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Population in 2012: 50,660 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +22.2%
 

Males: 25,408  (50.2%)
Females: 25,252  (49.8%)

Median resident age:  32.4 years
California median age:  32.1 years

Zip codes: 95020.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $79,431 (it was $62,135 in 2000)
Gilroy:

$79,431
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $28,614

Gilroy city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $439,561 (it was $337,200 in 2000)
Gilroy:

$439,561
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $652,377; Detached houses: $693,305; Townhouses or other attached units: $493,777; In 2-unit structures: $536,046; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $428,837; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $348,276; Mobile homes: $175,636

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,286.

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  • Hispanic - 27,871 (57.1%)
  • White alone - 16,051 (32.9%)
  • Asian alone - 2,825 (5.8%)
  • Two or more races - 862 (1.8%)
  • Black alone - 635 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 394 (0.8%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 177 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 17 (0.03%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Gilroy: 136.7 (high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (7.5%), Irish (5.3%), Italian (5.1%), English (4.0%), French (1.9%), Portuguese (1.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 200 feet

Land area: 15.9 square miles.

Population density: 3,195 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Gilroy:

  • High school or higher: 77.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 12.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gilroy city:

  • Never married: 30.8%
  • Now married: 55.4%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 6.9%

11,876 residents are foreign born

This city:  24.3%
California:  27.1%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 85 registered sex offenders living in Gilroy, California as of July 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Gilroy to the number of sex offenders is 596 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $4,823 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,789 (0.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Salinas, CA (23.0 miles , pop. 151,060).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Jose, CA (25.8 miles , pop. 894,943).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (271.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: San Martin, CA (2.3 miles ), Llagas-Uvas, CA (2.7 miles) , Morgan Hill, CA (2.9 miles ), Aromas, CA (3.0 miles ), Interlaken, CA (3.1 miles ), Amesti, CA (3.4 miles ), San Juan Bautista, CA (3.4 miles ), Watsonville, CA (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 546 buildings, average cost: $168,500
  • 1998: 357 buildings, average cost: $240,700
  • 1999: 396 buildings, average cost: $236,600
  • 2000: 291 buildings, average cost: $210,500
  • 2001: 290 buildings, average cost: $247,200
  • 2002: 268 buildings, average cost: $261,500
  • 2003: 247 buildings, average cost: $304,700
  • 2004: 416 buildings, average cost: $268,800
  • 2005: 269 buildings, average cost: $290,600
  • 2006: 187 buildings, average cost: $327,500
  • 2007: 175 buildings, average cost: $292,600
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $469,600
  • 2009: 17 buildings, average cost: $408,000
  • 2010: 84 buildings, average cost: $348,900
  • 2011: 169 buildings, average cost: $351,700
  • 2012: 225 buildings, average cost: $348,000

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 37.01 N, Longitude: 121.58 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Garlic Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,711 (-7.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,208 (37.8%)

Area code: 408

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Crime rates in Gilroy by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 6301001131113
per 100,000 15.37.10.02.30.00.02.22.06.02.02.02.06.0
Rapes 18162614211312121341487
per 100,000 45.837.960.532.147.429.126.024.325.97.927.416.214.0
Robberies 36526948446767748659786568
per 100,000 91.6123.1160.5110.199.3150.1145.2150.0171.5115.8152.6131.6135.9
Assaults 24423721921211612315316413511311213081
per 100,000 620.7561.1509.5486.3261.7275.5331.7332.4269.3221.8219.1263.2161.9
Burglaries 261224185224195246273289258280237207339
per 100,000 663.9530.4430.4513.8440.0550.9591.8585.7514.6549.6463.7419.1677.4
Thefts 1,0001,0491,0831,1831,1881,3091,4851,4311,1131,0971,1261,0061,217
per 100,000 2543.72483.72519.42713.42680.42931.63219.22900.12220.02153.32203.22036.62432.0
Auto thefts 111131172180178180303296190185192169232
per 100,000 282.3310.2400.1412.9401.6403.1656.8599.9379.0363.1375.7342.1463.6
Arson 13424111337N/A2482177
per 100,000 33.19.54.79.224.829.180.2N/A47.915.741.114.214.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 409.7373.3380.0355.5305.2327.6376.3357.5308.3255.5279.8260.1292.5

