StatisticGilroyCaliforniaNational
Population52,57639,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)3,25725691
Median age33.536.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1849%46%43%
Speak English54%56%79%
Speak Spanish39%29%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Gilroy is 1172% higher than California
  • The median age in Gilroy is 7% lower than California
  • In Gilroy 73.75% of the population is White
  • In Gilroy 1.71% of the population is Black
  • In Gilroy 6.21% of the population is Asian

Compare Gilroy, CA Demographics

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      Gilroy population breakdown by race

      RaceGilroyCaliforniaNational
      White73.75%61.26%73.35%
      Black1.71%5.85%12.63%
      Asian6.21%13.85%5.22%
      American Indian0.83%0.74%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.05%0.39%0.18%
      Mixed race4.01%4.62%3.06%
      Other race13.45%13.28%4.75%
      In Gilroy, 60.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

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      Gilroy age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Gilroy, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).