Gonzales, Louisiana

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Population in 2017: 10,771 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +32.1%
 
Males: 4,909  (45.6%)
Females: 5,862  (54.4%)
Median resident age:

36.2 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 70737.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $54,829 (it was $38,173 in 2000)
Gonzales:

$54,829
LA:

$46,145

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,446 (it was $17,690 in 2000)

Gonzales city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $181,075 (it was $87,000 in 2000)
Gonzales:

$181,075
LA:

$162,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $229,934; detached houses: $254,729; townhouses or other attached units: $216,063; in 2-unit structures: $297,709; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $111,029; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $246,657; mobile homes: $96,617

Median gross rent in 2017: $950.

March 2019 cost of living index in Gonzales: 90.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.0%
(8.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.0% for Black residents, 13.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.2% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Gonzales, LA (2017)
    • 4,69744.3%Black alone
    • 4,36441.2%White alone
    • 1,0079.5%Hispanic
    • 4153.9%Two or more races
    • 1661.6%Asian alone
    • 30.03%American Indian alone

Races in Gonzales detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 65 registered sex offenders living in Gonzales, Louisiana as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Gonzales is 163 to 1.


Crime rates in Gonzales by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.0)
1
(10.8)
2
(21.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.4)
1
(9.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(11.9)
1
(12.4)
3
(33.1)
1
(10.8)
2
(21.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(60.8)
2
(19.8)
5
(48.5)
3
(28.8)
6
(56.5)
7
(64.5)
3
(27.2)
2
(18.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(95.1)
5
(62.1)
12
(132.3)
4
(43.2)
2
(21.0)
1
(10.3)
3
(30.4)
11
(109.0)
16
(155.3)
13
(124.7)
11
(103.5)
17
(156.5)
15
(136.2)
7
(64.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
48
(570.5)
26
(322.7)
38
(419.1)
29
(313.4)
13
(136.4)
8
(82.2)
33
(334.3)
N/A45
(436.9)
36
(345.3)
34
(320.0)
28
(257.8)
74
(672.0)
52
(476.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
48
(570.5)
18
(223.4)
31
(341.9)
7
(75.7)
4
(42.0)
N/A62
(628.2)
72
(713.2)
63
(611.6)
91
(872.8)
82
(771.8)
64
(589.3)
50
(454.1)
60
(549.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
210
(2,496)
178
(2,210)
315
(3,474)
226
(2,443)
393
(4,123)
378
(3,882)
635
(6,434)
650
(6,439)
684
(6,640)
594
(5,697)
826
(7,775)
791
(7,284)
665
(6,039)
691
(6,330)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
46
(546.7)
22
(273.1)
30
(330.9)
14
(151.3)
26
(272.8)
17
(174.6)
16
(162.1)
5
(49.5)
25
(242.7)
27
(259.0)
24
(225.9)
44
(405.2)
37
(336.0)
24
(219.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.2)
1
(9.1)
2
(18.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)335.6219.0361.4221.0282.0191.6459.2425.4500.6439.2542.2533.5497.3456.8

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City-data.com crime index in Gonzales, LA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 49 (44 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.03
Louisiana average:

3.01
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Ancestries: French (12.9%), American (6.3%), English (2.3%), French Canadian (2.0%), African (1.4%), Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/15/1922

Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 8.37 square miles.

Population density: 1,287 people per square mile   (low).

Gonzales, Louisiana map

702 residents are foreign born (5.8% Latin America).

This city:

6.4%
Louisiana:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $667 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $206 (0.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (20.7 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (269.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Sorrento, LA (2.1 miles ),
Prairieville, LA (2.5 miles ),
Lemannville, LA (2.9 miles ),
Port Vincent, LA (3.0 miles ),
French Settlement, LA (3.0 miles ),
Union, LA (3.1 miles ),
Donaldsonville, LA (3.1 miles ),
St. Gabriel, LA (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 30.23 N, Longitude: 90.92 W

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

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,643 (+61.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,521 (30.7%)

