Gonzales, Texas

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Population in 2019: 7,533 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.6%
 
Males: 3,638  (48.3%)
Females: 3,895  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

33.0 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years

Zip codes: 78629.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $47,794 (it was $27,226 in 2000)
Gonzales:

$47,794
TX:

$64,034

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,649 (it was $12,866 in 2000)

Gonzales city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $145,101 (it was $45,400 in 2000)
Gonzales:

$145,101
TX:

$200,400

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $148,514; detached houses: $164,943; mobile homes: $53,827

Median gross rent in 2019: $788.

March 2019 cost of living index in Gonzales: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.8%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.0% for Black residents, 16.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.0% for other race residents, 20.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Gonzales, TX (2019)
    • 4,33756.2%Hispanic
    • 2,41631.3%White alone
    • 85211.0%Black alone
    • 540.7%Asian alone
    • 300.4%American Indian alone
    • 300.4%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 26 registered sex offenders living in Gonzales, Texas as of May 09, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Gonzales is 296 to 1.


Crime rates in Gonzales by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(27.1)
1
(13.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
8
(103.5)
8
(106.2)
4
(54.2)
5
(68.4)
6
(80.3)
10
(135.3)
9
(121.9)
16
(218.5)
6
(80.5)
8
(106.4)
14
(184.0)
6
(77.6)
14
(182.1)
11
(143.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
11
(142.4)
8
(106.2)
11
(149.2)
5
(68.4)
7
(93.7)
6
(81.2)
3
(40.6)
6
(81.9)
4
(53.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.1)
1
(12.9)
1
(13.0)
1
(13.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
86
(1,113)
95
(1,261)
88
(1,193)
87
(1,191)
70
(937.0)
47
(636.1)
63
(853.5)
82
(1,120)
101
(1,355)
81
(1,078)
76
(998.8)
51
(659.4)
N/A68
(888.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
186
(2,407)
118
(1,566)
94
(1,275)
76
(1,040)
66
(883.4)
67
(906.8)
72
(975.5)
69
(942.1)
88
(1,181)
43
(572.0)
32
(420.6)
20
(258.6)
27
(351.2)
25
(326.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
270
(3,494)
225
(2,986)
177
(2,400)
242
(3,313)
207
(2,771)
226
(3,059)
219
(2,967)
255
(3,482)
250
(3,355)
169
(2,248)
153
(2,011)
91
(1,177)
92
(1,197)
130
(1,698)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(12.9)
4
(53.1)
1
(13.6)
8
(109.5)
3
(40.2)
15
(203.0)
9
(121.9)
5
(68.3)
9
(120.8)
7
(93.1)
7
(92.0)
8
(103.4)
5
(65.0)
13
(169.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(64.7)
1
(13.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(26.8)
1
(13.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index657.4602.3513.2527.6455.6461.9531.4661.3578.1438.1468.1271.3360.0427.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Gonzales, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 24 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Texas average:

1.56
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Ancestries: German (8.9%), English (2.9%), Irish (2.4%), American (1.4%), Czech (1.1%), French (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 5.10 square miles.

Population density: 1,478 people per square mile   (low).

Gonzales, Texas map

751 residents are foreign born (9.1% Latin America).

This city:

9.7%
Texas:

17.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,819 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,083 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Victoria, TX (55.2 miles , pop. 60,603).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Austin, TX (57.6 miles , pop. 656,562).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (64.2 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Thompsonville, TX (3.7 miles),
Waelder, TX (4.0 miles ),
Luling, TX (4.1 miles ),
Shiner, TX (4.2 miles ),
Moulton, TX (4.3 miles ),
Smiley, TX (4.5 miles ),
Yoakum, TX (4.9 miles ),
Kingsbury, TX (4.9 miles )

Latitude: 29.51 N, Longitude: 97.45 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Lexington of Texas - The first battle of the Texas Revolution occurred here; the name is a reference to Lexington, Massachusetts, where the American Revolutionary War began.

