $205,100
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $256,200
  • 2016: 9 buildings, average cost: $244,100
  • 2017: 8 buildings, average cost: $272,900
  • 2018: 8 buildings, average cost: $253,800
  • 2019: 2 buildings, average cost: $248,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Gilbert, IA residents
Average permit cost in Gilbert, IA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.0%
Iowa:

3.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +197 (+24.9%).
Most common industries in Gilbert, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (20.7%)
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
  • Machinery (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (14.5%)
  • Construction (12.6%)
  • Machinery (6.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.1%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Utilities (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (27.8%)
  • Health care (16.2%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Gilbert, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.8%)
  • Engineers (3.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Engineers (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.5%)
  • Life and physical scientists (4.8%)
  • Computer specialists (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)

Average climate in Gilbert, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Gilbert-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 119% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 5.6 miles away from the Gilbert city center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/24/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.4 miles away from the city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gilbert-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 187% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 430.4 miles away from Gilbert center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 395.1 miles away from Gilbert center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 273.8 miles away from Gilbert center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 378.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 395.1 miles away from Gilbert center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 484.7 miles away from Gilbert center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Story County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gilbert topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Gilbert:

  • THE ABINGTON ON GRAND (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; AMES, IA)
  • AMES MARY GREELEY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; AMES, IA)
  • BETHANY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; STORY CITY, IA)
  • HOMEWARD HOSPICE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; AMES, IA)
  • STORY CITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 7 miles away; STORY CITY, IA)
  • MARY GREELEY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; AMES, IA)
  • HOMEWARD (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; AMES, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gilbert:

  • Iowa State University (about 6 miles; Ames, IA; Full-time enrollment: 28,662)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 28 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Drake University (about 35 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 39 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 67 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 71 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)
  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 78 miles; Mason City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,235)

Public high school in Gilbert:

  • GILBERT HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 312 GRETTEN, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Gilbert:

  • GILBERT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 547, Location: 109 ROTHMOOR, Grades: PK-2)
  • GILBERT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 201 E. MATHEWS, Grades: 6-8)
  • GILBERT INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Location: 103 MATHEWS DR, Grades: 3-5)
See full list of schools located in Gilbert

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Gilbert: Gilbert (A), Gilbert First Responders (B), Gilbert Fire Department (C), Ames Public Library (D), Gilbert City Hall (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Gilbert include: Gilbert Lutheran Church (A), Gilbert Evangelical Free Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Gilbert Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Story County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Gilbert and their reported violations in the past:

GILBERT WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 1,082, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-16-2008), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-21-2008), St Public Notif requested (AUG-21-2008), St BCA signed (MAR-20-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-24-2009)
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.8 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

79.3%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.7%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Gilbert:

Marital status in Gilbert, IA
  • Never married: 22.0%
  • Now married: 68.2%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 1.5%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

For population 25 years and over in Gilbert:

  • High school or higher: 98.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.0%
  • Unemployed: 0.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Iowa average:

10.3

Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Gilbert
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Gilbert, IA (based on Story County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant18,81137
Evangelical Protestant14,23354
Catholic8,8256
Other2,07113
Orthodox211
None45,581-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Story County:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Story County:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Here:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
This county:

3.75 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 62
Story County:

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

5.5%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.2%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Story County:

9.9%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Gilbert:

55.2%
Iowa:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Gilbert:

56.4%
Iowa:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Gilbert:

28.4
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.2%
Iowa:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Gilbert:

7.2%
Iowa:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Gilbert:

6.9
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Gilbert:

35.5%
Iowa:

33.8%

General health condition:
Gilbert:

62.6%
Iowa:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.5%
Iowa:

77.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gilbert, IA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$3,614$43,3686$1,739
Streets and Highways 1$2,163$25,9560$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,163$25,9560$0
Sewerage 1$4,606$55,2720$0
Water Supply 1$2,303$27,6360$0
Totals for Government 5$14,849$35,6386$1,739