Area code: 225

Distribution of median household income in Gonzales, LA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Gonzales, LA in 2017
Gonzales satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $69,300
  • 1998: 25 buildings, average cost: $87,900
  • 1999: 33 buildings, average cost: $68,500
  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $87,000
  • 2001: 24 buildings, average cost: $53,000
  • 2002: 31 buildings, average cost: $108,600
  • 2003: 43 buildings, average cost: $107,400
  • 2004: 60 buildings, average cost: $107,200
  • 2005: 134 buildings, average cost: $61,600
  • 2006: 165 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 2007: 116 buildings, average cost: $85,700
  • 2008: 37 buildings, average cost: $88,400
  • 2009: 38 buildings, average cost: $99,100
  • 2010: 47 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2011: 88 buildings, average cost: $115,100
  • 2012: 48 buildings, average cost: $255,400
  • 2013: 70 buildings, average cost: $272,400
  • 2014: 96 buildings, average cost: $145,500
  • 2015: 72 buildings, average cost: $149,000
  • 2016: 63 buildings, average cost: $152,900
  • 2017: 62 buildings, average cost: $182,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Gonzales, LA residents
Average permit cost in Gonzales, LA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Louisiana:

3.8%
Historical population in Gonzales, LA
Historical housing units in Gonzales, LA

Population change in the 1990s: +853 (+11.7%).
Most common industries in Gonzales, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (13.0%)
  • Chemicals (9.0%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Health care (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (22.9%)
  • Chemicals (14.2%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Petroleum & coal products (5.1%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Educational services (12.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.5%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Gonzales, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.1%)
  • Cashiers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.4%)
  • Top executives (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.1%)
  • Cashiers (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.9%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (3.6%)

Average climate in Gonzales, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Gonzales, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 91.7. This is worse than average.

City:

91.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.204. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.204
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.44. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.44
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.572. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.572
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 26.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.36. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.36
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Gonzales-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 52% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/6/1983, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.3 miles away from the Gonzales city center injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/12/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.2 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gonzales-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 171.4 miles away from Gonzales center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 379.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 225.7 miles away from Gonzales center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 158.8 miles away from Gonzales center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 166.4 miles away from Gonzales center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 307.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ascension Parish (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 13, Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tropical Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gonzales topographic map

Main business address for: CROWN CRAFTS INC (BROADWOVEN FABRIC MILLS, COTTON).

Hospitals in Gonzales:

  • ASCENSION HOSPITAL (615 E WORTHY ROAD)
  • ASCENSION HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 615 E WORTHY RD BOX 1029)
  • HEART TO HEART HOSPICE OF LOUISIANA, LLC (1829 N MAGNOLIA AVE)
  • NEW RIVER HOME (1729 SOUTH PURPERA AVE)
  • RIDGEWAY HOUSE (1808 SOUTH SHIRLEY AVE)
  • ST ELIZABETH HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1125 WEST HIGHWAY 30)

Nursing Homes in Gonzales:

  • ACADIAN NURSING HOME (711 W CORNERVIEW RD)
  • ASCENSION OAKS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (711 W. CORNERVIEW ROAD)
  • GONZALES HEALTHCARE CENTER (905 WEST CORNERVIEW ROAD)
  • INTEGRATED HEALTH SERVICES OF GONZALES (905 W CONERVIEW ROAD)

Dialysis Facilities in Gonzales:

  • DVA RENAL HEALTHCARE - MAGNOLIA DIALYSIS (210 E SPILLMAN RD)

Home Health Centers in Gonzales:

  • FELICIANA HOME HEALTH SOUTH (826 WEST HWY 30 SUITE C)
  • PINNACLE HOME HEALTH 2005, LLC (1222 E CORNERVIEW, SUITE 5)
  • REGIONAL HOME CARE-SOUTHEAST (826 W HWY 30, STE B)

Airports and heliports located in Gonzales:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gonzales:

  • Baton Rouge Community College (about 21 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; Full-time enrollment: 5,744)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 27 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,837)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 28 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 27,321)
  • Nicholls State University (about 31 miles; Thibodaux, LA; FT enrollment: 5,997)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 34 miles; Hammond, LA; FT enrollment: 12,713)
  • Delgado Community College (about 52 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 12,843)
  • Tulane University of Louisiana (about 52 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 11,089)

Public high school in Gonzales:

Private high school in Gonzales:

  • ASCENSION CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 198, Location: 14408 E A ACADEMY RD, Grades: 8-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Gonzales:

Private elementary/middle schools in Gonzales:

  • ST THERESA OF AVILA SCHOOL (Students: 411, Location: 212 E NEW RIVER ST, Grades: 3-8)
  • FAITH ACADEMY (Students: 370, Location: 10473 AIRLINE HWY, Grades: PK-7)
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Library in Gonzales:

