Gonzales demographics profile

StatisticGonzalesLouisianaNational
Population10,4924,645,670318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,1508991
Median age37.536.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1842%43%43%
Speak English91%92%79%
Speak Spanish6%4%13%
Gonzales, LA has a population of 10,492 and is the 3,806th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,150 per sq mi which is 1196% higher than the Louisiana average and 1169% higher than the national average. The median age in Gonzales is 38 which is approximately 4% higher than the Louisiana average of 36. In Gonzales, 53% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 91% speak English and 6% speak Spanish. 79% of Gonzales residents were born in Louisiana, 16% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 5% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Gonzales is 1196% higher than Louisiana.
  • The median age in Gonzales is 4% higher than Louisiana.
  • In Gonzales 47.62% of the population is White.
  • In Gonzales 44.82% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Gonzales 0.42% of the population is Asian.

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Gonzales population breakdown by race

RaceGonzalesLouisianaNational
White47.62%62.62%73.35%
Black or African American44.82%32.16%12.63%
Asian0.42%1.69%5.22%
American Indian0.04%0.57%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race5.08%1.83%3.06%
Other race2.02%1.09%4.75%
In Gonzales, 8.0% 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.

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