Gilbert, Arizona






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A Taste of Gilbert, Arizona

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT GILBERT?

  1. Gilbert is a town in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, just southeast of Phoenix, within the Phoenix metropolitan area. Gilbert was recognized in 2010 as the "36th Best Place to Live in the nation". Gilbert has grown at an extremely high rate, increasing in population from 5,717 in 1980 to 208,453 as of repored the by the Census Bureau 2010.

  2. Gilbert has evolved into a highly educated and affluent community supporting high-wage jobs in life science and health services, high technology, clean and renewable energy, and corporate and regional headquarters/offices in advanced business services.

  3. History:  Gilbert owes its beginnings to William "Bobby" Gilbert who provided land to the Arizona Eastern Railway in 1902 to construct a rail line between Phoenix and Florence, Arizona. In 1912, many Mormons who had fled the Mormon colonies in Mexico due to the actions of the forces of Pancho Villa settled in Gilbert. By 1915, they began holding church meetings at the Gilbert Elementary School. In 1918, they were organized into the Gilbert Ward.

Radio Stations:
KZAI 89.9 FM Superior, AZ Christian Contemporary
KVIT 90.7 FM Apache Junction, AZ Top-40
KTAR 92.3 FM Glendale, AZ News/Talk
KOOL 94.5 FM Phoenix, AZ Classic Hits
KYOT 95.5 FM Phoenix, AZ Rhythmic Oldies
K241BQ (KBSZ) 96.1 FM Fort McDowell, AZ News/Talk
KZON 101.5 FM Phoenix, AZ Hip Hop
KZZP 104.7 FM Mesa, AZ Top-40
KLVA 105.5 FM Casa Grande, AZ Christian Contemporary
KFYI 550 AM Phoenix, AZ News/Talk
KMVP 860 AM Phoenix, AZ Gospel Music
KGME 910 AM Phoenix, AZ Sports
KKNT 960 AM Phoenix, AZ Talk
KAZG 1440 AM Scottsdale, AZ Oldies
KPHX 1480 AM Phoenix, AZ Talk
KFNN 1510 AM Mesa, AZ Business News

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Demographics of Gilbert, Arizona

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

81.51%

3.08%

0.79%

4.70%

15.39%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Businesses in Gilbert, Arizona


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


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  1. Braids by Mireille & Company -  Category: Hair Salons - Private braider w/ 26 yrs experience specializing in natural looking single braids and micro-braid weaving. Best braider in AZ. -  Williamsfield and Greenfield - Gilbert, Arizona (480) 471-5758

  2. Endless Creations Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salons - We are a cutting edge hair care salon specializing in Ethnic/Black hair located in Gilbert, Arizona. We are a dedicated team of stylist and braiders. We pride ourselves in affordability, courtesy, timeliness, and quality. -  3249 S Lindsay Rd. - Gilbert, Arizona (480) 812-2228  - (reviews)

  3. Hairadize -  Category: Hair Salons   -  2680 S Val Vista Dr Ste 140 Gilbert, AZ 85295 (480) 722-7545  - (reviews)

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ANNUAL EVENTS



  1. Angels of Light Beauty Pageant -   510 N. Horne St, Gilbert, Arizona -   (877) 305-1262   - (visit website)

    Annual Angels of Light Beauty Pageant. A natural pageant for all girls 0 months to 18 years old. We offer cash prizes, many titles, no politics, fair judging by people in the modeling/talent industry,a Special Needs Division,and FUN!!!


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