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,097 (+14.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,100 (64.6%)

Area code: 830

Distribution of median household income in Gonzales, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Gonzales, TX in 2019
Gonzales satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $96,100
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $108,900
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $63,300
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $161,300
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $51,300
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $67,100
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $95,300
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $46,900
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $46,900
  • 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
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $167,000
  • 2013: 12 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2014: 25 buildings, average cost: $128,000
  • 2015: 18 buildings, average cost: $163,900
  • 2016: 9 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 2017: 15 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2018: 12 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
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.7%
Texas:

8.0%
Historical population in Gonzales, TX
Historical housing units in Gonzales, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +501 (+7.5%).
Most common industries in Gonzales, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.1%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.0%)
  • Construction (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Food (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (13.2%)
  • Construction (12.9%)
  • Food (7.3%)
  • Health care (4.9%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (4.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.5%)
  • Educational services (16.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.0%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.5%)
  • Private households (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Gonzales, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.1%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Cashiers (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.4%)
  • Cashiers (7.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)

Average climate in Gonzales, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Gonzales-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 17% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/20/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.3 miles away from the Gonzales city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/1/1953, a category F3 tornado 25.5 miles away from the city center injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gonzales-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 29% 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 58.6 miles away from the city 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 63.2 miles away from Gonzales 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 358.9 miles away from Gonzales center
On 5/1/2018 at 16:28:56, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 51.2 miles away from Gonzales center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 312.7 miles away from Gonzales 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 54.0 miles away from Gonzales center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

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).
Gonzales topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Gonzales:

  • GONZALES COMMUNITY HOME (310 DEWITT ST)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 1110 NORTH SARAH DEWITT DRIVE)
  • CARE INN OF GONZALES (RT 4 BOX 145)
  • CARTWHEEL LODGE OF GONZALES (1800 CARTWHEEL DR)
  • TEXAN NURSING AND REHAB OF GONZALES LLC (3428 MOULTON RD)
  • THE HEIGHTS OF GONZALES (701 N SARAH DEWITT)
  • DAVITA-GONZALES (1406 NORTH SARAH DEWITT)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH AGENCY (1314 N SARAH DEWITT DRIVE)

Airports located in Gonzales:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gonzales:

  • Texas State University (about 40 miles; San Marcos, TX; Full-time enrollment: 29,202)
  • Saint Edward's University (about 54 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 4,308)
  • Victoria College (about 56 miles; Victoria, TX; FT enrollment: 2,730)
  • University of Houston-Victoria (about 56 miles; Victoria, TX; FT enrollment: 3,110)
  • The University of Texas at Austin (about 57 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 45,500)
  • Austin Community College District (about 59 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 25,957)
  • St Philip's College (about 61 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 5,970)

Public high school in Gonzales:

  • GONZALES H S (Students: 344, Location: 1801 N SARAH DEWITT DR, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Gonzales:

  • EMMANUEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 12, Location: 1817 SAINT LAWRENCE ST, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Gonzales:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Gonzales: Gonzales Commercial Historic District (A), Gonzales County Jail (B), Gonzales Fire Department (C), Gonzales Memorial Museum (D), Eggleston House (E), Gonzales County Emergency Medical Services (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Gonzales include: Presbyterian Church of Gonzales (A), Henson Chapel Methodist Church (B), First Lutheran Church (C), Episcopal Church of the Messiah (D), Gonzales Memorial Church of God in Christ (E), Community Church of God (F), Saint James Catholic Church (G), Providence Baptist Church (H), Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Gonzales: Gonzales City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Gonzales Pioneer Village (Historical Places & Services; 2122 Saint Joseph Street).

Hotels: Best Western Regency Inn-Stes (1811 East Sarah Dewitt Drive), Apache Inn Motel (2007 North Saint Joseph Street).

