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Gonzales is 16th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Gonzales Rank Texas US
Current population (2012) 7,302 266th 26,059,203 313,914,040
Size in square miles 6.1 286th 261,231.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,191.3 247th 96.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Gonzales Rank Texas US
Residents younger than 5 8.7% 92nd 7.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 28.5% 179th 26.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 15.0% 74th 10.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Gonzales Rank Texas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 66.6% 330th 80.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 11.0% 316th 26.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Gonzales Rank Texas US
Race - White 62.6% 320th 80.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 12.6% 120th 12.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.3% 16th 1.0% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.7% 245th 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 359th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.5% 176th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 53.1% 83rd 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 33.6% 289th 44.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Gonzales Rank Texas US
Female residents 51.1% 207th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 12.9% 150th 16.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Gonzales Rank Texas US
Housing units 2,814 294th 10,098,750 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 19.3% 151st 24.0% 25.9%
Households 2,432 292nd 8,667,807 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 55.7% 328th 64.5% 66.1%
Home median value $64,500 338th $126,400 $186,200
People per household 2.9 166th 2.8 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Gonzales Rank Texas US
Income per capita $17,899 284th $25,548 $27,915
Income per household $33,225 330th $50,920 $52,762
Income below poverty line 25.4% 81st 17.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Gonzales Rank Texas US
Retail sales $137,305 213th $311,334,781 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $18,615 104th $13,061 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $13,954 200th $42,054,592 $613,795,732

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