Gonzales, California Population 2022

8,739
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Gonzales is a city located in Monterey County California. With a 2020 population of 8,739, it is the 507th largest city in California and the 4529th largest city in the United States. Gonzales is currently growing at a rate of 0.53% annually and its population has increased by 1.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,647 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Gonzales has a population density of 4,623 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gonzales is $74,503 with a poverty rate of 10.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,162 per month, and the median house value is $388,800. The median age in Gonzales is 30.3 years, 29 years for males, and 30.5 years for females.

Gonzales Demographics

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

  • Other race: 58.09%
  • White: 30.69%
  • Two or more races: 8.24%
  • Asian: 1.56%
  • Native American: 0.56%
  • Black or African American: 0.46%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.41%
The current population of Gonzales, California is 8,739 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,647.

Gonzales, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,56230.69%
Black or African American380.46%
American Indian and Alaska Native470.56%
Asian1301.56%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander340.41%
Some Other Race4,84958.09%
Two or More Races6888.24%
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Gonzales Population by Race

Gonzales Population Pyramid 2022

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Gonzales Median Age

29


Total

28.5


Male

30.1


Female

Gonzales Adults

There are 5,754 adults, (572 of whom are seniors) in Gonzales.

Gonzales Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

11

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Gonzales Sex Ratio

Female

3,944

47.24%

Male

4,404

52.76%

Gonzales Population by Age

Gonzales Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gonzales Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71%29%
All55.7%44.3%
Non Family47.4%52.6%
Male44.1%55.9%
Female20.6%79.4%

55.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gonzales Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1663.8555.7
Married1,2884.3271
Male2274.6244.1
Female4363.4320.6
Non Family2151.0947.4

4.02

Average Family Size

3.85

Average Household Size

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Gonzales Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,40328.80%
9th to 12th Grade57211.74%
High School Graduate1,13323.26%
Some College1,03621.26%
Associates Degree3587.35%
Bachelors Degree2685.50%
Graduate Degree1022.09%
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Gonzales Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gonzales Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American35359
White33727976
Asian83587
2+ Races49941539
Hispanic4,3482,456287
Other Race2,8011,412126
Black3636
Islander3434

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 25.71%.

Gonzales Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,268$40,984$28,824
Less Than 9th Grade$30,308$32,104$23,400
High School Graduate$36,618$41,958$30,864
Some College$49,000$55,742$40,650
Bachelors Degree$44,870$56,250$
Graduate Degree$80,156$$81,289

$33,268

Average Earnings

$40,984

Average Male

$28,824

Average Female

Gonzales Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gonzales Language by Age

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Gonzales Language

24.60% of Gonzales residents speak only English, while 75.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 74.79% of the population.

Gonzales Language

Gonzales Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian1042423.08%
Hispanic7,69587311.35%
White41730.72%
Other587NaN%

10.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.00%

Male Poverty Rate

11.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gonzales

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gonzales is Asian, with 23.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gonzales is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.34%.

Gonzales Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.81%
High School4.50%
Some College3.01%
Bachelors or Greater10.27%

Gonzales Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.86%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed4.08%
Female Unemployed31.19%

Gonzales Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gonzales Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$69,136$76,362
Families$72,316$77,131
Married Families$86,768-
Non Families$31,781$37,908
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Income by Household Type

Gonzales Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Gonzales Married by Age and Sex

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Gonzales Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Gonzales Marital Status by Race

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Gonzales Marital Status

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134

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War24
First Gulf War
Vietnam31
Korea
World War II

Gonzales Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3424
35 to 5416
55 to 6451
65 to 7443
75+

Gonzales Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White322.08%
Black2873.68%
Other Race340.99%
2+ Races406.81%
Hispanic741.43%

Gonzales Veterans by Race

Gonzales Veterans by Education

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0.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gonzales Veterans by Education

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65.9%

Labor Force Participation

63.7%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Gonzales Employment by Age

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Gonzales Employment by Race

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Gonzales 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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65.76%

Born in Gonzales

69.80%

Native Born

30.20%

Foreign Born

23.67%

Non Citizen

6.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

69.80% of Gonzales residents were born in the United States, with 65.76% having been born in California. 23.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gonzales Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18802330.00%
18903591264.42%
19501,8211,4622.74%
19602,1383171.62%
19702,5754371.88%
19802,8913161.16%
19904,6601,7694.89%
20007,5642,9044.96%
20108,1876230.79%
20118,233460.56%
20128,279460.56%
20138,325460.56%
20148,371460.55%
20158,417460.55%
20168,463460.55%
20178,509460.54%
20188,555460.54%
20198,601460.54%
20208,647460.53%
20218,693460.53%
20228,739460.53%

Gonzales Population by Year