Gonzales County, Texas Population 2024

20,186

Gonzales County, Texas's estimated 2024 population is 20,186 with a growth rate of 0.88% 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 1.96% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202921,0711770.85%
202820,8941770.85%
202720,7171770.86%
202620,5401770.87%
202520,3631770.88%
202420,1861770.88%
202320,0091770.89%
202219,8321770.9%
202119,655-24-0.12%
202019,679-1,220-5.84%
201920,8991310.63%
201820,768250.12%
201720,743-41-0.2%
201620,7842921.42%
201520,4921610.79%
201420,3311960.97%
201320,1352121.06%
201219,9231700.86%
201119,753-44-0.22%
201019,797
199017,2053221.91%
198016,8835083.1%
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%
189018,0163,17621.4%
188014,8405,88965.79%
18708,95189211.07%
18608,0596,567440.15%
18501,492-19,579-92.92%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.88% (177)
County Website
Gonzales County
State
Texas
County Seat
2010 Population
19,797
Area
1067 mi²
Density
19 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
1.96% (389)
Founded
1837

Gonzales County, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White13,83570.1%
Two or more races2,71613.76%
Other race1,6908.56%
Black or African American1,2536.35%
Asian1620.82%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander490.25%
Native American310.16%
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Gonzales County, Texas Population by Race

Gonzales County, Texas Population Pyramid 2024

Gonzales County, Texas Median Age

36.8

Total

35.9

Male

38

Female

Gonzales County, Texas Adults

There are 14,479 adults, (3,336 of whom are seniors) in Gonzales County, Texas.

Gonzales County, Texas Age Dependency

77.1

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Gonzales County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female9,65548.92%
Male10,08151.08%

Gonzales County, Texas Population by Age

Gonzales County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,4122.626733
Married3,2953.480.519.5
Non Family2,2771.1656.443.6
Female1,1943.3153.446.6
Male6462.5160.739.3
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3.16

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

67.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gonzales County, Texas Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Gonzales County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gonzales County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 87.02%.

Gonzales County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,897

Average Earnings

$49,058

Average Male

$35,103

Average Female

Gonzales County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gonzales County, Texas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gonzales County, Texas Language

70.35% of Gonzales County, Texas residents speak only English, while 29.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 28.61% of the population.

Gonzales County, Texas Language

Gonzales County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic10,2081,41613.87%
White7,77079410.22%
Black1,20132326.89%
Multiple2,69229110.81%
Other1,67423514.04%
Asian1465739.04%
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13.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.27%

Male Poverty Rate

15.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gonzales County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gonzales County, Texas is Asian, with 39.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gonzales County, Texas is White, with 10.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.29%.

Gonzales County, Texas Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.77%
High School11.51%
Bachelors or Greater8.16%
Some College6.5%
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Gonzales County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed26.53%
Female Employed8%
Male Unemployed7.32%
Male Employed2.04%
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Gonzales County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gonzales County, Texas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gonzales County, Texas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

45.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Gonzales County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gonzales County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Gonzales County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gonzales County, Texas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

844

Number of Veterans

755

Male Veterans

89

Female Veterans

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Gonzales County, Texas Veterans by War

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Gonzales County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Gonzales County, Texas Veterans by Race

Gonzales County, Texas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gonzales County, Texas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.6%

Labor Force Participation

58%

Employment Rate

1%

Unemployment Rate

Gonzales County, Texas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gonzales County, Texas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gonzales County, Texas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

76.65%

Born in Gonzales County, Texas

88.58%

Native Born

11.42%

Foreign Born

7.66%

Non Citizen

3.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.58% of Gonzales County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 76.65% having been born in Texas. 7.66% 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

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