Gonzales, TX Population

Population: 7,202. Estimated population in July 2020: 7,514 (+4.3% change)
Males: 3,439 (47.8%), Females: 3,763 (52.2%)

Gonzales County

Zip code: 78629

Median resident age: 33.9 years
Median household income: $27,226
Median house value: $51,000

Races in Gonzales:

  • Hispanic (46.1%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (40.6%)
  • Other race (21.1%)
  • Black (12.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (10.6%), Irish (6.5%), English (6.1%), United States (4.1%), Czech (3.0%), French (1.8%).

Land area: 5.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Gonzales

  • High school or higher: 57.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gonzales city

  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 53.2%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

10.5% Foreign born (9.9% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +501 (+7.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Gonzales:

  • GONZALES WARM SPRINGS REHAB HOSPITAL (PO BOX 58)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (HIGHWAY 90A BYPASS BOX 587)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Gonzales:

  • SETON EDGAR B DAVIS (about 20 miles; LULING, TX)
  • YOAKUM COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 29 miles; YOAKUM, TX)
  • CUERO COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 31 miles; CUERO, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Gonzales:

  • AUSTIN-BERGSTROM INTL (about 49 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Abbreviation: AUS)
  • VICTORIA REGIONAL (about 59 miles; VICTORIA, TX; Abbreviation: VCT)
  • SAN ANTONIO INTL (about 71 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Abbreviation: SAT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Gonzales:

  • GONZALES MUNI (about 1 miles; GONZALES, TX; Abbreviation: T20)
  • THE CARTER MEMORIAL (about 20 miles; LULING, TX; Abbreviation: T91)
  • GLEN BEICKER RANCH (about 24 miles; SEGUIN, TX; Abbreviation: 83R)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gonzales:

  • SOUTHWEST TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 43 miles; SAN MARCOS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 18,822)
  • SAINT EDWARD’S UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,870)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN (about 57 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 46,503)
  • VICTORIA COLLEGE (about 58 miles; VICTORIA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,511)
  • AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 60 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 12,819)
  • UNIVERSITY OF THE INCARNATE WORD (about 70 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,734)
  • ST PHILIPS COLLEGE (about 71 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,778)

Schools

Public high schools in Gonzales:

  • GONZALES H S (Students: 748; Location: 1801 N SARAH DEWITT DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • GONZALES ALTER (Students: 30; Location: 1501 SAINT LAWRENCE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Gonzales:

  • EMMANUEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 20; Location: 309 DEWITT; Grades: 1 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Gonzales:

  • GONZALES ELEMENTARY (Students: 567; Location: 1600 ST ANDREW; Grades: 02 – 04)
  • GONZALES EAST AVENUE PRIMARY (Students: 470; Location: 1615 ST LOUIS; Grades: PK – 01)
  • GONZALES J H (Students: 425; Location: 426 N COLLEGE ST; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • GONZALES NORTH AVENUE INTERMEDIATE (Students: 387; Location: 1023 SAINT JOSEPH ST; Grades: 05 – 06)

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