Gonzales SnackAbility

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

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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
10,558
Unemployment
6.3%
Poverty
16.0%
Median Home
$154,300
Median Income
$58,082
Median Rent
$953

Rankings for Gonzales in Louisiana

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Map Of Gonzales, LA

Population over time in Gonzales

Year Population % Change
2017 10,558 0.6%
2016 10,492 1.7%
2015 10,319 1.8%
2014 10,137 1.6%
2013 9,978 1.4%
2012 9,837 1.0%
2011 9,739 1.5%
2010 9,596 -

Crime in Gonzales Per 100k

Crime Gonzales LA USA
Violent Crime 835.5 557.0 382.9
Murder 0.0 12.4 5.3
Robbery 136.2 114.4 98.0
Aggravated Assault 672.0 390.3 248.9
Property Crime 6828.9 3366.8 2362.0
Burglary 454.1 731.5 430.4
Larceny 6038.9 2401.3 1694.0
Car Theft 336.0 234.0 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Gonzales

White
41.5% (4,385)
African American
44.0% (4,648)
American Indian
0.0% (4)
Asian
1.5% (160)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.8% (403)
Hispanic
9.1% (958)
Race Gonzales LA USA
White 41.5% 59.0% 61.5%
African American 44.0% 32.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 1.5% 1.7% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.8% 1.6% 2.3%
Hispanic 9.1% 5.0% 17.6%

Household Income For Gonzales, Louisiana

Less than $10,000
5.5% (58,069)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.9% (83,408)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.3% (77,073)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.9% (93,966)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.4% (152,035)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.4% (204,825)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.5% (163,649)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.6% (133,030)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.7% (60,180)
$200,000 or more
2.9% (30,618)
Income Gonzales LA USA
Less than $10,000 5.5% 10.0% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.9% 6.4% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.3% 12.4% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.9% 10.6% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.4% 13.2% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.4% 16.3% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.5% 10.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.6% 12.0% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.7% 4.4% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 2.9% 4.0% 6.3%

Gender in Gonzales

Female
53.6% (5,655)
Male
46.4% (4,902)
Gender Gonzales LA USA
Female 53.6% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 46.4% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Gonzales for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.7% (389)
9-12th Grade
9.1% (961)
High School / GED
35.7% (3,773)
Some College
24.4% (2,573)
Associate's Degree
7.2% (762)
Bachelor's Degree
11.3% (1,195)
Master's Degree
7.4% (779)
Professional Degree
0.2% (20)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (101)
Education Gonzales LA USA
< 9th Grade 3.7% 5.4% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 9.1% 10.3% 7.2%
High School / GED 35.7% 33.8% 27.3%
Some College 24.4% 21.3% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 7.2% 5.8% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 11.3% 15.3% 19.1%
Master's Degree 7.4% 5.5% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.2% 1.7% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.4%

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