Gilroy, California Population 2022

61,660
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Gilroy is a city located in Santa Clara County California. With a 2020 population of 61,660, it is the 154th largest city in California and the 689th largest city in the United States. Gilroy is currently growing at a rate of 1.77% annually and its population has increased by 3.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 59,520 in 2020. Spanning over 17 miles, Gilroy has a population density of 3,729 people per square mile.

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 61,660 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 59,520.

Gilroy, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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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

63.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gilroy Households and Families

3.85

Average Family Size

3.5

Average Household Size

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Gilroy Households by Type

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Gilroy Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gilroy Educational Attainment by Race

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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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$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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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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Gilroy Poverty Rate by Education

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Gilroy Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gilroy Income by Household Type

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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

Gilroy Veterans by War

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Gilroy Veterans by Age

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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

Gilroy Population by Year