Gonzales County TX Information


Gonzales County Subdivisions

Gonzales County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 21,360
Daytime Population: Workers 8,937
Daytime Population: Residents 13,059
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21,996
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 21,033
Population in Familes 17,819
Population in Group Qrtrs 327
Population Density2 20
Diversity Index3 75


Median Household Income $41,692
Average Household Income $61,007
Per Capita Income $22,037


Total Housing Units 9,313 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,039 (54.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,585 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,689 (18.1%)
Median Home Value $95,429
Average Home Value $161,396


Total Households 7,624
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 5,420
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.05% 1.0%
Households 0.95% 0.95%
Families 0.88% 0.9%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   2.66%


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, 2017 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 # 117 54th
Population Density # 138 46th
Diversity Index # 15 94th
Median Household Income # 197 23rd
Per Capita Income # 196 23rd

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