Gilbert Arizona Homes

Gilbert Arizona

Find Information On Homes For Sale In Gilbert Arizona Near Phoenix

Gilbert ArizonaThe Town of Gilbert Arizona is located southeast of Phoenix in what would be referred to as the greater Phoenix metropolitan area. Gilbert Arizona has paralleled the growth of Phoenix and is now has the largest population of any “town” in the U.S.

Gilbert Arizona was once an agricultural community that has been transformed into a diverse economical suburban area. Gilbert Arizona population has grown from 5,700 in 1980 to over 200,000 in 2010. The 2013 estimated population is 229,000.

As with many Arizona towns and cities, Gilbert Arizona owes its beginnings to the railroad. William Gilbert provided land to the Arizona Eastern Railway in the early 1900’s to build the rail line between Phoenix and Florence Arizona.

Around 1912, Gilbert Arizona became home to Mormon’s who left their settlements in Mexico due to Pancho Villa troops. Gilbert Arizona was incorporated in 1920. The quiet farming area was fueled by the railroad and construction of the Roosevelt Dam and the Eastern and Consolidated Canals.

Gilbert Arizona Home Prices

It is estimated that the median Gilbert Arizona home value is around $267,000, which is about $129/sq ft. That value is slightly higher than the Phoenix average of $127/sq ft. The median 2014 listing listing price for a Gilbert Arizona home is about $295,000, while the median sales price is $251,000.

If you are looking for a home in Gilbert Arizona for a winter retreat or place to retire too, then perhaps homes in the Tucson area should also be on your list. Gilbert Arizona is less than 2 hours from Oro Valley AZ just north of Tucson. Taking Highway 60 southeast to Florence and continuing on Hwy 79 and then south on Oracle Rd (Hwy 77) to Oro Valley AZ -OR by taking I-10 – MAP

About Tucson And Oro Valley Arizona

The City of Tucson is home for the University of Arizona. Go Wildcats!! That means there is an endless list of things to do and activities available. The Tucson area has rich cultural heritage and an abundance of Tucson attractions. Museums, galleries, shops, and live performances are available the year around.

If you are taking Hwy 187 and Hwy 79 to Oracle Road you will find two Robson Resort Communities. SaddleBrooke to the south and SaddleBrooke Ranch to the north. These are two very popular active adult communities just north of Tucson AZ. There are other adult communities in Oro Valley AZ that provide the opportunity to meet new friends and pursue personal interests in an active retirement.

About Oro Valley AZ

Oro Valley Arizona presently encompasses approximately 34 square miles. Oro Valley provides a great public parks system, notable outdoor amenities and retailing venues. The Oro Valley Hospital on Tangerine Rd services the residents of Oro Valley, SaddleBrooke and Northwest Tucson AZ

Oro Valley families are served by the Amphitheater School District which is one of the statistically highest performing public school systems in Arizona. Search for an Oro Valley Homes By School.


Many of our clients start their Arizona home search in Gilbert Arizona or the greater Phoenix area. Guess what, they like the Tucson area better. If you are considering a home in Gilbert Arizona or Phoenix, then also take a look at homes Northwest of Tucson AZ. Oro Valley, Dove Mountain and Marana all have active adult communities and lot of things to do. Give us a call, we can help you find that perfect place in the Northwest Tucson area.

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