Gilbert, Louisiana

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Gilbert, Louisiana

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High Points

Gilbert strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Louisiana):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Gilbert Affordability of Property Taxes
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Gilbert Racial Diversity
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Gilbert Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Gilbert, Louisiana

Comparing Gilbert to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Louisiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Racial Diversity 10 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 2
Senior Citizens 5 7
Well-Paid Single Women 2 6
Age of the Population 2 4
Male Share of the Population 1 2
Well-Paid Single Men 1 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 8
Portion of People Married 3 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 2 7
People in Middle Class or Better 1 4
Median Family Income 1 3
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Short Commute Times 3 3
Public Transportation Use 2 2
Working at Home 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 5
Affordability of Rents 10 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Housing Recently Built 6 4
People Living Alone 4 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1

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Gilbert Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 41 miles SE of Monroe, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 172 miles NW of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Franklin
Standard Zip Codes 71336
Phone Area Codes 318
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.049
Longitude -91.658

Gilbert Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.9 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 55 F
Apr Temp 53 to 76 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 79 F
Annual Precip 56.5 inches
Station ST JOSEPH 3 N
Distance 25.8 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 56 F
Apr Temp 54 to 76 F
Jul Temp 73 to 93 F
Oct Temp 54 to 79 F
Annual Precip 56.4 inches
Distance 38.1 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 58 F
Apr Temp 55 to 77 F
Jul Temp 72 to 91 F
Oct Temp 55 to 79 F
Annual Precip 62 inches
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Gilbert Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 561 100%
Male 251 44.7%
Female 310 55.3%
Under 18 170 30.3%
18+ 391 69.7%
65+ 83 14.8%
Median Age 33.6
Average Family Size 3.25
White 349 62.2%
African-American 201 35.8%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 7 1.2%
Mixed Race 3 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 2%

Estimated Gilbert Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 527
Growth -34
Growth % -6.1%

Gilbert Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 45.4%
US/American 32.5%
French (except Basque) 6%
Irish 5.1%
English 3%
Dutch 2.7%
German 1.8%
Scottish 1.5%
Acadian/Cajun 0.9%
African 0.6%
Swedish 0.6%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Gilbert, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Kendricks Ferry (71336)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Gilbert 561 $26,667
Baskin 188 $31,875
Harrisonburg 746 $31,250
Mangham 595 $23,558
Sicily Island 453 $23,036
Winnsboro 5,344 $21,543
Wisner 1,140 $23,929
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