Birthplace of: Crispin Sanchez - Educator, Jerry Hall - Film actor, Myra Hemmings - Actor, Theron J. Fouts - Football player and coach, Dalva Allen - Football player, Darryl Dora - College basketball player (Texas Tech Red Raiders), Dick Midkiff - Baseball player, Edward Kelley (American football) - Football player.

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

2.8 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

68.7%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.3%
Whole state:

6.0%


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

People in group quarters in Gonzales in 2010:

  • 169 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 59 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Gonzales in 2000:

  • 152 people in nursing homes
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 11 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 8 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Gonzales (2011 data):

  • Prosperity Bank: Gonzales Branch at 508 St. Louis Street, branch established on 1956/01/06. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $9,816.2 mil, Deposits: $8,064.8 mil, headquarters in El Campo, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Prosperity Bancshares, Inc.
  • Sage Capital Bank, National Association: at 1606 North Sarah Dewitt Drive, branch established on 1984/07/12. Info updated 2010/01/13: Bank assets: $286.7 mil, Deposits: $258.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Anb Bancshares, Inc.
  • Lone Star Bank, S.S.B.: Gonzales Branch at 1609 Sarah Dewitt Drive, branch established on 2007/01/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $252.2 mil, Deposits: $184.6 mil, headquarters in Moulton, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Bancshares, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Gonzales Branch at 301 N Saint Joseph Street, branch established on 1900/01/01. 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

For population 15 years and over in Gonzales:

Marital status in Gonzales, TX
  • Never married: 35.2%
  • Now married: 43.2%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

For population 25 years and over in Gonzales:

  • High school or higher: 77.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.9
Texas average:

13.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Gonzales
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Gonzales, TX (based on Gonzales County data)

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-
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: 4
Here:

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.
State:

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
Gonzales County:

6.83 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.1%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.0%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Gonzales County:

18.7%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Gonzales:

46.9%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Gonzales:

44.4%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Gonzales:

23.3%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.5%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Gonzales:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Gonzales:

32.9%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

52.1%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Gonzales:

78.5%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gonzales, TX Residents

Gonzales government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $519,000 ($68.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $90,000 ($11.95)
    Sewerage: $79,000 ($10.49)
    Electric Utilities: $44,000 ($5.84)
    Police Protection: $44,000 ($5.84)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $8,000 ($1.06)
    Air Transportation: $5,000 ($0.66)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $7,342,000 ($974.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,107,000 ($279.70)
    Police Protection: $1,668,000 ($221.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,516,000 ($201.25)
    Financial Administration: $1,000,000 ($132.75)
    Water Utilities: $844,000 ($112.04)
    Sewerage: $770,000 ($102.22)
    Local Fire Protection: $707,000 ($93.85)
    General - Other: $690,000 ($91.60)
    Regular Highways: $521,000 ($69.16)
    Central Staff Services: $401,000 ($53.23)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $331,000 ($43.94)
    Air Transportation: $235,000 ($31.20)
    Libraries: $198,000 ($26.28)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $173,000 ($22.97)
    Health - Other: $168,000 ($22.30)
    General Public Buildings: $104,000 ($13.81)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $59,000 ($7.83)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $1,001,000 ($132.88)
    Police Protection: $124,000 ($16.46)
    Electric Utilities: $94,000 ($12.48)
    Local Fire Protection: $76,000 ($10.09)
    Regular Highways: $59,000 ($7.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $52,000 ($6.90)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $26,000 ($3.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000 ($2.92)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,709,000 ($359.62)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $166,000 ($22.04)

Gonzales government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,537,000 ($204.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,268,000 ($168.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,155,000 ($153.33)
    Air Transportation: $41,000 ($5.44)
    Other: $23,000 ($3.05)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $10,000 ($1.33)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $442,000 ($58.68)
    General Revenue - Other: $342,000 ($45.40)
    Fines and Forfeits: $105,000 ($13.94)
    Royalties: $11,000 ($1.46)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($1.06)
    Sale of Property: $2,000 ($0.27)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $8,937,000 ($1186.38)
    Water Utilities: $2,596,000 ($344.62)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $150,000 ($19.91)
    General Local Government Support: $8,000 ($1.06)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,822,000 ($374.62)
    Property: $913,000 ($121.20)
    Public Utilities Sales: $720,000 ($95.58)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $136,000 ($18.05)

