Living in Gonzales, LA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Gonzales SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8
Affordability
7
Diversity
9.5
Safety
3
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
6

Gonzales, LA Crime Report

837
Total Crimes
7,667.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
198.54%
Above National Average

Gonzales, LA Cost Of Living

97
Gonzales's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average

Gonzales, Louisiana Info Snack

Gonzales is a small city in Ascension Parish, Louisiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 9,781. Known as the "Jambalaya Capital of the World", it is famous for its annual Jambalaya Festival, which was first held in 1968. Stephen "Steve" F. Juneau came up with the idea for the Jambalaya Festival and served as the first president of the Jambalaya Festival Association President.
Population
10,677
Unemployment
6.5%
Poverty
17.6%
Median Home
$157,900
Median Income
$56,672
Median Rent
$989

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Rankings for Gonzales in Louisiana

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3

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4

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5

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6

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7

Shenandoah, LA
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8

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9

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10

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Map Of Gonzales, LA

Population over time in Gonzales

Year Population % Change
2017 10,677 1.1%
2016 10,558 0.6%
2015 10,492 1.7%
2014 10,319 1.8%
2013 10,137 1.6%
2012 9,978 1.4%
2011 9,837 1.0%
2010 9,739 1.5%
2009 9,596 -
Crime/100k Gonzales LA USA
Violent Crime 568.0 537.5 368.9
Murder 9.2 11.4 5.0
Robbery 64.1 98.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 476.4 383.4 246.8
Property Crime 7099.7 3276.0 2199.5
Burglary 549.7 668.1 376.0
Larceny 6330.2 2360.4 1594.6
Car Theft 219.9 247.6 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Gonzales

White
38.9% (4,151)
African American
47.7% (5,096)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
1.6% (169)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.6% (281)
Hispanic
9.2% (980)
Race Gonzales LA USA
White 38.9% 58.8% 61.1%
African American 47.7% 32.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 1.6% 1.7% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.6% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 9.2% 5.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Gonzales, Louisiana

Less than $10,000
6.5% (68,974)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.3% (67,701)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.1% (96,971)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.1% (118,859)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.3% (131,585)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.5% (208,704)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.7% (157,291)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.0% (128,276)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.0% (53,448)
$200,000 or more
3.4% (35,886)
Income Gonzales LA USA
Less than $10,000 6.5% 9.6% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.3% 6.2% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.1% 12.2% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.1% 10.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.3% 12.9% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.5% 16.2% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.7% 10.9% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.0% 12.3% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.0% 4.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 3.4% 4.3% 7.0%

Gender in Gonzales

Female
52.1% (5,567)
Male
47.9% (5,109)
Gender Gonzales LA USA
Female 52.1% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 47.9% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Gonzales for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (427)
9-12th Grade
11.0% (1,174)
High School / GED
32.0% (3,416)
Some College
28.0% (2,989)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (747)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (1,067)
Master's Degree
7.0% (747)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (106)
Education Gonzales LA USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 11.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 32.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 28.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 6.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 16.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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