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Gonzales County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2019: 21,270 (35% urban, 65% rural); it was 18,628 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,997
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,846
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,691
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,277 (it was 2,091 in 2000)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

36%

Land area: 1068 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 20 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Gonzales County: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (30.8%), Construction (19.3%), Educational, health and social services (10.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 23%
  • Government: 10%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 67%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Gonzales County, TX (2019)
    • 10,90358.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 8,68846.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,3867.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1390.7%Two or more races
    • 810.4%Asian alone
    • 300.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 40.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

36.8 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Males: 10,804  (50.8%)
Females: 10,466  (49.2%)
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Average household size:
Gonzales County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $55,447 ($28,368 in 1999)
This county:

$55,447
Texas:

$64,034

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $574 (lower quartile is $375, upper quartile is $743)
This county:

$574
State:

$929


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $140,919 (it was $50,700 in 2000)
Gonzales:

$140,919
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $65,836 - $255,418
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,205
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $448

Institutionalized population: 290

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 16
  • Burglaries: 45
  • Thefts: 73
  • Auto thefts: 4

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 20
  • Burglaries: 43
  • Thefts: 76
  • Auto thefts: 5
Gonzales County, TX map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 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: 9 buildings, average cost: $66,600
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $54,800
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $46,900
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $146,600
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $167,000
  • 2013: 15 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2014: 27 buildings, average cost: $131,900
  • 2015: 18 buildings, average cost: $163,900
  • 2016: 9 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 2017: 15 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2018: 20 buildings, average cost: $195,200
  • 2019: 13 buildings, average cost: $195,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Gonzales, TX residents
Average permit cost in Gonzales, TX
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,829 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,614 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Gonzales, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Gonzales, TX in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Gonzales, TX in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.1%
Gonzales County:

13.1%
Texas:

13.6%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.7% for Black residents, 15.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.4% for other race residents, 25.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 36.8 years old
(Males: 35.8 years old, Females: 37.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 51.0 years old, Black residents: 37.0 years old, American Indian residents: 47.1 years old, Asian residents: 27.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.8 years old, Other race residents: 26.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Gonzales County is $378 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $704 a month.

Cities in this county include: Gonzales, Nixon, Waelder, Smiley, Thompsonville.

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

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Neighboring counties: Gilchrist County, Florida , Colorado County , Real County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.7%
Texas:

8.0%

Unemployment by year in Gonzales, TX
County total employment by year in Gonzales, TX
County average yearly wages by year in Gonzales, TX

Current college students: 312
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 77.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,477 (20.5% naturalized citizens)

Gonzales County:

11.6%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3782010 or later
  • 7372000 to 2009
  • 5381990 to 1999
  • 5691980 to 1989
  • 3361970 to 1979
  • 79Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 74.8%

Gonzales County marital status for males Gonzales County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,044
  • One, attached: 65
  • Two: 360
  • 3 or 4: 278
  • 5 to 9: 62
  • 10 to 19: 102
  • 20 to 49: 76
  • 50 or more: 19
  • Mobile homes: 2,124
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 30

Housing units in Gonzales County with a mortgage: 1,515 (0 second mortgage, 14 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,659

Here:

25.0% with mortgage
State:

56.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Gonzales County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,91624
Catholic3,1445
Mainline Protestant2,33713
Other5132
Black Protestant3824
None8,515-
Gonzales County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Gonzales County:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Gonzales County:

8.40 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 13
This county:

6.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Gonzales County:

10.1%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Gonzales County:

28.0%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.7%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Gonzales County:

Average size of farms: 383 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $152,849
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $403.02
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 6.61%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 92.19%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $121,601
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 7.73%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 4.04%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $36,562
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.47%
Average age of principal farm operators: 60 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 23.25
Corn for grain: 7082 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 66 harvested acres
Vegetables: 232 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 6,926 acres

Earthquake activity:

