Gonzales, Louisiana Population 2022

12,721
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Gonzales is a city located in Ascension Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 12,721, it is the 42nd largest city in Louisiana and the 3407th largest city in the United States. Gonzales is currently growing at a rate of 1.96% annually and its population has increased by 4.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,231 in 2020. Spanning over 9 miles, Gonzales has a population density of 1,392 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gonzales is $67,989 with a poverty rate of 16.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Gonzales is 34.7 years, 34.7 years for males, and 34.7 years for females.

Gonzales Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 51.37%
  • White: 36.31%
  • Other race: 5.77%
  • Two or more races: 4.20%
  • Asian: 2.35%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Gonzales, Louisiana is 12,721 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 12,231.

Gonzales, Louisiana Population 2022

Population by Race

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Gonzales Population by Race

Gonzales Population Pyramid 2022

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Gonzales Median Age

34.1


Total

30.4


Male

36.1


Female

Gonzales Adults

There are 8,207 adults, (1,533 of whom are seniors) in Gonzales.

Gonzales Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Gonzales Sex Ratio

Female

5,732

52.43%

Male

5,200

47.57%

Gonzales Population by Age

Gonzales Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gonzales Household Types

65.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gonzales Households and Families

2.93

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Gonzales Households by Type

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Gonzales Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gonzales Educational Attainment by Race

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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 white people with a rate of 31.35%.

Gonzales Educational Attainment by Race

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$40,465

Average Earnings

$42,173

Average Male

$36,677

Average Female

Gonzales Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gonzales Language by Age

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Gonzales Language

88.50% of Gonzales residents speak only English, while 11.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.94% of the population.

Gonzales Language

Gonzales Poverty by Race

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16.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.70%

Male Poverty Rate

17.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gonzales

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gonzales is Hispanic, with 25.82% 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 4.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.87%.

Gonzales Poverty

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Gonzales Poverty Rate by Education

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Gonzales Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gonzales Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Gonzales Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.3%

Male Marriage Rate

34.2%

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 55-64, 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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342

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Gonzales Veterans by War

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Gonzales Veterans by Age

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Gonzales Veterans by Race

Gonzales Veterans by Education

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10.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gonzales Veterans by Education

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63.1%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

6.2%

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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80.14%

Born in Gonzales

92.58%

Native Born

7.42%

Foreign Born

4.88%

Non Citizen

2.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.58% of Gonzales residents were born in the United States, with 80.14% having been born in Louisiana. 4.88% 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

Gonzales Population by Year