Gilbert government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,000 ($0.87)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $152,000 ($132.52)
    Water Utilities: $146,000 ($127.29)
    Sewerage: $84,000 ($73.23)
    Local Fire Protection: $83,000 ($72.36)
    Parks and Recreation: $67,000 ($58.41)
    Police Protection: $61,000 ($53.18)
    Financial Administration: $58,000 ($50.57)
    Libraries: $47,000 ($40.98)
    General Public Buildings: $45,000 ($39.23)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $20,000 ($17.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($8.72)
    Central Staff Services: $10,000 ($8.72)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000 ($6.97)
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,000 ($4.36)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($3.49)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $2,000 ($1.74)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $33,000 ($28.77)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $61,000 ($53.18)
    Other - Libraries: $47,000 ($40.98)
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($8.72)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $17,000 ($14.82)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $156,000 ($136.01)

Gilbert government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $168,000 ($146.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $14,000 ($12.21)
    Other: $4,000 ($3.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($2.62)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $154,000 ($134.26)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $21,000 ($18.31)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($13.08)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($0.87)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.87)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.87)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $212,000 ($184.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $134,000 ($116.83)
  • Tax - Property: $463,000 ($403.66)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $147,000 ($128.16)
    Other License: $30,000 ($26.16)

Gilbert government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $827,000 ($721.01)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $756,000 ($659.11)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $71,000 ($61.90)

Gilbert government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,688,000 ($2343.50)

8.07% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,053 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.07%
Iowa average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Polk County, IA  1.49% ($43,210 average AGI)
from Boone County, IA  0.57% ($38,804)
from Hamilton County, IA  0.23% ($54,397)


10.04% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,323 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.04%
Iowa average:

6.23%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($319 average AGI)
Story County:

0.07%
Iowa average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Polk County, IA  2.52% ($47,510 average AGI)
to Boone County, IA  0.73% ($48,477)
to Dallas County, IA  0.27% ($43,646)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gilbert:

  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KASI (1430 AM; 1 kW; AMES, IA)
  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWBG (1590 AM; 1 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KXNO (1460 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRNT (1350 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gilbert:

  • KCCQ (105.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K290AJ (105.9 FM; GILBERT, IA; Owner: MAJESTIC AIRWAVES, INC.)
  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOI-FM (90.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCI & TECH)
  • KLRX (96.1 FM; MADRID, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KSTZ (102.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KLTI-FM (104.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • K206AW (89.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KFGQ-FM (99.3 FM; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KRKQ (98.3 FM; BOONE, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGGO (94.9 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAZR (103.3 FM; PELLA, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KIOA (93.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KURE (88.5 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: RESIDENCE ASSOCS. B/CSTNG SER., INC.)
  • KKDM (107.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KJJY (92.5 FM; WEST DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Gilbert:

  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • K48FZ (Channel 48; AMES, IA; Owner: TV-52, INC.)
  • K56GD (Channel 56; AMES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
  • K19DX (Channel 19; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • K27EW (Channel 27; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • K33ED (Channel 33; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K51EP (Channel 51; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K53FD (Channel 53; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K59FM (Channel 59; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K69GZ (Channel 69; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • WBXF-CA (Channel 4; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • K25FA (Channel 25; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K47EK (Channel 47; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K49DZ (Channel 49; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K55GV (Channel 55; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K57GN (Channel 57; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K61GF (Channel 61; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • KFPX (Channel 39; NEWTON, IA; Owner: PAXSON DES MOINES LICENSE, INC.)

Gilbert fatal accident list:

Oct 30, 2015 07:33 PM, Cr-R50 George W Carver Ave, Cr-E23 170th St, Lat: 42.106886, Lon: -93.659206, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 13.0mTotal length
  • 4,950Total average daily traffic
  • 70Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,950Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Aaron P Uitenbroek, East Side Of I-35, 0.5 Miles North Of Exit 116 (Lat: 42.085083 Lon: -93.565111), Type: 93.0, Overall height: 85.4 m, Registrant: Nextel Partners, Inc., Aaron.Uitenbroek@nextelpartners.Com, , West -Des Moines, Phone: (515) 453-2163
  • Doddie L Braico, East Side Of I-35, 0.5 Miles North Of Exit 116 (Lat: 42.085083 Lon: -93.565111), Type: 93.0, Overall height: 85.4 m, Registrant: Nextel Partners, Inc., Aaron.Uitenbroek@nextelpartners.Com, , West -Des Moines, Phone: (515) 453-2163

