Welcome to Data Dots, a monthly dive into some individual data from Gilbert, AZ! Data Dots are fun, timely, or interesting insights about data that’s currently being used by the team with some visuals we’ve created to show trends, patterns, and breakdowns of bigger data sets.
In Arizona, cities can have two kinds of property tax: primary and secondary. Gilbert does not have a primary property tax, which is used for general operations like the police, fire or parks. Instead, we use sales tax money to pay for these things. We do have a secondary property tax, but only to pay for projects […]
Arizona could gain a congressional seat in the United States House of Representatives if everyone is counted in the 2020 Census.
Looking for something to do while you’re social distancing? For the first time, you can submit the Census online! Ten minutes of your time can help provide funds for services needed in hospitals, schools, roads, and much more.
Do you want to be represented as your 2010 self? Neither do we! Gilbert has changed a lot in the past decade (heck, I, Alex didn’t even exist 😜) and we don’t look the same. Our population increased from 22% to 208,453 to 259,386 in 2019, which is over 50,000 new people calling Gilbert their home. This is […]
Gilbert is at risk of undercounting young children in the 2020 Census. The Census Hard-to-Count map below identifies areas in Gilbert that are of high risk of undercounting children under the age of five years old.
As part of Gilbert’s Centennial birthday celebration in 2020, we wanted your feedback on our brand and becoming a city. Here’s what you had to say: