Gilbert, Arizona is located in the East Valley southeast of Phoenix with a population of almost 240,000 people. Gilbert is a unique combination of a small farming town with a growing metropolitan feel. You will find a variety of homes including luxurious, upscale homes and affordable, single-family residences. Gilbert has an extensive park system and hosts many festivals throughout the year. The area has plenty of shopping, entertainment, and restaurants to enjoy. Two school districts make up Gilbert’s educational system. These are Gilbert Unified School District and Higley Unified School District.