Gonzales County, Texas Population 2021

Gonzales County, Texas's estimated population is 20,949 with a growth rate of 0.27% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gonzales County, Texas is the 121st largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 19,797 and has seen a growth of 5.82% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202120,949560.27%
202020,893560.27%
201920,837560.27%
201820,781390.19%
201720,742-45-0.22%
201620,7872771.35%
201520,5101630.80%
201420,3472041.01%
201320,1432131.07%
201219,9301750.89%
201119,755-42-0.21%
201019,7972,59215.07%
199017,2053221.91%
198016,8835083.10%
197016,375-1,470-8.24%
196017,845-3,319-15.68%
195021,164-4,911-18.83%
194026,075-2,262-7.98%
193028,337-101-0.36%
192028,4383831.37%
191028,055-827-2.86%
190028,88210,86660.31%
189018,0163,17621.40%
188014,8405,88965.79%
18708,95189211.07%
18608,0596,567440.15%
18501,4920.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.27%
County Website
State
Founded
1837
County Seat
2010 Population
19,797
Growth Since 2010
5.82%
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Gonzales County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,78466.49%
Some Other Race5,09324.57%
Black or African American1,3826.67%
Two or More Races3271.58%
Asian760.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native640.31%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.02%
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Gonzales County, Texas Population by Race

Gonzales County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Gonzales County, Texas Median Age

36.3


Total

35.4


Male

37.4


Female

Gonzales County, Texas Adults

There are 15,125 adults, (3,393 of whom are seniors) in Gonzales County, Texas.

Gonzales County, Texas Age Dependency

76.7

Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Gonzales County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

10,191

49.16%

Male

10,540

50.84%

Gonzales County, Texas Population by Age

Gonzales County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gonzales County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78%22%
All67.3%32.7%
Male66.4%33.6%
Non Family56.9%43.1%
Female45.7%54.3%

67.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gonzales County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,3642.7767.3
Married3,9453.3378
Non Family1,9501.0956.9
Female9933.6445.7
Male4763.2466.4

3.28

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

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Gonzales County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,46710.97%
9th to 12th Grade1,65012.34%
High School Graduate5,89344.06%
Some College2,02615.15%
Associates Degree5924.43%
Bachelors Degree1,2719.50%
Graduate Degree4773.57%
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Gonzales County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gonzales County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,5776,0601,398
Hispanic5,7563,317248
Other Race2,6081,28291
Black94781463
2+ Races114974
Asian454539
Native American408
Islander55

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 86.67%.

Gonzales County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,792$41,012$27,511
Less Than 9th Grade$26,377$27,414$20,490
High School Graduate$33,064$41,609$25,043
Some College$35,954$49,258$31,721
Bachelors Degree$50,478$70,750$41,458
Graduate Degree$54,531$51,875$59,844

$33,792

Average Earnings

$41,012

Average Male

$27,511

Average Female

Gonzales County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gonzales County, Texas Language by Age

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Gonzales County, Texas Language

66.48% of Gonzales County, Texas residents speak only English, while 33.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 33.00% of the population.

Gonzales County, Texas Language

Gonzales County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic10,4391,79817.22%
Other5,0811,01419.96%
White8,4976818.01%
Black1,33038428.87%
Multiple3278927.22%
Asian571628.07%

14.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.27%

Male Poverty Rate

16.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gonzales County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gonzales County, Texas is Black, with 28.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gonzales County, Texas is White, with 8.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.00%.

Gonzales County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.48%
High School11.33%
Some College7.80%
Bachelors or Greater3.69%

Gonzales County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed29.95%
Female Employed8.55%
Male Employed4.23%
Male Unemployed3.67%

Gonzales County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gonzales County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,577$76,060
Families$62,407$86,964
Married Families$69,089$98,974
Non Families$26,392$41,850
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Income by Household Type

Gonzales County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.7%

Male Marriage Rate

53.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Gonzales County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Gonzales County, Texas 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 County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Gonzales County, Texas Marital Status

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1,045

Number of Veterans

969

Male Veterans

76

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam449
Second Gulf War160
First Gulf War136
Korea107
World War II22

Gonzales County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+313
65 to 74284
35 to 54221
55 to 64125
18 to 34102

Gonzales County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8497.99%
Hispanic2653.89%
Black12612.33%
Other Race702.20%

Gonzales County, Texas Veterans by Race

Gonzales County, Texas Veterans by Education

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0.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gonzales County, Texas Veterans by Education

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58.3%

Labor Force Participation

56.3%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Gonzales County, Texas Employment by Age

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Gonzales County, Texas Employment by Race

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Gonzales County, Texas 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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76.80%

Born in Gonzales County, Texas

88.38%

Native Born

11.62%

Foreign Born

9.36%

Non Citizen

2.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.38% of Gonzales County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 76.80% having been born in Texas. 9.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gonzales County, Texas Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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