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Gonzales County, Texas Facts

Facts
State Texas
Land area 1,066.7 square miles
Population Density 18.6 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 20,312
Population change 2.5%
Under 5 years of age 7.3%
Under 18 26.9%
65 and over 15.8%
Females 49.5%
White 89.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race 49.1
Asian 0.5%
Two or more races 1%
Black or African American 7.7%
Native American 1.6%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 69%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 14.5%
Veterans 1,083
Households and Housing
Households 6,638
Persons per household 3.0
Living in the same house for one year or more 87.9%
Median household income $39,248
The per capita income $20,288
Live below the poverty line. 21.9%
housing units 8,725
Multi-unit structures 8%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $77,500
Residents owning their homes. 69.5%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,554
Women-owned firms 27.1%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $179,237
Retail sales per capita $9,252
Manufacturers shipments $444,676
Merchant wholesaler sales $90,249