  • ASCENSION PARISH (Operating income: $4,832,924; Location: 708 SOUTH IRMA BOULEVARD; 274,601 books; 5,917 e-books; 6,005 audio materials; 10,606 video materials; 17 local licensed databases; 60 state licensed databases; 534 print serial subscriptions; 4 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Gonzales: Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office (A), Gonzales Police Department (B), Ascension Parish Office (C), Ascension Parish Chamber of Commerce (D), Gonzales Healthcare Center (E), Gonzales Fire Department Station 11 (F), Gonzales Fire Department Station 10 (G), Gonzales 'Tee Joe' Museum (H), Ascension Care Center (I), Azalea Estates of Gonzales (J), Ascension Gonzales Rehabilitation Hospital (K), Ascension Parish Court House (L), Ascension Parish Library (M), Gonzales City Hall (N), Tee Joe Gonzales Museum (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: New River Shopping Center (1), The Mall on Burnside Shopping Center (2), Eastbank Shopping Center (3), Bayou Plaza Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Gonzales: CROWN CRAFTS INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Gonzales include: Saint Gregorys Episcopal Church (A), New Saint John Baptist Church (B), Saint Theresa of Avila Catholic Church (C), Seventh Day Adventist Church (D), First United Pentecostal Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), Gonzales United Methodist Church (G), South Side Church of Christ (H), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Theresa of Avila Catholic Cemetery (1), Lusk Cemetery (2), Hope Haven Mausoleum and Cemetery (3), Little Zion Baptist Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Gonzales include: Gonzales Municipal Park (1), Cornerview Park (2), Dixie Youth Park (3), Spartan Stadium (4), Burnside Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Coastal Vacations (Arcades & Amusements; 38135 Highway 621).

Hotels: Best Inn Gonzales (2412 Veterans Blvd), Gonzales Days Inn & Suites (2412 Veterans Blvd), Holiday Inn Gonzales (1500 Highway 30), America's Best Suites Inn (I-10 & Hwy 30), Coastal Vacations (38135 Highway 621), Quality Inn Gonzales (1740 West Highway 30), Comfort Inn Gonzales (2539 West Sr 30), Mike Anderson's Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar (1500 West Highway 30), Best Western Inn (1918 West Highway 30).

Birthplace of: Glenn Dorsey - College football player, Shawn Nelson (American football) - Football player, Alicia Morton - Actor, Andrew Glover (American football) - Football player, Mitchell Guist - Television personality, Ty Lewis - College football player (McNeese State Cowboys).

Ascension Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

CITY OF GONZALES WATER SYSTETM (Address: 120 S. IRMA BOULEVARD , Population served: 9,750, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-11-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-05-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-27-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-15-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-15-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-24-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (FEB-24-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAR-05-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-05-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-15-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-15-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-24-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (FEB-24-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAR-05-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-05-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2011)
ASCENSION CONSOLIDATED UTILITY DISTRCT 1 (Population served: 1,869, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-09-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-04-2013), St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-10-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-09-2012), St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-05-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-05-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-13-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-09-2012), St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-05-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-05-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-13-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-13-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-13-2009), St Public Notif received (NOV-24-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-09-2012), St Site Visit (enforcement) (JAN-18-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-15-2009), St Public Notif received (NOV-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-09-2012), St Site Visit (enforcement) (JAN-18-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUL-28-2009 to JUL-28-2009), St Public Notif requested (2 times from JUL-28-2009 to JUL-28-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-04-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-09-2012), St Site Visit (enforcement) (JAN-18-2013)
  • 9 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-09-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-09-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-10-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-29-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-09-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-09-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-10-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-29-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-13-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-13-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAY-13-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-09-2012), St Site Visit (enforcement) (JAN-18-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-13-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-13-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAY-13-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-09-2012), St Site Visit (enforcement) (JAN-18-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-13-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-13-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAY-13-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-09-2012), St Site Visit (enforcement) (JAN-18-2013)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
ACUD #1- ST JAMES (Population served: 273, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-15-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-15-2014), St Public Notif received (SEP-03-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-02-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-02-2014), St Public Notif received (JUL-17-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-06-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-06-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-20-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-23-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-08-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-08-2013), St Public Notif received (FEB-11-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-20-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-10-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-10-2013), St Public Notif received (FEB-01-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-20-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-13-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-13-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-19-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-20-2013)
  • 10 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-09-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-20-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-01-2014), St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-09-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-20-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-01-2014), St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2014)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
COUNTRYSIDE MOBILE HOME COURT (Address: 1124 West Highway 30, Suite 1 , Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-31-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-05-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-16-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-30-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUN-30-2008 to JUN-30-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-16-2013)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In APR-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from MAY-19-2008 to MAY-19-2008), St Public Notif requested (2 times from MAY-19-2008 to MAY-19-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-16-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-14-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-16-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-14-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-14-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-19-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-16-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-30-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-14-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-16-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2004), St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2004)
COUNTRYVIEW MOBILE HOME COURT (Address: 1124 West Highway 30, Suite 1 , Population served: 69, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