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Gilroy detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 85 (58 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.16
California average:

2.36

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Gilroy, California accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.8%
California:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +9,902 (+31.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Gilroy-area historical earthquake activity is above California state average. It is 2637% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 12.5 miles away from the city center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 5/2/1983 at 23:42:37, a magnitude 6.7 (6.2 MB, 6.5 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.7 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 89.6 miles away from Gilroy center, causing $31,000,000 total damage
On 4/24/1984 at 21:15:19, a magnitude 6.2 (5.7 MB, 6.1 MS, 6.2 MW, 6.2 ML) earthquake occurred 21.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/6/1979 at 17:05:22, a magnitude 5.9 (5.4 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, 5.9 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 4.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/24/1980 at 19:00:09, a magnitude 5.9 (5.3 MB, 5.9 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 49.2 miles away from Gilroy center
On 6/27/1988 at 18:43:22, a magnitude 5.7 (4.8 MB, 4.1 MS, 5.7 ML) earthquake occurred 18.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Santa Clara County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Fires: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Robert Guerrero - Boxer, Francis P. Filice - Pro-life activist, Jeff Garcia - 2005 NFL player (Detroit Lions, born: Feb 24, 1970), Chris Gimenez - Baseball player, William Hudson (actor) - Actor, Ivie Anderson - (1904-1949), jazz singer, Maryedith Burrell - Actor.


Hospitals/medical centers in Gilroy:

  • SATELLITE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 7800 ARROYO CIRCLE #B)
  • SAINT LOUISE REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Church, 9400 NO NAME UNO)
  • SAN MIGUEL HOUSE (Hospital, 1010 SAN MIGUEL STREET)
  • WREN HOUSE (Hospital, 1630 WREN AVENUE)
  • GILROY HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 8170 MURRAY AVENUE)
  • SOUTH VALLEY HOSPITAL D/P SNF (Nursing Home, 9400 NO NAME UNO)

Political contributions by individuals in Gilroy, CA

Heliports located in Gilroy:

Amtrak station:

GILROY (7250 MONTEREY HWY.) - Bus Station . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.ci.gilroy.ca.us

Colleges/Universities in Gilroy:

  • Gavilan College (Full-time enrollment: 2,093; Location: 5055 Santa Teresa Blvd; Public; Website: www.gavilan.edu)
  • CET-Gilroy (FT enrollment: 228; Location: 7800 Arroyo Cir; Private, not-for-profit)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Gilroy:

  • Cabrillo College (about 20 miles; Aptos, CA; Full-time enrollment: 4,785)
  • Evergreen Valley College (about 23 miles; San Jose, CA; FT enrollment: 2,895)
  • Hartnell College (about 24 miles; Salinas, CA; FT enrollment: 3,152)
  • University of California-Santa Cruz (about 27 miles; Santa Cruz, CA; FT enrollment: 16,254)
  • California State University-Monterey Bay (about 28 miles; Seaside, CA; FT enrollment: 4,115)
  • San Jose State University (about 28 miles; San Jose, CA; FT enrollment: 21,893)
  • San Jose City College (about 29 miles; San Jose, CA; FT enrollment: 2,992)

Public high schools in Gilroy:

Private high schools in Gilroy:

  • ANCHORPOINT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 105; Location: 2220 PACHECO PASS HWY; Grades: 7 - 12)
  • PHOENIX SCHOOL/REBEKAH CHILDREN'S SERVICES (Students: 21; Location: 290 IOOF AVE; Grades: 2 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Gilroy:

Private elementary/middle schools in Gilroy:

  • PACIFIC WEST CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 322; Location: 1575A MANTELLI DR; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST MARY SCHOOL (Students: 306; Location: 7900 CHURCH ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • GAVILAN HILLS ACADEMY (Students: 43; Location: 2080 PACHECO PASS HWY; Grades: KG - 8)
See full list of schools located in Gilroy, School District: GILROY UNIFIED