Gonzales County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/20/2011 at 12:24:41, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 53.5 miles away from Gonzales County center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.1 miles away from the county center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 355.9 miles away from the county center
On 5/1/2018 at 16:28:56, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 46.1 miles away from the county center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 313.3 miles away from Gonzales County center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 48.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Texas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4485, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Texas Hurricane Harvey, Incident Period: August 23, 2017 - September 15, 2017, FEMA Id: 4332, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4223: May 29, 2015, FEMA Id: 4223, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: March 14, 2008 to September 01, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3284: March 14, 2008, FEMA Id: 3284, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 16, 2007 to August 03, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1709: June 29, 2007, FEMA Id: 1709, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1606: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1606, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3261: September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 3261, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3216: September 02, 2005, FEMA Id: 3216, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 29, 2002 to July 31, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1425: July 04, 2002, FEMA Id: 1425, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Texas Extreme Fire Hazards, Incident Period: August 01, 1999 to December 10, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3142: September 01, 1999, FEMA Id: 3142, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Gonzales County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Fires: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Gonzales

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,902 (79.7%)
  • Carpooled: 851 (9.8%)
  • Bus: 44 (0.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 111 (1.3%)
  • Walked: 329 (3.8%)
  • Worked at home: 424 (4.9%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (88%)
  • Honduras (2%)
  • Vietnam (1%)
  • El Salvador (1%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (1%)
  • Canada (1%)
  • Nigeria (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Gonzales County


  • German (10%)
  • English (3%)
  • American (3%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Czech (2%)
  • Polish (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Gonzales County, Texas in 2000:

  • 265 people in nursing homes
  • 54 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 8 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

People in group quarters in Gonzales County, Texas in 2010:

  • 173 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 59 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 58 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 20 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $68,287.

6.07% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,287 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.77% relocated from other counties in Texas ($38,386 average AGI)
0.30% relocated from other states ($4,901 average AGI)
Gonzales County:

0.30%
Texas average:

2.52%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Guadalupe County, TX  0.64% ($37,043 average AGI)
from Caldwell County, TX  0.59% ($30,023)
from Bexar County, TX  0.40% ($31,345)
from Harris County, TX  0.36% ($30,923)
from Lavaca County, TX  0.33% ($58,958)
from Hays County, TX  0.32% ($43,435)


5.49% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($56,332 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.02% relocated to other counties in Texas ($51,565 average AGI)
0.47% relocated to other states ($4,766 average AGI)
Gonzales County:

0.47%
Texas average:

2.32%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bexar County, TX  0.59% ($40,140 average AGI)
to Guadalupe County, TX  0.50% ($64,806)
to Caldwell County, TX  0.39% ($43,893)
to Lavaca County, TX  0.30% ($42,273)
to Travis County, TX  0.28% ($25,900)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 17.6

Births per 1000 population in Gonzales County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Gonzales County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Gonzales County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 25.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 14.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Gonzales County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Gonzales County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gonzales County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gonzales County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gonzales County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Gonzales County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,311 (2,812 aged, 499 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 959 (18%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Gonzales County, Texas in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (345)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (153)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (90)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (57)
  • Unspecified dementia (53)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (39)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (21)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (13)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 24%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 25%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.19
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,894
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 176
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 30,932

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,930
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,026
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 23
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 97

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,270
  • Male householders: 3,726 (991 living alone), Female householders: 3,861 (938 living alone)
  • 3,954 spouses (3,945 opposite-sex spouses), 330 unmarried partners, (330 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 6,611 children (6,315 natural, 51 adopted, 237 stepchildren), 734 grandchildren, 390 brothers or sisters, 518 parents, 3 foster children, 410 other relatives, 422 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 311

Size of family households: 2,270 2-persons, 1,264 3-persons, 978 4-persons, 452 5-persons, 406 6-persons, 163 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,929 1-person, 73 2-persons, 21 3-persons, 17 4-persons.

3,435 married couples with children.
1,440 single-parent households (263 men, 1,177 women).

