Gonzales County TX Information


Gonzales County Subdivisions

Gonzales County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 21,494
Population in Households 21,183
Population in Familes 17,952
Population in Group Qrtrs 311
Population Density1 20
Diversity Index2 75


Total Households 7,683
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 5,460
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,339 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,058 (54.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,625 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,656 (17.7%)
Median Home Value $92,388
Average Home Value $160,795


Median Household Income $38,826
Average Household Income $56,813
Per Capita Income $20,555
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.32% 1.46%
Households 1.23% 1.41%
Families 1.14% 1.35%
Median Household Income   2.68%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Gonzales County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gonzales County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 116 55th
Population Density1 # 137 46th
Diversity Index2 # 14 95th
Median Household Income # 205 20th
Per Capita Income # 202 21st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.