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Gilroy, California (CA) Poverty Rate Data
Information about poor and low-income residents


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8.6% of Gilroy, CA residents had an income below the poverty level in 2019, which was 37.4% less than the poverty level of 11.8% across the entire state of California. Taking into account residents not living in families, 13.4% of high school graduates and 36.4% of non high school graduates live in poverty. The poverty rate was 10.3% among disabled males and 14.4% among disabled females. The renting rate among poor residents was 83.0%. For comparison, it was 35.3% among residents with income above the poverty level.

Poverty rates in Gilroy, CA

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
Gilroy:

8.6%
Whole state:

11.8%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
Gilroy:

3.7%
Whole state:

5.2%

Poverty rate among disabled males:
Gilroy:

10.3%
California:

16.2%
Disability rate in this city among poor males (it is 17.3% among male residents who are not classified as poor):
Gilroy:

20.7%
California:

24.6%

Poverty rate among disabled females:
Gilroy:

14.4%
California:

18.6%
Disability rate in this city among poor females (it is 16.3% among female residents who are not classified as poor):
Gilroy:

21.3%
California:

24.3%

Renting rate in this city among poor and not poor residents:
Residents below poverty level:

83.0%
Residents above poverty level:

35.3%

Poverty by age in Gilroy, CA

Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Gilroy
  • Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Gilroy,CA (percentage below poverty level)
  • 6.1%Under 5 years
  • 13.5%5 years
  • 6.3%6 to 11 years
  • 9.0%12 to 14 years
  • 4.8%15 years
  • 10.1%16 and 17 years
  • 4.5%18 to 24 years
  • 4.5%25 to 34 years
  • 6.2%35 to 44 years
  • 2.5%45 to 54 years
  • 7.7%55 to 64 years
  • 5.0%65 to 74 years
  • 1.0%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Gilroy
  • Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Gilroy,CA (percentage below poverty level)
  • 8.2%Under 5 years
  • 3.1%5 years
  • 8.0%6 to 11 years
  • 7.8%12 to 14 years
  • 14.5%15 years
  • 16.9%16 and 17 years
  • 7.7%18 to 24 years
  • 6.9%25 to 34 years
  • 5.6%35 to 44 years
  • 7.1%45 to 54 years
  • 7.6%55 to 64 years
  • 9.3%65 to 74 years
  • 2.1%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Gilroy, CA
  • Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Gilroy,CA (% below half of poverty level)
  • 5.5%Under 5 years
  • 2.9%5 years
  • 3.3%6 to 11 years
  • 3.1%12 to 14 years
  • 2.7%15 years
  • 8.2%16 and 17 years
  • 7.5%18 to 24 years
  • 4.4%25 to 34 years
  • 2.7%35 to 44 years
  • 2.1%45 to 54 years
  • 1.8%55 to 64 years
  • 3.1%65 to 74 years
  • 0.8%75 years and over

Poverty by race and place of birth in Gilroy, CA

Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Gilroy, CA
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Gilroy, CA (%)
  • 3.5%White
  • 9.2%Black
  • 7.7%American Indian
  • 3.4%Asian
  • 7.6%Other race
  • 8.5%2+ races
  • 8.3%Hispanic
Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Gilroy, CA
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Gilroy, CA (absolute numbers)
  • 531White
  • 82Black
  • 27American Indian
  • 183Asian
  • 292Other race
  • 2542+ races
  • 2,668Hispanic
Poverty status for native-born residents
  • 7.2%Below poverty level
  • 92.8%Above poverty level
Poverty status for foreign-born residents
  • 5.8%Below poverty level
  • 94.2%Above poverty level

Poverty in families in Gilroy, CA

Children below poverty level:
Gilroy, California:

7.8%
State:

15.3%
Poverty rate among high school graduates not in families:
Gilroy:

13.4%
California:

18.0%
Poverty rate among people who did not graduate high school not in families:
Gilroy:

36.4%
California:

43.0%
Poor families by family type
  • 27.2%Married-couple family
  • 16.7%Male, no wife present
  • 56.1%Female, no husband present
Breakdown of poor residents in Gilroy not in families by work experience
  • 3.0%Worked full-time, year-round
  • 24.7%Worked part-time
  • 72.3%Did not work
Breakdown of poor married-couple families by work experience
  • 0.0%Both worked full-time
  • 4.9%One full-time, other part-time
  • 29.1%One full-time, other didn't work
  • 23.9%Both worked part-time
  • 22.2%One part-time, other didn't work
  • 19.9%Both didn't work

Other data

Year house/condo built for residents below and above poverty levels
  • Owners below poverty level
  • 4.8%1999 to 2000
  • 19.0%1995 to 1998
  • 4.1%1990 to 1994
  • 13.6%1980 to 1989
  • 25.9%1970 to 1979
  • 0.0%1960 to 1969
  • 25.9%1950 to 1959
  • 3.4%1940 to 1949
  • 3.4%1939 or earlier
  • Owners above poverty level
  • 2.7%1999 to 2000
  • 18.3%1995 to 1998
  • 3.7%1990 to 1994
  • 25.6%1980 to 1989
  • 24.5%1970 to 1979
  • 11.0%1960 to 1969
  • 7.1%1950 to 1959
  • 2.8%1940 to 1949
  • 4.3%1939 or earlier
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