|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Gonzales is 12,574. Gonzales, Louisiana is the 2,673rd largest city in the US.
Gonzales is located entirely in Ascension Parish.
The current population of Gonzales (12,574) is it's peak population.
Gonzales has grown 53.1% since the 2000. Gonzales, Louisiana is growing moderately quickly; it is growing faster than 83% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Gonzales has a population density of 1,167.2 people per square mile.
|2667||Vadnais Heights, Minnesota||12,623||-3.3%|
|2668||Dunkirk, New York||12,614||-3.6%|
|2669||Port Washington, Wisconsin||12,614||20.1%|
|2670||North St. Paul, Minnesota||12,608||5.9%|
|2676||Somerville, New Jersey||12,559||1.8%|
|2678||Liberty Lake, Washington||12,534||257.9%|
|2679||Freehold, New Jersey||12,532||13.8%|
The total voting age population of Gonzales, Louisiana, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 7,261. The voting age population is 44.8% male and 55.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.0% of the residents of Gonzales are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Gonzales are 51.5% Black, 36.9% White, 6.8% Other, 2.7% Two or more races and 2.1% Asian. Additionally, 10.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Gonzales, 19.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 31.7%. On a per-household basis, 16.3% of families are below the poverty line in Gonzales.
Among those aged 16 and older, 62.5% of Gonzales residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 81.8% of Gonzales residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 19.0% have a bachelor's degree and 8.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Gonzales residents aged 5 and older, 12.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 10.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Gonzales is 5.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Gonzales, 19.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Gonzales is $52,923.
In Gonzales, 66.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 33.3% of housing units in Gonzales.
Of all the housing units in Gonzales, 2.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Gonzales, 27.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,300 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Gonzales is $978.
In Gonzales, 83.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.