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
10,492
Unemployment
6.7%
Poverty
15.5%
Median Home
$155,100
Median Income
$57,045
Median Rent
$904

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

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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
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 488.0 566.1 386.3
Murder 9.2 11.8 5.3
Robbery 156.5 119.1 102.8
Aggravated Assault 257.8 396.4 248.5
Property Crime 8278.1 3297.7 2450.7
Burglary 589.3 740.5 468.9
Larceny 7283.6 2336.3 1745.0
Car Theft 405.2 220.8 236.9

Race / Ethnicity in Gonzales

White
42.2% (4,431)
African American
44.6% (4,681)
American Indian
0.0% (4)
Asian
0.4% (44)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
4.7% (494)
Hispanic
8.0% (838)
Race Gonzales LA USA
White 42.2% 59.3% 60.6%
African American 44.6% 31.9% 10.4%
American Indian 0.0% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 0.4% 1.7% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 3.9%
Two Or More 4.7% 1.6% 2.5%
Hispanic 8.0% 4.8% 17.3%

Household Income For Gonzales, Louisiana

Less than $10,000
4.5% (472)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.1% (849)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.8% (923)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.8% (1,238)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.9% (1,248)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.0% (1,678)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.3% (1,605)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.4% (1,615)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.3% (660)
$200,000 or more
2.0% (209)
Income Gonzales LA USA
Less than $10,000 4.5% 10.1% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.1% 6.7% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.8% 12.6% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.8% 10.7% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.9% 13.3% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.0% 16.3% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.3% 10.8% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.4% 11.6% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.3% 4.1% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 2.0% 3.7% 5.7%

Gender in Gonzales

Female
50.6% (5,313)
Male
49.4% (5,178)
Gender Gonzales LA USA
Female 50.6% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 49.4% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Gonzales for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (423)
9-12th Grade
7.9% (826)
High School / GED
39.2% (4,114)
Some College
24.1% (2,528)
Associate's Degree
6.9% (727)
Bachelor's Degree
10.7% (1,124)
Master's Degree
6.6% (694)
Professional Degree
0.2% (23)
Doctorate Degree
0.3% (27)
Education Gonzales LA USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 5.6% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 7.9% 10.6% 7.4%
High School / GED 39.2% 33.9% 27.5%
Some College 24.1% 21.3% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 6.9% 5.7% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 10.7% 15.1% 18.8%
Master's Degree 6.6% 5.3% 8.2%
Professional Degree 0.2% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.3% 1.0% 1.3%

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