Gonzales, Texas Population 2022

7,151
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Gonzales is a city located in Gonzales County Texas. Gonzales has a 2020 population of 7,151. It is also the county seat of Gonzales County. Gonzales is currently declining at a rate of -0.10% annually and its population has decreased by -0.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,165 in 2010.

The average household income in Gonzales is $62,104 with a poverty rate of 16.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $696 per month, and the median house value is $135,600. 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 Gonzaleswas:

  • White: 62.13%
  • Other race: 19.89%
  • Black or African American: 10.92%
  • Two or more races: 5.96%
  • Asian: 0.74%
  • Native American: 0.37%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Gonzales, Texas is 7,151 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,165.

Gonzales, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,70562.13%
Black or African American82710.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native280.37%
Asian560.74%
Some Other Race1,50619.89%
Two or More Races4515.96%
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Gonzales Population by Race

Gonzales Population Pyramid 2022

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Gonzales Median Age

32.2


Total

29.7


Male

33.3


Female

Gonzales Adults

There are 5,253 adults, (1,023 of whom are seniors) in Gonzales.

Gonzales Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Gonzales Sex Ratio

Female

4,027

53.18%

Male

3,546

46.82%

Gonzales Population by Age

Gonzales Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gonzales Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.9%26.1%
All57.2%42.8%
Male56.1%43.9%
Non Family49.1%50.9%
Female44.1%55.9%

57.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gonzales Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7112.7157.2
Married9553.8473.9
Male2232.8756.1
Female6563.2744.1
Non Family8771.0149.1

3.38

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 Grade49411.11%
9th to 12th Grade49111.05%
High School Graduate2,06346.41%
Some College53912.13%
Associates Degree1723.87%
Bachelors Degree45510.24%
Graduate Degree2315.20%
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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
Asian323232
White1,6711,508484
2+ Races22218345
Hispanic2,2931,574170
Other Race83446956
Native American88
Black449346

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american 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$34,612$42,857$29,213
Less Than 9th Grade$25,664$27,679$21,442
High School Graduate$33,467$40,731$24,540
Some College$32,889$43,182$32,222
Bachelors Degree$47,841$49,879$45,670
Graduate Degree$58,954$$57,985

$34,612

Average Earnings

$42,857

Average Male

$29,213

Average Female

Gonzales Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gonzales Language by Age

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Gonzales Language

65.44% of Gonzales residents speak only English, while 34.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 33.94% of the population.

Gonzales Language

Gonzales Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black79642853.77%
Hispanic4,21158313.84%
Multiple451408.87%
White2,2991707.39%
Other312NaN%

16.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.93%

Male Poverty Rate

18.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gonzales

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gonzales is Black, with 53.77% 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 2.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.14%.

Gonzales Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.66%
High School12.70%
Some College13.62%
Bachelors or Greater3.41%

Gonzales Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.25%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed10.91%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Gonzales Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gonzales Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,930$67,805
Families$60,417$78,094
Married Families$86,635-
Non Families$20,218$40,787
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Income by Household Type

Gonzales Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.0%

Male Marriage Rate

35.1%

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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299

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War36
First Gulf War42
Vietnam124
Korea62
World War II9

Gonzales Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3426
35 to 5432
55 to 6418
65 to 7485
75+138

Gonzales Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2537.43%
Black336.27%
Other Race131.31%
Hispanic1294.80%

Gonzales Veterans by Race

Gonzales Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gonzales Veterans by Education

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60.7%

Labor Force Participation

59.6%

Employment Rate

1.8%

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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82.49%

Born in Gonzales

90.07%

Native Born

9.93%

Foreign Born

6.03%

Non Citizen

3.90%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.07% of Gonzales residents were born in the United States, with 82.49% having been born in Texas. 6.03% 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
19004,2970.00%
19103,139-1,158-3.09%
19203,128-11-0.04%
19303,8597312.12%
19404,7228632.04%
19505,6599371.83%
19605,8291700.30%
19705,854250.04%
19807,1521,2982.02%
19906,527-625-0.91%
20007,2026750.99%
20107,237350.05%
20117,230-7-0.10%
20127,223-7-0.10%
20137,216-7-0.10%
20147,209-7-0.10%
20157,202-7-0.10%
20167,195-7-0.10%
20177,188-7-0.10%
20187,181-7-0.10%
20197,174-7-0.10%
20207,165-9-0.13%
20217,158-7-0.10%
20227,151-7-0.10%

Gonzales Population by Year