Gilroy, California Population 2020

58,756

Gilroy, California's estimated population is 58,756 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Gilroy, California is the 155th largest city in California based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 3639.92 people/mi² (1405.37 people/km²).

The overall median age is 34.4 years, 32.5 years for males, and 36 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.5 males.

The median income for households in Gilroy, California is $, while the mean household income is $.

Gilroy Ca Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gilroy Ca was:

  • White: 75.45%
  • Other race: 9.03%
  • Asian: 8.60%
  • Two or more races: 4.76%
  • Black or African American: 1.55%
  • Native American: 0.61%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%

How Many People Live in Gilroy, California?

58,756
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201858,7561,1772.04%
201757,5792,1703.92%
201655,4092,1173.97%
201553,2927161.36%
201452,5766521.26%
201351,9241,1862.34%
201250,7381,0292.07%
201149,7096961.42%
201049,0137,5491.69%
200041,4649,9772.79%
199031,4875,7182.02%
198025,76913,0857.35%
197012,6845,3365.61%
19607,3482,3974.03%
19504,9511,3363.19%
19403,6151130.32%
19303,5026402.04%
19202,8624251.62%
19102,4376172.96%
19001,8201260.72%
18901,694730.44%
18801,621-4-0.02%
18701,6250.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White41,89275.45%
Some Other Race5,0149.03%
Asian4,7778.60%
Two or More Races2,6434.76%
Black or African American8591.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native3400.61%

Gilroy Ca Population Pyramid 2020

Gilroy Ca Median Age

34.4


Total

32.5


Male

36


Female

Gilroy Ca Adults

There are 39,271 adults, (5,944 of whom are seniors) in Gilroy Ca.

Gilroy Ca Age Dependency

66.6

Age Dependency Ratio

17.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Gilroy Ca Sex Ratio

Female

28,404

51.16%

Male

27,121

48.84%

Gilroy Ca Households and Families

Gilroy Ca Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Gilroy Ca Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.8%27.2%
All60.5%39.5%
Non Family52.5%47.5%
Female38.8%61.2%
Male33.4%66.6%

60.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,2083.460.5
Married9,2403.8672.8
Non Family3,1971.4352.5
Female2,6923.9438.8
Male1,0793.8733.4

3.72

Average Family Size

3.4

Average Household Size

7.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Gilroy Ca Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,76810.96%
9th to 12th Grade2,6647.75%
High School Graduate7,04820.49%
Some College8,60725.03%
Associates Degree2,9548.59%
Bachelors Degree6,02617.52%
Graduate Degree3,3239.66%

Gilroy Ca Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic17,34811,7902,029
White12,28611,7355,027
Asian3,4663,2601,873
Other Race2,7411,788313
Multiple Races1,116938271
Black681612312
Native American24821739

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.52%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 54.04%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,161$57,707$34,188
Less Than High School$24,298$34,638$18,300
High School Grad$36,457$44,824$27,674
Some College$47,533$59,655$33,148
Bachelors Degree$79,238$89,200$65,907
Graduate Degree$86,816$101,792$64,389

$47,161

Average Earnings

$57,707

Average Male

$34,188

Average Female

Gilroy Ca Language

Gilroy Ca Language by Age

Gilroy Ca Language

56.25% of Gilroy Ca residents speak only English, while 43.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 35.70% of the population.

Gilroy Ca Poverty

Gilroy Ca Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic32,0854,00912.49%
Other4,96474615.03%
White16,4627044.28%
Asian4,7201833.88%
Multiple2,6141656.31%
Black84110712.72%
Native340113.24%

9.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.58%

Male Poverty Rate

9.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gilroy Ca

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gilroy Ca is Other, with 15.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gilroy Ca is Native, with 3.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.00%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School13.12%
High School7.70%
Some College7.13%
Bachelors or Greater1.75%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.40%
Male Unemployed13.17%
Female Employed4.38%
Male Employed4.02%

Gilroy Ca Income

Gilroy Ca Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$94,548$114,130
Families$103,502$121,082
Married Families$127,278-
Non Families$57,956$71,642

Gilroy Ca Marital Status

Gilroy Ca Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

Male Marriage Rate

46.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Gilroy Ca Married by Age and Sex

Gilroy Ca Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Gilroy Ca Marital Status by Race

Gilroy Ca Veterans

1,940

Number of Veterans

1,861

Male Veterans

79

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam697
First Gulf War307
Second Gulf War296
Korea140
World War II92

Gilroy Ca Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6715.60%
Hispanic6252.99%
Other882.53%
Asian732.01%
2 or More654.72%
Black436.16%

Gilroy Ca Veterans by Education

4.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gilroy Ca Employment Status

70.7%

Labor Force Participation

66.8%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Gilroy Ca Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

64.55%

Born in California

76.61%

Native Born

23.39%

Foreign Born

12.94%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

76.61% of Gilroy Ca residents were born in the United States, with 64.55% having been born in California. 12.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.