Gonzales County, Texas Population 2018

Gonzales County, Texas's estimated population is 20,893 with a growth rate of 2.57% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gonzales County, Texas is the 119th largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201720,8935232.57%
201620,370-493-2.36%
201620,8633251.58%
201520,5381810.89%
201420,3572181.08%
201320,1392241.12%
201219,9151730.88%
201119,742-46-0.23%
201019,7882,58315.01%
199017,2053221.91%
198016,8835083.10%
197016,375-1,470-8.24%
196017,845-3,319-15.68%
195021,164-4,911-18.83%
194026,075-2,262-7.98%
193028,337-101-0.36%
192028,4383831.37%
191028,055-827-2.86%
190028,88210,86660.31%
189018,0163,17621.40%
188014,8405,88965.79%
18708,95189211.07%
18608,0596,567440.15%
18501,4920.00%

Gonzales County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White11,556
Some Other Race6,981
Black or African American1,268
Two or More Races497
American Indian and Alaska Native39
Asian21
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Gonzales County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Gonzales County, Texas Median Age

37.3


Total

36.2


Male

38


Female

Gonzales County, Texas Adults

There are 14,890 adults, (3,280 of which are seniors) in Gonzales County, Texas.

Gonzales County, Texas Age Dependency

75.3

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Gonzales County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

10,074

49.46%

Male

10,296

50.54%

Gonzales County, Texas Households and Families

Gonzales County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Gonzales County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.4%19.6%
Male77.1%22.9%
All67.9%32.1%
Non Family59.8%40.2%
Female36.3%63.7%

67.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gonzales County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,6113.0367.9
Married3,4253.5980.4
Non Family1,9051.1359.8
Female9624.4136.3
Male3194.2577.1

3.69

Average Family Size

3.03

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Gonzales County, Texas Households

Gonzales County, Texas Education

Gonzales County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,03915.67%
9th to 12th Grade1,53411.79%
High School Graduate4,41233.90%
Some College2,72520.94%
Associates Degree5173.97%
Bachelors Degree1,2879.89%
Graduate Degree5023.86%

Gonzales County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,6186,0011,498
Hispanic5,4832,749210
Other Race3,8021,64184
Black81061665
Multiple Races16212820
Native American284
Asian1111
Islander88

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 22.64%.

Gonzales County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,642$33,385$23,490
Less Than High School$21,890$24,678$15,074
High School Grad$27,822$36,202$22,247
Some College$30,307$42,500$25,592
Bachelors Degree$45,050$53,448$38,521
Graduate Degree$60,250$63,555$53,438

$27,642

Average Earnings

$33,385

Average Male

$23,490

Average Female

Gonzales County, Texas Language

Gonzales County, Texas Language by Age

Gonzales County, Texas Language

62.45% of Gonzales County, Texas residents speak only English, while 37.55% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 36.85% of the population.

Gonzales County, Texas Poverty

Gonzales County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic9,8922,31923.44%
Other6,8601,75625.60%
White8,5866237.26%
Black1,21547338.93%
Multiple4947014.17%
Asian211361.90%

17.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.97%

Male Poverty Rate

19.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gonzales County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gonzales County, Texas is Asian, with 61.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gonzales County, Texas is White, with 7.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.14%.

Gonzales County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.02%
High School13.44%
Some College8.29%
Bachelors or Greater2.08%

Gonzales County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.44%
Male Unemployed43.38%
Female Employed9.34%
Male Employed6.42%

Gonzales County, Texas Income

Gonzales County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,630$64,511
Families$56,107$74,030
Married Families$64,150$
Non Families$20,594$36,287

Gonzales County, Texas Marital Status

Gonzales County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.4%

Male Marriage Rate

50.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Gonzales County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Gonzales County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Gonzales County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Gonzales County, Texas Veterans

Gonzales County, Texas Veterans by War

1,131

Number of Veterans

1,022

Male Veterans

109

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam415
Korea170
First Gulf War106
Second Gulf War105
World War II32

Gonzales County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74314
75+298
35 to 54263
55 to 64186
18 to 3470

Gonzales County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White90610.04%
Hispanic2724.17%
Other1122.47%
Black10610.53%
2 or More72.65%

Gonzales County, Texas Veterans by Education

7.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gonzales County, Texas Employment Status

Gonzales County, Texas Employment by Age

60.6%

Labor Force Participation

56.7%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Gonzales County, Texas Employment by Race

Gonzales County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Gonzales County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Gonzales723776604235.84%
Nixon 238524951104.61%
Waelder10651123585.45%
Smiley549575264.74%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990