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Lat: 42.107861 Lon: -93.636083, Call Sign: WQFI508,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.2800 MHz, Grant Date: 07/21/2016, Expiration Date: 07/24/2026, Certifier: John Kinley, Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc, 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464, Email:
  • GILBERT ELEMENTARY, 109 Rothmoor Drive (Lat: 42.105722 Lon: -93.644500), Type: Building, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WQWN493,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.850 MHz, Grant Date: 10/13/2015, Expiration Date: 10/13/2025, Certifier: Staci Edwards, Registrant: Visiplex, Inc., 1287 North Barclay Boulevard, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089, Phone: (847) 229-0250, Fax: (847) 229-0259, Email:
  • Lat: 42.107056 Lon: -93.649611, Call Sign: WRDJ829,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.112 MHz, Grant Date: 05/16/2019, Expiration Date: 05/16/2029, Certifier: Ryan Forth, Registrant: Electronic Engineering Co, 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:
  • Lat: 42.125111 Lon: -93.638444, Call Sign: WRKJ622,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.262 MHz, 469.262 MHz, Grant Date: 01/12/2021, Expiration Date: 01/12/2031, Certifier: Ron Peterson, Registrant: Electronic Engineering Co, 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • GBTF365A0, Lat: 42.109694 Lon: -93.649222, Type: Building, Structure height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQJA665,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2018, Expiration Date: 02/14/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2021, Registrant: Rise Broadband, 61 Inverness Drive East Suite 250, Englewood, CO 80211, Phone: (402) 739-8482, Email:
  • GBTF365A90, Lat: 42.109694 Lon: -93.649222, Type: Building, Structure height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQJA665,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2018, Expiration Date: 02/14/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2021, Registrant: Rise Broadband, 61 Inverness Drive East Suite 250, Englewood, CO 80211, Phone: (402) 739-8482, Email:
  • GBTF365A180, Lat: 42.109694 Lon: -93.649222, Type: Building, Structure height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQJA665,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2018, Expiration Date: 02/14/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2021, Registrant: Rise Broadband, 61 Inverness Drive East Suite 250, Englewood, CO 80211, Phone: (402) 739-8482, Email:
  • GBTF365A270, Lat: 42.109694 Lon: -93.649222, Type: Building, Structure height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQJA665,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2018, Expiration Date: 02/14/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2021, Registrant: Rise Broadband, 61 Inverness Drive East Suite 250, Englewood, CO 80211, Phone: (402) 739-8482, Email:
  • GBT, 201 2nd St (Lat: 42.109694 Lon: -93.649222), Type: Silo, Structure height: 41.1 m, Overall height: 50.3 m, Call Sign: WRDV525,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11325.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz... (+12 more), Grant Date: 07/30/2019, Expiration Date: 07/30/2029, Certifier: Donnie Happel, Registrant: Micronet Communications, Inc., 812 Lexington Dr, Plano, TX 75075, Phone: (972) 422-7200, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gilbert)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: MOSES A RV-10 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO 540 SER (260 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 719AM, N719AM, N-719AM, Serial Number: 40136, Year manufactured: 2010, Airworthiness Date: 08/20/2010, Certificate Issue Date: 07/01/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Adrian J Moses, Po Box 27, Gilbert, IA 50105

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$231,5704$188,913
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$136,090
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0001.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Gilbert, IA
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2002 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2017 the average number of fire incidents per year is 7. The highest number of fire incidents - 18 took place in 2011, and the least - 1 in 2014. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Gilbert, IA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (49.1%), and Structure Fires (33.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Gilbert, IA
    • 5449.1%Outside Fires
    • 3733.6%Structure Fires
    • 1513.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 43.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gilbert, IA
Most common first names in Gilbert, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Gertrude388.3 years
Betty382.0 years
Alma384.3 years
James367.6 years
John387.0 years
Kenneth379.6 years
Mary380.3 years
Gladys292.5 years
Albert269.5 years
Frank281.0 years
Most common last names in Gilbert, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson579.6 years
Brown384.0 years
Clouser287.5 years
Clymer293.5 years
Arnold285.9 years
Harriman278.0 years
Conrad275.0 years
Fitzgerald275.0 years
Hansen270.5 years
Hillis284.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Gilbert, IA
  • 90.9%Utility gas
  • 8.0%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Gilbert, IA
  • 67.6%Utility gas
  • 28.4%Electricity
  • 4.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Gilbert compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Gilbert on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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