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2000): 7,202. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,514 (+4.3% change)
Males: 3,439 (47.8%), Females: 3,763 (52.2%)

Gonzales County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 33.9 years
Median household income: $27,226 (year 2000)
Median house value: $51,000 (year 2000)

Gonzales, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

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%).

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Land area: 5.1 square miles

Gonzales,

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%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX Victoria, (57.1 miles www.TexasHomesites.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TX Austin, (58.5 miles pop. 656,562).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Antonio, TX San (73.3 miles pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: TX (16.4 miles Waelder, TX Luling, (18.0 miles TX Shiner, (19.7 miles TX Smiley, (21.0 miles TX Moulton, (21.2 miles TX (25.5 miles Yoakum, TX (26.4 miles Flatonia, TX (26.5 miles Kingsbury,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 4 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $96,100
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $108,900
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $63,300
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $161,300
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $51,300
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $67,100
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $95,300
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $46,900

Latitude: 29.51 N, Longitude: 97.45 W

Area code: 830


Gonzales, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.1%), Manufacturing (13.3%), Retail trade (11.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +747 (+10.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,731 (61.8%)


 

Crime in Gonzales by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 13.9 0.0 13.9
Rapes 3 6 1 2
    per 100,000 41.7 83.3 13.9 27.8
Robberies 3 4 6 3
    per 100,000 41.7 55.5 83.3 41.7
Assaults 63 35 70 76
    per 100,000 874.8 486.0 972.0 1055.3
Burglaries 55 43 41 53
    per 100,000 763.7 597.1 569.3 735.9
Thefts 112 81 218 286
    per 100,000 1555.1 1124.7 3026.9 3971.1
Auto thefts 6 4 8 2
    per 100,000 83.3 55.5 111.1 27.8
326.4 252.3 394.8 461.1


Average climate in Gonzales, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Gonzales,

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Gonzales-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 46% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/20/1967, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 28.2 miles away from the Gonzales city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/1/1953, a category 3 tornado 29.1 miles away from the city center injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Darryl Dora - College basketball player (Texas Tech Red Raiders).


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 certified for carrier operations nearest to Gonzales:
  • AUSTIN-BERGSTROM INTL (about 49 miles; AUSTIN, TX; ID: AUS)
  • VICTORIA REGIONAL (about 59 miles; VICTORIA, TX; ID: VCT)
  • SAN ANTONIO INTL (about 71 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; ID: SAT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Gonzales:
  • GONZALES MUNI (about 1 miles; GONZALES, TX; ID: T20)
  • THE CARTER MEMORIAL (about 20 miles; LULING, TX; ID: T91)
  • GLEN BEICKER RANCH (about 24 miles; SEGUIN, TX; ID: 83R)


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Solid Waste Management 2 $3,423 $20,538 0 $0
Health 1 $1,514 $18,168 0 $0
Streets and Highways 5 $8,978 $21,547 0 $0
Financial Administration 8 $17,789 $26,683 0 $0
Police - Other 5 $8,743 $20,983 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 13 $30,622 $28,266 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 1 $2,083 $24,996 0 $0
Other Government Administration 8 $14,254 $21,381 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 8 $14,721 $22,081 0 $0
Local Libraries 3 $4,895 $19,580 1 $452
Electric Power 6 $14,703 $29,406 0 $0
Water Supply 6 $12,511 $25,022 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 10 $14,105 $16,926 0 $0
Sewerage 6 $14,088 $28,176 0 $0
Firefighters 6 $14,457 $28,914 1 $423
Totals for Government 88 $176,888 $24,121 2 $875


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; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN (about 57 miles; AUSTIN, TX; FT enrollment: 46,503)
  • VICTORIA COLLEGE (about 58 miles; VICTORIA, TX; FT enrollment: 2,511)
  • AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 60 miles; AUSTIN, TX; FT enrollment: 12,819)
  • UNIVERSITY OF THE INCARNATE WORD (about 70 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; FT enrollment: 2,734)
  • ST PHILIPS COLLEGE (about 71 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; FT enrollment: 4,778)
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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Notable locations in Gonzales: Gonzales Commercial Historic District (A), Eggleston House (B), Gonzales County Jail (C), Gonzales Memorial Museum (D).

Churches in Gonzales include: Presbyterian Church of Gonzales (A), Providence Baptist Church (B), Henson Chapel Methodist Church (C), Episcopal Church of the Messiah (D), Saint James Catholic Church (E), First Lutheran Church (F), Community Church of God (G), Gonzales Memorial Church of God in Christ (H).

Reservoir: Gonzales Lake (A).

Park in Gonzales: Gonzales City Park (1).


Gonzales compared to Texas state average:
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Strongest AM radio stations in Gonzales:
  • KCTI (1450 AM; 1 kW; GONZALES, TX; Owner: GONZALES COMMUNICATIONS A TX LTD PTN)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KQQA (1530 AM; 10 kW; CREEDMOOR, TX; Owner: YELLOW ROSE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLBJ (590 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KDRY (1100 AM; 11 kW; ALAMO HEIGHTS, TX; Owner: KDRY RADIO, INC.)
  • KTMR (1130 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EDNA, TX; Owner: SIGA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gonzales:
  • KQQT (106.3 FM; GONZALES, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS RADIO, INC.)
  • KROX-FM (101.5 FM; BUDA, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KEYI-FM (103.5 FM; SAN MARCOS, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KYKM (92.5 FM; YOAKUM, TX; Owner: LAGRANGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)


 

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