Gonzales, Texas Population 2021

7,543
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Gonzales is a city located in Gonzales County Texas. It is also the county seat of Gonzales County. With a 2020 population of 7,543, it is the 286th largest city in Texas and the 3766th largest city in the United States . Gonzales is currently growing at a rate of 0.07% annually and its population has increased by 4.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,237 in 2010. Gonzales reached it's highest population of 7,549 in 2016. Spanning over 6 miles, Gonzales has a population density of 1,241 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gonzales is $62,104 with a poverty rate of 16.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $755 per month, and the median house value is $124,900. The median age in Gonzales is 32.5 years, 30.5 years for males, and 34.7 years for females.

Gonzales Demographics

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

  • White: 61.95%
  • Other race: 23.97%
  • Black or African American: 10.96%
  • Two or more races: 1.82%
  • Asian: 0.68%
  • Native American: 0.61%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Gonzales, Texas is 7,543 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,528.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,237.

Gonzales, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,65761.95%
Some Other Race1,80223.97%
Black or African American82410.96%
Two or More Races1371.82%
Asian510.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native460.61%
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Gonzales Population by Race

Gonzales Population Pyramid $2021

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Gonzales Median Age

32.5


Total

30.5


Male

34.7


Female

Gonzales Adults

There are 5,230 adults, (1,006 of whom are seniors) in Gonzales.

Gonzales Age Dependency

78

Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Gonzales Sex Ratio

Female

3,883

51.66%

Male

3,634

48.34%

Gonzales Population by Age

Gonzales Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gonzales Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married64.8%35.2%
All49.3%50.7%
Male49.2%50.8%
Non Family45%55%
Female29.4%70.6%

49.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gonzales Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,6872.7149.3
Married1,0203.5364.8
Non Family8921.0145
Female5983.729.4
Male1773.2149.2

3.4

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

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Gonzales Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade47810.77%
9th to 12th Grade52611.85%
High School Graduate2,07446.72%
Some College55812.57%
Associates Degree1613.63%
Bachelors Degree4389.87%
Graduate Degree2044.60%
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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
Hispanic2,1611,369101
White1,7441,616510
Other Race89946847
Black475419
Native American335
Asian313131
2+ Races1717

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Gonzales Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,388$40,193$28,030
Less Than 9th Grade$26,135$27,336$18,295
High School Graduate$31,417$33,879$24,762
Some College$31,750$44,957$30,227
Bachelors Degree$45,938$$38,068
Graduate Degree$50,188$$

$32,388

Average Earnings

$40,193

Average Male

$28,030

Average Female

Gonzales Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gonzales Language by Age

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Gonzales Language

66.50% of Gonzales residents speak only English, while 33.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 32.96% of the population.

Gonzales Language

Gonzales Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic4,11866116.05%
Black79535845.03%
Other1,79032318.04%
White2,2852089.10%
Multiple1372820.44%

16.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.74%

Male Poverty Rate

18.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gonzales

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gonzales is Black, with 45.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gonzales is White, with 9.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.27%.

Gonzales Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.07%
High School16.10%
Some College12.33%
Bachelors or Greater4.58%

Gonzales Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed56.94%
Female Employed11.26%
Male Employed2.88%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Gonzales Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gonzales Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,182$62,104
Families$51,474$70,063
Married Families$72,625-
Non Families$21,293$41,951
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Income by Household Type

Gonzales Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

39.1%

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 45-54.

Gonzales Marital Status by Race

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Gonzales Marital Status

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345

Number of Veterans

333

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam138
Korea56
Second Gulf War56
First Gulf War43
World War II10

Gonzales Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+148
65 to 7473
35 to 5455
18 to 3449
55 to 6420

Gonzales Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2998.84%
Hispanic1234.70%
Black468.47%

Gonzales Veterans by Race

Gonzales Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gonzales Veterans by Education

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59.3%

Labor Force Participation

57.5%

Employment Rate

3%

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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79.75%

Born in Gonzales

90.28%

Native Born

9.72%

Foreign Born

7.00%

Non Citizen

2.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.28% of Gonzales residents were born in the United States, with 79.75% having been born in Texas. 7.00% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20217,54350.07%
20207,53850.07%
20197,53350.07%
20187,52870.09%
20177,521-28-0.37%
20167,5491031.38%
20157,446841.14%
20147,362650.89%
20137,297600.83%
20127,237460.64%
20117,191-37-0.51%
20107,228260.04%
20007,2026750.99%
19906,527-625-0.91%
19807,1521,2982.02%
19705,854250.04%
19605,8291700.30%
19505,6599371.83%
19404,7228632.04%
19303,8597312.12%
19203,128-11-0.04%
19103,139-1,158-3.09%
19004,2970.00%

Gonzales Population by Year