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Notable locations in Gilroy: Gilroy Country Club (A), Gilroy Wastewater Treatment Plant (B), Gilroy Golf and Country Club (C), Conrotto Winery (D), CALSTAR 2 Air Ambulance (E), Wheeler Civic Auditorium (F), Gilroy Fire Department Sunrise Station (G), Gilroy Fire Department Los Namos Station (H), Gilroy Fire Department Chestnut Station (I), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Station 3 Treehaven (J), Veterans Memorial Building (K), Gilroy Public Library (L), Gilroy City Hall (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Westwood Shopping Center (1), Town Plaza Shopping Center (2), The Outlets at Gilroy Shopping Center (3), South Valley Plaza Shopping Center (4), Pacific West Outlet Shopping Center (5), Horizon Outlet Shopping Center (6), Hecker Pass Shopping Center (7), Hecker Pass Plaza Shopping Center (8), Gilroy Plaza Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Gilroy include: Apostolic Assembly of the Faith in Christ Jesus Church (A), Bethany Church of God in Christ (B), Christian Assembly Church (C), Christian Church of Gilroy (D), Church of Christ (E), Family Life Center (F), First Baptist Church (G), Foothills Foursquare Church (H), Full Gospel Prayer Tabernacle Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Independent Order of Oddfellows Cemetery (1), Saint Marys Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Sprig Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Miller Slough (A), West Branch Llagas Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Gilroy include: Butcher Park (1), Christmas Hills Park (2), El Roble Park (3), Forest Street Park (4), Las Animas Park (5), Miller Park (6), Ousley Park (7), Renz Park (8), San Ysidro Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Bonfante Gardens-Business Office (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3050 Hecker Passage Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Santa Clara County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  CO  NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.0. This is about average.
City:

31.0
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.404. This is worse than average. There were 6 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.404
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.46. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.46
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.1. This is about average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
City:

24.1
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

15.4
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.03. This is about average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.03
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Gilroy and their reported violations in the past:

BURCHELL ROAD WATER COMPANY (Address: 9245 Burchell Road , Population served: 132, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-19-1998), St Compliance achieved (JUN-19-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-19-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1993 and APR-04-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-04-2000)
ANGELO LANE WATER COMPANY (Population served: 52, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-1996, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-16-1996)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1993 and APR-04-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-04-2000)
  • One minor monitoring violation
NATIONAL 9 INN (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-02-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Gilroy that have no violations reported:

  • GARLIC WORLD, INC. (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LA CANTINITA (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.1%
(4.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.7% for Black residents, 18.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.6% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 27.6% for other race residents, 5.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  3.4 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  80.0%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.7%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Gilroy, CA

People in group quarters in Gilroy in 2010:

  • 307 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 253 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 128 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 60 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 32 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 22 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Gilroy in 2000:

  • 143 people in nursing homes
  • 100 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 37 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 33 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 32 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 29 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 21 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 13 people in other group homes
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

Gilroy compared to California state average:

Gilroy, California environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Gilroy (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Gilroy Branch at 7825 Monterey Street, branch established on 1916/10/21; South Gilroy Branch at 7111 Camino Arroyo, branch established on 2004/10/18. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: First And Wren Branch at 777 First Street, branch established on 1997/09/11; Gilroy Branch at 273 E 10th Street, branch established on 1912/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Gilroy Safeway Branch at 905 First Street, branch established on 2004/08/16. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Santa Barbara Bank & Trust, National Association: Gilroy Branch at 8000 Santa Teresa Boulevard, branch established on 1983/11/14. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $5,847.9 mil, Deposits: $4,684.3 mil, headquarters in Santa Barbara, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 48 total offices, Holding Company: Sb Acquisition Company, Llc
  • Pinnacle Bank: at 7597 Monterey Street, branch established on 2006/07/17. Info updated 2008/12/01: Bank assets: $154.9 mil, Deposits: $137.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Heritage Bank of Commerce: Gilroy Branch at 7598 Monterey Street, branch established on 2001/06/06. Info updated 2007/07/02: Bank assets: $1,303.2 mil, Deposits: $1,073.8 mil, headquarters in San Jose, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Heritage Commerce Corp
  • Citibank, National Association: Gilroy Branch at 7050 Camino Arroyo, branch established on 2006/10/01. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • Bank of the West: Gilroy Branch at 7865 Monterey Street, branch established on 1964/04/17. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Union Bank, National Association: Gilroy Branch at 805 First Street, branch established on 1925/01/01. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $88,967.5 mil, Deposits: $65,286.4 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 403 total offices, Holding Company: Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group, Inc.
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Gilroy, California:

