Statewide Claims to Fame

Gonzales is 1st in Louisiana out of 61 other cities in Retail sales per capita

Gonzales is 14th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Gonzales is 16th in Louisiana out of 97 other cities in Retail sales

Gonzales is 18th in Louisiana out of 87 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Gonzales Rank Louisiana US
Current population (2012) 10,176 35th 4,601,893 313,914,040
Size in square miles 8.4 48th 43,203.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,167.2 74th 104.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Gonzales Rank Louisiana US
Residents younger than 5 7.1% 66th 6.8% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 25.2% 64th 24.3% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 12.2% 57th 12.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Gonzales Rank Louisiana US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 85.9% 30th 81.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 18.6% 50th 21.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Gonzales Rank Louisiana US
Race - White 48.8% 72nd 63.7% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 44.2% 36th 32.4% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 101st 0.7% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.1% 53rd 1.7% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 32nd 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.6% 53rd 1.4% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 8.4% 14th 4.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 45.2% 76th 59.9% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Gonzales Rank Louisiana US
Female residents 52.4% 37th 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 4.2% 33rd 3.7% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Gonzales Rank Louisiana US
Housing units 4,034 59th 1,978,848 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 19.7% 40th 18.1% 25.9%
Households 3,650 57th 1,675,097 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 71.9% 39th 67.9% 66.1%
Home median value $139,300 48th $135,400 $186,200
People per household 2.6 55th 2.6 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Gonzales Rank Louisiana US
Income per capita $23,960 35th $23,853 $27,915
Income per household $47,640 42nd $44,086 $52,762
Income below poverty line 27.1% 21st 18.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Gonzales Rank Louisiana US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,581 26th 375,808 27,092,908
Retail sales $544,259 16th $56,543,203 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $59,619 1st $12,921 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $65,057 18th $9,729,869 $613,795,732

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