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

  • BON TERRE CORPORATION WATER SYSTEM (Address: 11485 Country Club Drive , Population served: 72, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.8%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.1%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Gonzales in 2010:

  • 160 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 18 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 14 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Gonzales in 2000:

  • 73 people in nursing homes
  • 28 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 25 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 23 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 18 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse

Banks with branches in Gonzales (2011 data):

  • United Community Bank: Gonzales Old Main Branch, Wal-Mart Branch, Main Street Branch, at 12328 Highway 44. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $189.6 mil, Deposits: $163.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: United Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: St. Amant Branch, Gonzales Branch, Gonzales. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Whitney Bank: Burnside Branch at 1505 South Burnside Avenue, branch established on 2002/07/15; Gonzales Branch at 908 North Airline Highway, branch established on 1986/07/15. Info updated 2011/06/14: Bank assets: $14,882.3 mil, Deposits: $11,630.0 mil, headquarters in New Orleans, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 189 total offices, Holding Company: Hancock Holding Company
  • Capital One, National Association: Burnside Branch at 1312 South Burnside Avenue, branch established on 1982/12/13. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • American Gateway Bank: Gonzales Branch at 1821 West Highway 30, branch established on 2008/12/18. Info updated 2011/07/12: Bank assets: $448.9 mil, Deposits: $314.1 mil, headquarters in Port Allen, LA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: American Gateway Financial Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Gonzales Banking Center Branch at 425 Airline Highway, branch established on 2003/12/29. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • First American Bank and Trust: Gonzales Branch at 404 North Burnside, branch established on 2005/10/17. Info updated 2010/06/03: Bank assets: $704.1 mil, Deposits: $612.5 mil, headquarters in Vacherie, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices, Holding Company: One American Corp.

For population 15 years and over in Gonzales:

Marital status in Gonzales, LA
  • Never married: 33.9%
  • Now married: 43.3%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 16.4%

For population 25 years and over in Gonzales:

  • High school or higher: 87.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Louisiana average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Gonzales
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Gonzales, LA (based on Ascension Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic36,4759
Evangelical Protestant11,64347
Mainline Protestant1,84910
Black Protestant1,0496
Other1,0013
None55,198-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 23
Ascension Parish:

2.32 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Ascension Parish:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Here:

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
Here:

4.04 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 40
This county:

4.04 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.0%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Ascension Parish:

27.7%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

30.6%
Louisiana:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.1%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Gonzales:

46.5%
Louisiana:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
Louisiana:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.0%
Louisiana:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.0%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Gonzales:

32.7%
Louisiana:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

56.3%
Louisiana:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Gonzales:

80.5%
Louisiana:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gonzales, LA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 46$248,726$64,8854$3,023
Firefighters 27$147,148$65,39912$7,236
Gas Supply 15$26,463$21,1700$0
Water Supply 15$26,463$21,1700$0
Streets and Highways 15$51,024$40,8190$0
Parks and Recreation 8$26,983$40,4750$0
Financial Administration 8$38,599$57,8990$0
Other and Unallocable 7$35,747$61,2810$0
Other Government Administration 7$13,923$23,8680$0
Sewerage 5$20,427$49,0250$0
Solid Waste Management 2$5,768$34,6080$0
Totals for Government 155$641,271$49,64716$10,259