66.5% of residents of Gonzales speak English at home.
32.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (85% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $145,275,000 ($7,535 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $22,559,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $50,753,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $27,072,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,009,000
Federal grants: $42,098,000
Federal procurement contracts: $716,000 ($4,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $23,626,000 ($19,847,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $332,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $7,321,000
Federal Government insurance: $25,999,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,697
Here:

87 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,020
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +361
Here:

+18 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -46
Here -2 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Gonzales County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.60 millions of gallons per day (47% from ground, 53% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

4.1

Year house built in Gonzales County, Texas
  • Year house built in Gonzales County, Texas
  • 6112014 or later
  • 4082010 to 2013
  • 1,1172000 to 2009
  • 1,0951990 to 1999
  • 1,5341980 to 1989
  • 1,0141970 to 1979
  • 1,0321960 to 1969
  • 8851950 to 1959
  • 7161940 to 1949
  • 8111939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Gonzales County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Gonzales County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Gonzales County, Texas
  • 601 room
  • 242 rooms
  • 3673 rooms
  • 8214 rooms
  • 1,3685 rooms
  • 1,1596 rooms
  • 4967 rooms
  • 4308 rooms
  • 3919+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gonzales County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gonzales County, Texas
  • 741 room
  • 2102 rooms
  • 6003 rooms
  • 7424 rooms
  • 4995 rooms
  • 2266 rooms
  • 787 rooms
  • 368 rooms
  • 119+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Gonzales County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Gonzales County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Gonzales County, Texas
  • 67no bedroom
  • 691 bedroom
  • 1,1212 bedrooms
  • 2,8093 bedrooms
  • 8894 bedrooms
  • 1165+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gonzales County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gonzales County, Texas
  • 73no bedroom
  • 4371 bedroom
  • 1,1162 bedrooms
  • 7383 bedrooms
  • 1034 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Gonzales County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Gonzales County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gonzales County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 159no vehicle
  • 1,0831 vehicle
  • 2,2302 vehicles
  • 1,0793 vehicles
  • 3544 vehicles
  • 2025+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Gonzales County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gonzales County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 344no vehicle
  • 1,1681 vehicle
  • 6892 vehicles
  • 2403 vehicles
  • 324 vehicles
  • 155+ vehicles

88.9% of Gonzales County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 94% lived in Texas.

Gonzales County:

88.9%
State average:

84.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 16,308
  • Other state: 2,366
  • Northeast: 151
  • Midwest: 621
  • South: 1,041
  • West: 551
Year householders moved into unit in Gonzales County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Gonzales County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 75.5%Electricity
  • 14.4%Utility gas
  • 7.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 74.3%Electricity
  • 19.1%Utility gas
  • 6.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 129
Here:

5.1%
Texas:

7.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 44
Here:

3.7%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 40
Here:

11.1%
Texas:

14.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Gonzales County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • General - Interest on Debt: $94,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,354,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,044,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $310,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $0
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $16,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,616,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,903,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $21,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000

Gonzales County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • General - Interest on Debt: $94,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,354,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,044,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $310,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $0
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $16,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,616,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,903,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $21,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000

Gonzales County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • General - Interest on Debt: $94,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,354,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,044,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $310,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $0
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $16,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,616,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,903,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $21,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000

Gonzales County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • General - Interest on Debt: $94,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,354,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,044,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $310,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $0
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $16,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,616,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,903,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $21,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 670
  • Number of aged recipients: 146
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 524
  • Number of recipients under 18: 96
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 344
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 230
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 313
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 237
Most common first names in Gonzales County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John12876.2 years
Mary11379.4 years
William10976.8 years
James9673.6 years
Robert8771.7 years
Joe7574.5 years
Willie5476.8 years
Annie4982.6 years
Henry4978.3 years
Frank4774.8 years
Most common last names in Gonzales County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8877.8 years
Johnson6775.3 years
Moore6477.3 years
Baker4576.0 years
Jones4280.3 years
Davis4080.3 years
Brown3977.2 years
Williams3378.3 years
Martinez3375.5 years
Miller3278.4 years
Businesses in Gonzales County, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Cricket Wireless1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Subway1
Dairy Queen1U-Haul2
FedEx2UPS2
Ford2Walmart1
H&R Block1