Gonzales is a city located in Ascension Parish Louisiana. Gonzales has a 2020 population of 11,326. Gonzales is currently growing at a rate of 1.10% annually and its population has increased by 15.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,813 in 2010.
The average household income in Gonzales is $67,989 with a poverty rate of 19.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $978 per month, and the median house value is $161,200. The median age in Gonzales is 34.7 years, 34.7 years for males, and 34.7 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gonzaleswas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 21.92%.
87.84% of Gonzales residents speak only English, while 12.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.98% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Gonzales is Hispanic, with 28.72% 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 6.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.40%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Gonzales
91.52% of Gonzales residents were born in the United States, with 75.77% having been born in Louisiana. 7.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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