Gonzales government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,075,000 ($806.45)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,895,000 ($782.56)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $180,000 ($23.89)

Gonzales government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,412,000 ($2709.68)

6.07% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($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 between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
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)
Businesses in Gonzales, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Cricket Wireless1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Subway1
FedEx2U-Haul2
Ford1UPS2
H&R Block1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Gonzales:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Gonzales:

  • KQQT (106.3 FM; GONZALES, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS RADIO, INC.)
  • KEYI-FM (103.5 FM; SAN MARCOS, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KROX-FM (101.5 FM; BUDA, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KXTN-FM (107.5 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KROM (92.9 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KYKM (92.5 FM; YOAKUM, TX; Owner: LAGRANGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Gonzales:

  • KENS-TV (Channel 5; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KVDA (Channel 60; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • WOAI-TV (Channel 4; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KABB (Channel 29; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KABB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KWEX-TV (Channel 41; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KWEX LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KSAT-TV (Channel 12; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, SAN ANTONIO, LP)
Gonzales fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Gonzales fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 40Number of bridges
  • 525ft / 160mTotal length
  • $1,000Total costs
  • 201,143Total average daily traffic
  • 40,833Total average daily truck traffic
  • 280,430Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Gonzales, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 41920-1929
  • 51930-1939
  • 51940-1949
  • 51950-1959
  • 81960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Gonzales, TX
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Gonzales)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 219 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Gonzales, TX)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 62 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gonzales)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Gonzales)

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 45. The highest number of fire incidents - 126 took place in 2017, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Gonzales, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (62.2%), and Structure Fires (16.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Gonzales, TX
    • 42462.2%Outside Fires
    • 11016.1%Structure Fires
    • 10916.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 395.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gonzales, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Gonzales, Texas:

  • Sleep Inn & Suites, 2138 Water St, Gonzales, Texas 78629 , Phone: (830) 672-1888, Fax: (830) 672-1884
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 126 Middle Buster Rd, Gonzales, Texas 78629 , Phone: (830) 672-2777, Fax: (830) 672-2888
  • Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham Gonzales, 2019 Water St, Gonzales, Texas 78629 , Phone: (830) 203-5110, Fax: (830) 203-5075
  • Quality Inn, 1804 E Sarah Hewit Dr, Gonzales, Texas 78629 , Phone: (830) 672-9611
  • LaQuinta inn and Suites Gonzales, 1631 Water St, Gonzales, Texas 78629 , Phone: (800) 753-3757, Fax: (830) 519-4522
  • WESTWOOD INN, 2669 Water St, Gonzales, Texas 78629 , Phone: (830) 203-5090, Fax: (830) 203-3553
  • BEST WESTERN REGENCY INN & SUITES, 1811 E SARAH DEWITT Dr, Gonzales, Texas 78629 , Phone: (830) 672-5555, Fax: (830) 672-4441
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Gonzales, Texas
Most common first names in Gonzales, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary8079.4 years
John7774.6 years
William6276.0 years
Robert6172.7 years
Joe6073.3 years
James5773.2 years
Annie3783.3 years
Willie3676.5 years
Henry3278.3 years
Frank3178.3 years
Most common last names in Gonzales, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6177.5 years
Johnson5175.7 years
Baker3575.6 years
Jones3281.1 years
Moore3276.8 years
Davis2782.6 years
Dubose2677.9 years
Brown2278.6 years
Camarillo2075.8 years
Clark2074.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Gonzales, TX
  • 64.5%Electricity
  • 35.5%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Gonzales, TX
  • 69.8%Electricity
  • 29.7%Utility gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used


Gonzales compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Gonzales on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of workers working at home, population 5,000+"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 (78629) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Czech first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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