Gonzales, California Population 2024

8,163

Gonzales is a city located in Monterey County California. Gonzales has a 2024 population of 8,163. Gonzales is currently declining at a rate of -1.66% annually and its population has decreased by -5.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,633 in 2020.

The average household income in Gonzales is $92,956 with a poverty rate of 8.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Gonzales is 29.2 years, 29.2 years for males, and 29.2 years for females.

Gonzales Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gonzales was:

  • Other race: 65.46%
  • Two or more races: 15.71%
  • White: 15.48%
  • Asian: 1.35%
  • Native American: 1.07%
  • Black or African American: 0.52%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.41%
Land Area (mi²)
1.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,318.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.44% (-470)
The current population of Gonzales, California is 8,163 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,633.

Gonzales, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Other race5,61765.46%
Two or more races1,34815.71%
White1,32815.48%
Asian1161.35%
Native American921.07%
Black or African American450.52%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander350.41%
showing: 7 rows

Other race

Two or more races

White

Asian

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Gonzales Population by Race

Gonzales Population Pyramid 2024

Gonzales Median Age

29.2

Total

29.2

Male

29.2

Female

Gonzales Adults

There are 6,232 adults, (596 of whom are seniors) in Gonzales.

Gonzales Age Dependency

52.3

Age Dependency Ratio

10.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Gonzales Sex Ratio

Female4,49652.39%
Male4,08547.61%

Gonzales Population by Age

Gonzales Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,3553.6458.241.8
Married1,3993.9970.129.9
Female4693.5343.756.3
Non Family2731.2229.770.3
Male2144.6648.151.9
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3.83

Average Family Size

3.64

Average Household Size

58.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gonzales Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Gonzales Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gonzales Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100%.

Gonzales Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,788

Average Earnings

$49,198

Average Male

$34,783

Average Female

Gonzales Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gonzales Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gonzales Language

27.08% of Gonzales residents speak only English, while 72.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 71.94% of the population.

Gonzales Language

Gonzales Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic7,6216578.62%
Other5,6174447.9%
Multiple1,34815911.8%
White697588.32%
Asian811822.22%
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8.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.68%

Male Poverty Rate

11.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gonzales

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gonzales is Asian, with 22.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gonzales is Other, with 7.9% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.99%.

Gonzales Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.31%
High School7.22%
Some College6.32%
Bachelors or Greater
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Gonzales Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed12.75%
Female Employed4.33%
Male Employed0.59%
Male Unemployed
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Gonzales Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gonzales Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gonzales Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.4%

Male Marriage Rate

47.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Gonzales Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gonzales Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

182

Number of Veterans

182

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Gonzales Veterans by War

count

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Gonzales Veterans by Age

count

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Gonzales Veterans by Race

Gonzales Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.1%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gonzales Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.4%

Labor Force Participation

57.5%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Gonzales Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gonzales Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gonzales Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

64.41%

Born in Gonzales

68.48%

Native Born

31.52%

Foreign Born

25.01%

Non Citizen

6.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

68.48% of Gonzales residents were born in the United States, with 64.41% having been born in California. 25.01% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,473-138-1.81%
20287,611-138-1.78%
20277,749-138-1.75%
20267,887-138-1.72%
20258,025-138-1.69%
20248,163-138-1.66%
20238,301-138-1.64%
20228,439-138-1.61%
20218,577-56-0.65%
20208,6333203.85%
20198,313-42-0.5%
20188,355-37-0.44%
20178,392-21-0.25%
20168,413330.39%
20158,380250.3%
20148,355320.38%
20138,323410.5%
20128,282690.84%
20118,213590.72%
20108,1545907.8%
20007,5642,90462.32%
19904,6601,76961.19%
19802,89131612.27%
19702,57543720.44%
19602,13831717.41%
19501,8211,462407.24%
189035912654.08%
1880233
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Gonzales Population by Year