  • Ramada Ltd, 360 Leavesley Rd, Gilroy, CA 95020 , Phone: (408) 848-1467
  • Motel 6, #025, 6110 Monterey Hwy, Gilroy, CA 95020 , Phone: (408) 842-6061
  • National 9 Inn, 5530 Monterey Hwy, Gilroy, CA 95020 , Phone: (408) 842-6464
  • Super 8 Motel - Gilroy, 8435 San Ysidro Ave, Gilroy, CA 95020 , Phone: (408) 848-4108, Fax: (408) 848-2651
  • Rodeway Inn, 611 Leavesley Rd, Gilroy, CA 95020 , Phone: (408) 847-0688
  • Hilton Garden Inn Gilroy, 6070 Monterey St, Gilroy, CA 95020 , Phone: (408) 840-7000, Fax: (408) 840-7022
  • Best Western Forest Park Inn, 375 Leavesley, Gilroy, CA 95020 , Phone: (408) 848-5144, Fax: (408) 848-1138
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 8292 Murray Ave, Gilroy, CA 95020 , Phone: (408) 848-3500, Fax: (408) 848-1569
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 8430 Murray Ave, Gilroy, CA 95020 , Phone: (408) 847-5500, Fax: (408) 847-2241
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Gilroy, California

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Gilroy travel time to work - commute


Gilroy mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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Religion statistics for Gilroy city (based on Santa Clara County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.25%
Here43.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishLDS (Mormon) ChurchMuslim EstimateSouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents66.4%7.4%2.8%2.6%2.3%
Congregations8.0%2.5%8.0%1.5%7.9%
NameUnited Methodist Church Charismatic Churches IndependentAssemblies of GodEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.0%1.8%1.7%1.4%11.6%
Congregations4.4%0.7%7.9%3.9%55.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 345
Santa Clara County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 117
Santa Clara County:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 239
Santa Clara County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,488
Here:

8.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.1%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Santa Clara County:

19.0%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.6%
State:

17.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 16$82,884$62,1632$2,512
Other Government Administration 30$184,798$73,9194$9,957
Police Protection - Officers 64$608,377$114,0710$0
Police - Other 31$193,555$74,9256$11,488
Firefighters 36$372,318$124,1063$1,082
Fire - Other 2$14,459$86,7541$4,118
Streets and Highways 19$104,218$65,8222$2,091
Health 6$14,646$29,2920$0
Sewerage 11$102,977$112,3395$2,197
Parks and Recreation 21$121,175$69,24339$37,662
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$17,623$70,4920$0
Water Supply 17$91,082$64,2933$1,333
Other and Unallocable 11$59,290$64,6801$530
Totals for Government 267$1,967,402$88,42366$72,970

Gilroy government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $4,260,000 ($84.09)
    Regular Highways: $3,384,000 ($66.80)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,540,000 ($30.40)
    Police Protection: $1,104,000 ($21.79)
    Sewerage: $716,000 ($14.13)
    Central Staff Services: $98,000 ($1.93)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $12,286,000 ($242.52)
    Fire Protection: $4,351,000 ($85.89)
    Sewerage: $3,768,000 ($74.38)
    Water Utilities: $3,451,000 ($68.12)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,194,000 ($63.05)
    Regular Highways: $2,884,000 ($56.93)
    Central Staff Services: $1,720,000 ($33.95)
    Financial Administration: $1,320,000 ($26.06)
    Libraries: $712,000 ($14.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $294,000 ($5.80)
    Health Services - Other: $3,000 ($0.06)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,947,000 ($38.43)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $8,000 ($0.16)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($0.16)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $12,960,000 ($255.82)