Gonzales government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,985,000 ($184.29)
    Regular Highways: $1,434,000 ($133.14)
    Water Utilities: $448,000 ($41.59)
    General Public Buildings: $77,000 ($7.15)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,394,000 ($500.79)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,159,000 ($293.29)
    Regular Highways: $1,235,000 ($114.66)
    Gas Utilities: $1,103,000 ($102.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,082,000 ($100.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $968,000 ($89.87)
    Water Utilities: $937,000 ($86.99)
    Central Staff Services: $897,000 ($83.28)
    Financial Administration: $851,000 ($79.01)
    Sewerage: $714,000 ($66.29)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $603,000 ($55.98)
    General Public Buildings: $85,000 ($7.89)
    General - Other: $36,000 ($3.34)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,265,000 ($303.13)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $384,000 ($35.65)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $379,000 ($35.19)
    Police Protection: $351,000 ($32.59)
    Local Fire Protection: $335,000 ($31.10)
    Regular Highways: $233,000 ($21.63)
    Financial Administration: $15,000 ($1.39)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $6,000 ($0.56)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,872,000 ($730.85)

Gonzales government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $1,580,000 ($146.69)
    Sewerage: $1,201,000 ($111.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $79,000 ($7.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($1.11)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $384,000 ($35.65)
    Education: $50,000 ($4.64)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $125,000 ($11.61)
    Sale of Property: $103,000 ($9.56)
    Rents: $88,000 ($8.17)
    Interest Earnings: $35,000 ($3.25)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,384,000 ($128.49)
    Gas Utilities: $1,240,000 ($115.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $302,000 ($28.04)
    Sewerage: $90,000 ($8.36)
    Other: $46,000 ($4.27)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,938,000 ($1479.71)
    Property: $1,141,000 ($105.93)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $799,000 ($74.18)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $31,000 ($2.88)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $11,000 ($1.02)

Gonzales government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $50,369,000 ($4676.35)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $50,217,000 ($4662.24)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $754,000 ($70.00)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $602,000 ($55.89)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $16,871,000 ($1566.34)
    Beginning: $15,859,000 ($1472.38)

Gonzales government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,028,000 ($1116.70)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $942,000 ($87.46)

7.09% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($64,960 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.09%
Louisiana average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  2.49% ($72,637 average AGI)
from Livingston Parish, LA  0.67% ($55,257)
from St. James Parish, LA  0.26% ($51,861)


6.19% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($64,377 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.19%
Louisiana average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  1.75% ($63,077 average AGI)
to Livingston Parish, LA  0.78% ($52,257)
to Iberville Parish, LA  0.21% ($45,898)
Businesses in Gonzales, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware1Lane Bryant1
Aeropostale1Levi Strauss & Co.1
Ann Taylor1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ashley Furniture1Lowe's1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Banana Republic1Maurices1
Bath & Body Works1McDonald's2
Best Western1New Balance1
Blockbuster1Nike3
Burger King2Nissan1
CVS1Office Depot1
Casual Male XL1Old Navy1
Charlotte Russe1Outback1
Chevrolet1Outback Steakhouse1
Chico's1Papa John's Pizza1
Circle K1Payless1
Clarion1Penske1
Cracker Barrel1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Popeyes2
DHL1Quiznos1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
DressBarn1Rite Aid1
Dressbarn1Rue211
Famous Footwear1SONIC Drive-In2
FedEx4Sears1
GNC1Skechers USA1
GameStop1Starbucks1
Gap1Subway4
Goodwill3T-Mobile2
Gymboree1Taco Bell2
H&R Block2The Room Place1
Hilton1Toys"R"Us1
Holiday Inn2True Value1
Home Depot1U-Haul3
IZOD1UPS4
Jack In The Box2Verizon Wireless1
Jones New York2Waffle House1
Justice1Walgreens2
KFC2Walmart1
Kmart1Wendy's2

Strongest AM radio stations in Gonzales:

  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • KTIB (640 AM; 5 kW; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: LA TERR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • KBRH (1260 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD)
  • WYNK (1380 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIBR (1300 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJBO (1150 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXOK (1460 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPFC (1550 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: VICTORY & POWER MINISTRIES,INC.)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)
  • KKAY (1590 AM; 1 kW; WHITE CASTLE, LA; Owner: CACTUS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gonzales:

  • WFMF (102.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBBE (103.3 FM; HAMMOND, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • WDGL (98.1 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WYPY (100.7 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WYNK-FM (101.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNXX (104.9 FM; DONALDSONVILLE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WRKF (89.3 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: PUBLIC RADIO INC.)
  • KRVE (96.1 FM; BRUSLY, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOOJ (93.7 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJFM (88.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • WBRH (90.3 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD)
  • WPRF (94.9 FM; RESERVE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KQXL-FM (106.5 FM; NEW ROADS, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Gonzales:

  • WBRZ-TV (Channel 2; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA TELEVISION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WAFB (Channel 9; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: WAFB, L.L.C)
  • WGMB (Channel 44; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • WVLA (Channel 33; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LIC. CORP.)
  • WTNO-LP (Channel 36; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLPB-TV (Channel 27; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K58GB (Channel 58; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WLFT-CA (Channel 52; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: BETHANY WORLD PRAYER CENTER, INC.)
  • KZUP-CA (Channel 19; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBRL-CA (Channel 21; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • K13VE (Channel 13; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: DAVID M. LOFLIN)
  • KBTR-CA (Channel 65; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GREAT OAKS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K07WE (Channel 7; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPBN-LP (Channel 11; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: PELICAN BROADCASTING NETWORK, L.L.C.)
Gonzales fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Gonzales fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 89Number of bridges
  • 640ft / 195mTotal length
  • $7,804,000Total costs
  • 1,115,650Total average daily traffic
  • 142,842Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,776,315Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Gonzales, LA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 61950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 351970-1979
  • 81980-1989
  • 81990-1999
  • 152000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Gonzales, LA
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 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 ORIGINATED53$157,62025$145,27880$155,12812$47,6441$2,984,45014$105,1766$62,688
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$164,9473$167,94011$207,4601$38,3300$01$103,9202$82,230
APPLICATIONS DENIED17$166,0049$127,55458$133,97814$36,1650$03$86,3174$67,623
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$163,3193$97,63328$158,0153$54,3500$01$163,3902$22,995
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$136,8801$108,16010$155,2220$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0304.01 , 0304.02, 0306.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$227,3384$197,425
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$184,0974$155,200
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$135,940
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0304.01 , 0304.02, 0306.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Gonzales, LA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Gonzales, LA - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 108. The highest number of fires - 187 took place in 2014, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Gonzales, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (44.4%), and Structure Fires (30.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Gonzales, LA
    • 76744.4%Outside Fires
    • 52530.4%Structure Fires
    • 31017.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1267.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gonzales, LA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Gonzales, Louisiana:

  • Clarion Inn, 1500 West Hwy 30, Gonzales, Louisiana 70737 , Phone: (225) 647-8000
  • Americas Best Suites Gonzales, 2412 Veterans Blvd, Gonzales, Louisiana 70737 , Phone: (225) 647-4515, Fax: (225) 647-2352
  • Hampton Inn Gonzales, 2634 W Outfitters Dr, Gonzales, Louisiana 70737 , Phone: (225) 450-6999, Fax: (225) 450-6995
  • TownePlace Suites Gonzales, 2823 S Outfitter Dr, Gonzales, Louisiana 70737 , Phone: (225) 450-3400, Fax: (225) 450-3401
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suties, 2806 Hwy 30, Gonzales, Louisiana 70737 , Phone: (225) 743-8000, Fax: (225) 644-9729
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 2806 W Hwy 30, Gonzales, Louisiana 70737 , Phone: (225) 743-8000
  • Comfort Suites Gonzales, 2821 Cabela's Pkwy, Gonzales, Louisiana 70737 , Phone: (251) 583-9315
  • La Quinta Inn And Suites, 2816 S Cabela Pkwy, Gonzales, Louisiana 70737 , Phone: (225) 644-4726, Fax: (225) 644-4729
  • 4 other hotels and motels
All 12 fire-safe hotels and motels in Gonzales, Louisiana
Most common first names in Gonzales, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph9474.3 years
Mary8977.4 years
John8969.9 years
James7069.4 years
William6071.2 years
Robert5267.1 years
Charles4473.6 years
Henry3875.6 years
Thomas3767.8 years
George3278.5 years
Most common last names in Gonzales, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Gautreau10076.5 years
Babin8380.2 years
Leblanc7876.8 years
Braud7376.7 years
Williams5770.6 years
Landry4879.9 years
Smith4674.0 years
Bourque4478.5 years
Bourgeois4276.7 years
Lambert3974.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Gonzales, LA
  • 55.1%Electricity
  • 40.4%Utility gas
  • 2.8%No fuel used
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Gonzales, LA
  • 83.7%Electricity
  • 16.3%Utility gas


Gonzales compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Gonzales on our top lists:

  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: architecture and engineering occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of workers working at home, population 5,000+"
  • #42 (70737) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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