Gilroy, California Population 2022

60,364
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Gilroy is a city located in Santa Clara County California. Gilroy has a 2020 population of 60,364. Gilroy is currently growing at a rate of 0.74% annually and its population has increased by 23.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 49,006 in 2010.

The average household income in Gilroy is $123,282 with a poverty rate of 6.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,929 per month, and the median house value is $717,800. The median age in Gilroy is 34.4 years, 33 years for males, and 35.7 years for females.

Gilroy Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gilroywas:

  • White: 63.64%
  • Two or more races: 13.62%
  • Asian: 10.76%
  • Other race: 9.80%
  • Black or African American: 1.65%
  • Native American: 0.54%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Gilroy, California is 60,364 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 60,364.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 49,006.

Gilroy, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White35,14563.64%
Black or African American9111.65%
American Indian and Alaska Native2960.54%
Asian5,94110.76%
Some Other Race5,4119.80%
Two or More Races7,52313.62%
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Gilroy Population by Race

Gilroy Population Pyramid 2022

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Gilroy Median Age

34.9


Total

32.8


Male

36.3


Female

Gilroy Adults

There are 39,409 adults, (6,490 of whom are seniors) in Gilroy.

Gilroy Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Gilroy Sex Ratio

Female

28,439

51.49%

Male

26,788

48.51%

Gilroy Population by Age

Gilroy Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gilroy Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.7%23.3%
All63.6%36.4%
Non Family51.7%48.3%
Female44.4%55.6%
Male32.7%67.3%

63.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gilroy Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,6773.563.6
Married8,9464.0176.7
Male8953.9632.7
Female2,6993.9444.4
Non Family3,1371.5151.7

3.85

Average Family Size

3.5

Average Household Size

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Gilroy Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,96211.64%
9th to 12th Grade2,1596.34%
High School Graduate7,32021.51%
Some College8,13223.90%
Associates Degree2,7137.97%
Bachelors Degree6,36818.71%
Graduate Degree3,3789.93%
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Gilroy Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gilroy Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian4,0983,8252,326
Black529471276
White11,27210,7954,116
Native American21515370
2+ Races3,5753,268978
Hispanic17,27311,9572,622
Other Race3,0422,134447

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.77%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.76%.

Gilroy Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,268$64,754$40,561
Less Than 9th Grade$33,118$39,639$24,434
High School Graduate$41,915$51,049$31,091
Some College$47,344$62,990$38,253
Bachelors Degree$86,061$106,116$66,852
Graduate Degree$93,214$116,000$69,402

$51,268

Average Earnings

$64,754

Average Male

$40,561

Average Female

Gilroy Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gilroy Language by Age

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Gilroy Language

54.16% of Gilroy residents speak only English, while 45.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 36.41% of the population.

Gilroy Language

Gilroy Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black90012914.33%
Hispanic31,4782,6618.45%
White14,7168335.66%
Native292103.42%
Asian5,8851803.06%
Other635NaN%
Multiple7,4582202.95%

6.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.27%

Male Poverty Rate

8.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gilroy

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gilroy is Black, with 14.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gilroy is Multiple, with 2.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.03%.

Gilroy Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.22%
High School6.82%
Some College6.34%
Bachelors or Greater1.88%

Gilroy Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.68%
Male Unemployed6.04%
Female Employed3.45%
Female Unemployed34.25%

Gilroy Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gilroy Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$107,729$131,459
Families$118,979$141,840
Married Families$135,230-
Non Families$54,507$76,189
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Income by Household Type

Gilroy Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

Male Marriage Rate

46.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Gilroy Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Gilroy Marital Status by Race

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Gilroy Marital Status

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1,535

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War290
First Gulf War183
Vietnam541
Korea50
World War II75

Gilroy Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34228
35 to 54332
55 to 64244
65 to 74428
75+303

Gilroy Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3145.07%
Black192.94%
Native American10.47%
Asian1312.96%
Other Race250.68%
2+ Races450.98%
Hispanic4862.30%

Gilroy Veterans by Race

Gilroy Veterans by Education

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1.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gilroy Veterans by Education

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69%

Labor Force Participation

65%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Gilroy Employment by Age

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Gilroy Employment by Race

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Gilroy Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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64.38%

Born in Gilroy

75.82%

Native Born

24.18%

Foreign Born

11.87%

Non Citizen

12.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

75.82% of Gilroy residents were born in the United States, with 64.38% having been born in California. 11.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gilroy Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18701,6250.00%
18801,621-4-0.02%
18901,694730.44%
19001,8201260.72%
19102,4376172.96%
19202,8624251.62%
19303,5026402.04%
19403,6151130.32%
19504,9511,3363.19%
19607,3482,3974.03%
197012,6845,3365.61%
198025,76913,0857.35%
199031,4875,7182.02%
200041,4649,9772.79%
201049,0067,5421.69%
201149,7006941.42%
201250,7181,0182.05%
201351,8931,1752.32%
201452,5386451.24%
201553,2597211.37%
201655,3692,1103.96%
201757,5492,1803.94%
201858,5881,0391.81%
201959,0324440.76%
202059,4764440.75%
202159,9204440.75%
202260,3644440.74%

Gilroy Population by Year