Gilroy government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $8,784,000 ($173.39)
    All Other: $5,780,000 ($114.09)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,015,000 ($20.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $294,000 ($5.80)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,569,000 ($50.71)
    General Revenue, NEC: $330,000 ($6.51)
    Rents: $38,000 ($0.75)
    Property Sale Other: $23,000 ($0.45)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,946,000 ($97.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,463,000 ($48.62)
    All Other: $1,296,000 ($25.58)
    Highways: $836,000 ($16.50)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $10,925,000 ($215.65)
    Public Utilities: $4,327,000 ($85.41)
    Property: $3,885,000 ($76.69)
    NEC: $2,571,000 ($50.75)
    Other Selective Sales: $871,000 ($17.19)

Gilroy government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $42,735,000 ($843.56)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $41,175,000 ($812.77)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,560,000 ($30.79)

Gilroy government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $22,302,000 ($440.23)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $35,791,000 ($706.49)

5.72% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($70,257 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
California average:

5.75%

0.40% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,896 average AGI)
Santa Clara County:

0.40%
California average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Alameda County, CA  0.66% ($73,219 average AGI)
from San Mateo County, CA  0.64% ($108,860)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.27% ($55,906)


6.20% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($81,994 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.20%
California average:

6.27%

0.19% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,530 average AGI)
Santa Clara County:

0.19%
California average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Alameda County, CA  0.64% ($84,443 average AGI)
to San Mateo County, CA  0.51% ($105,470)
to San Francisco County, CA  0.37% ($102,801)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gilroy:

  • KZSJ (1120 AM; 5 kW; SAN MARTIN, CA; Owner: BUSTOS MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KYAA (1200 AM; 25 kW; SOQUEL, CA; Owner: PEOPLE'S RADIO, INC.)
  • KAZA (1290 AM; 5 kW; GILROY, CA; Owner: RADIO FIESTA CORPORATION)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KSRK (540 AM; 10 kW; CARMEL VALLEY, CA; Owner: PEOPLE'S RADIO, INC.)
  • KDBV (980 AM; 10 kW; SALINAS, CA; Owner: WOLFHOUSE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KION (1460 AM; 10 kW; SALINAS, CA)
  • KSCO (1080 AM; 10 kW; SANTA CRUZ, CA)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KMPG (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: PROMO RADIO CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gilroy:

  • KSQL (99.1 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KBRG (100.3 FM; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KKUP (91.5 FM; CUPERTINO, CA; Owner: ASSURANCE SCIENCES FOUNDATION)
  • KBAA (94.5 FM; GILROY, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KHRI (90.7 FM; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KDON-FM (102.5 FM; SALINAS, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K202DU (88.3 FM; SAN JUAN BAUTISTA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KBTU (93.5 FM; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KLVM (89.7 FM; PRUNEDALE, CA; Owner: PRUNEDALE EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION)
  • KSQQ (96.1 FM; MORGAN HILL, CA; Owner: COYOTE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K265DG (100.9 FM; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K206BQ (89.1 FM; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: PATAPHYSICAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • K260AA (99.9 FM; CARMEL VALLEY, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KUSP (88.9 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: PATAPHYSICAL B/CING. FOUNDATION,INC.)
  • KWAV (96.9 FM; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING OF MONTEREY)
  • K238AC (95.5 FM; SALIDA, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTOM-FM (100.7 FM; SALINAS, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K291AE (106.1 FM; SEASIDE, CA; Owner: MAPELTON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTEE (93.7 FM; FELTON, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KUOP (91.3 FM; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF THE PACIFIC)

TV broadcast stations around Gilroy:

  • KNTV (Channel 11; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: KNTV LICENSE, INC.)
  • KSBW (Channel 8; SALINAS, CA; Owner: HEARST-ARGYLE STATIONS, INC.)
  • KKPX (Channel 65; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: PAXSON SAN JOSE LICENSE, INC.)
  • KCBA (Channel 35; SALINAS, CA; Owner: SEAL ROCK BROADCASTERS, L.L.C.)
  • K21EV (Channel 21; SALINAS, CA; Owner: LIVING FAITH BROADCASTING)
  • KDJT-CA (Channel 33; SALINAS/MONTEREY,ETC, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KCAH (Channel 25; WATSONVILLE, CA; Owner: KTEH FOUNDATION)
  • KMUV-LP (Channel 23; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: SAINTE PARTNERS II, L.P.)
  • KSMS-TV (Channel 67; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K29AB (Channel 29; MONTEREY, ETC., CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • K15CU (Channel 15; SALINAS, CA; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA LIC. CORP.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Gilroy fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 26
Total length: 106 meters (348ft)
Total costs: $2,097,000
Total average daily traffic: 462,950
Total average daily truck traffic: 29,078

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 12
  • 1980-1989: 7
  • 1990-1999: 3
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Gilroy, CA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Gilroy)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Gilroy, CA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 194 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gilroy)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 70 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Gilroy)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED213$326,451200$279,856426$298,46411$297,1522$515,00071$225,8751$57,650
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED19$345,01425$276,47461$344,4240$00$010$244,2340$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED44$325,55639$255,983174$364,1397$106,2290$023$229,3052$79,045
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN31$328,45927$237,102103$333,4124$275,0251$372,00013$211,4050$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$294,7387$295,89937$350,2882$202,5000$03$244,7430$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5125.03 , 5125.05, 5125.06, 5125.07, 5125.08, 5126.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED39$287,5544$303,570
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$331,8303$443,410
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$270,3281$330,890
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$361,3370$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 5125.03 , 5125.05, 5125.06, 5125.07, 5125.08, 5126.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 48
  • Hazardous Condition: 25
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Gilroy


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gilroy, CA

Most common first names in Gilroy, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary13780.1 years
John13075.4 years
William8775.7 years
Robert8668.3 years
James8674.5 years
George7875.2 years
Frank7377.2 years
Maria7276.6 years
Helen6578.4 years
Joseph6574.3 years
Most common last names in Gilroy, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martinez4373.3 years
Garcia4274.1 years
Filice4179.2 years
Lopez3969.8 years
Sanchez3870.1 years
Smith3275.1 years
Perez3172.2 years
Rodriguez2462.9 years
Gonzalez2272.6 years
Silva2280.4 years
Businesses in Gilroy, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3KFC2
ALDO2Kohl's1
AT&T1Kroger1
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
Aeropostale1Lane Bryant2
Aerosoles1Lane Furniture1
Ann Taylor2Levi Strauss & Co.1
Applebee's1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's1Lowe's1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Banana Republic1McDonald's4
Baskin-Robbins3Motel 61
Bath & Body Works1Motherhood Maternity1
Bed Bath & Beyond1New Balance1
Best Western1Nike3
Blockbuster1Old Navy1
Brooks Brothers1Pac Sun1
Burger King1Panda Express1
Burlington Coat Factory1Panera Bread1
CVS1Payless1
Casual Male XL1Penske1
Charlotte Russe1PetSmart1
Chico's1Pier 1 Imports1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Pizza Hut1
Clarks1Quiznos1
Coldwater Creek1RadioShack1
Costco1Ramada1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Dennys1Rue211
Discount Tire1SONIC Drive-In1
DressBarn1Sears1
Eddie Bauer1Sprint Nextel1
El Pollo Loco1Staples1
Famous Footwear1Starbucks4
FedEx7Subway3
Foot Locker1Super 81
Forever 211T-Mobile4
GNC2Taco Bell2
GameStop1Target1
Gap1The Room Place1
Gymboree1Toys"R"Us1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Home Depot1UPS6
HomeTown Buffet1Vans3
IZOD1Verizon Wireless1
J.Crew1Vons1
Jack In The Box3Walgreens1
Jamba Juice1Walmart1
Jones New York3Wendy's1
Juicy Couture1
Browse common businesses in Gilroy, CA


Gilroy on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest unemployment growth from 2000 to 2009"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest unemployment in 2009"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Clothing and clothing accessories, including shoe, stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Computer and electronic products (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest humidity differences during a year (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Computer and electronic products (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Hispanic residents"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest sunshine amount differences during a year (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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