Gilroy, California Population 2020

63,096

Gilroy is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 63,096, it is the 144th largest city in California and the 602nd largest city in the United States. Gilroy is currently growing at a rate of 3.56% annually and its population has increased by 29.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 48,821 in 2010. Spanning over 17 miles, Gilroy has a population density of 3,815 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gilroy is $114,130 with a poverty rate of 9.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,761 per month, and the median house value is $636,200. The median age in Gilroy is 34.4 years, 32.5 years for males, and 36 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.5 males.

Gilroy Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gilroy 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%
The current population of Gilroy, California is 63,096, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 58,756.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 48,821.

Gilroy, California Population 2020

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 Population Pyramid 2020

Gilroy Median Age

34.4


Total

32.5


Male

36


Female

Gilroy Adults

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

Gilroy Age Dependency

66.6

Age Dependency Ratio

17.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Gilroy Sex Ratio

Female

28,404

51.16%

Male

27,121

48.84%

Gilroy Households and Families

Gilroy Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Gilroy 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 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 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 Language

Gilroy Language by Age

Gilroy Language

56.25% of Gilroy 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 Poverty

Gilroy 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

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gilroy 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 Income

Gilroy 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 Marital Status

Gilroy Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

Male Marriage Rate

46.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Gilroy Married by Age and Sex

Gilroy 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 Marital Status by Race

Gilroy 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
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74533
35 to 54521
75+429
55 to 64281
18 to 34176
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6715.60%
Hispanic6252.99%
Other882.53%
Asian732.01%
2 or More654.72%
Black436.16%

$Gilroy Veterans by Education

4.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gilroy Employment Status

70.7%

Labor Force Participation

66.8%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Gilroy 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 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202063,0962,1703.56%
201960,9262,1703.69%
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%