Gonzales

The population was 8,156 at the 2000 census. It has been called the "jambalaya capital of the world" and is famous for its annual Jambalaya Festival.

Welcome to Gonzales

Gonzales is a city in Ascension ParishLouisianaUnited States. The population was 8,156 at the 2000 census. It has been called the "jambalaya capital of the world" and is famous for its annual Jambalaya Festival. Gonzales is part of the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Overview for Gonzales, LA

20,418 people live in Gonzales, where the median age is 33.8 and the average individual income is $31,099.91. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

20,418

Total Population

33.8 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$31,099.91

Average individual Income

Around Gonzales, LA

There's plenty to do around Gonzales, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

38
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
39
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Horn of Plenty Health Food, Cajun Catch Seafood Market & Deli, and Taqueria don Beto 2.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 1.71 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.47 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.93 miles 23 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 0.06 miles 15 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 4.09 miles 4 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 1.07 miles 23 reviews 4.7/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Gonzales, LA

Gonzales has 7,841 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Gonzales do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 20,418 people call Gonzales home. The population density is 588.16 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

20,418

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

33.8

Median Age

47.87 / 52.13%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
7,841

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$31,099.91

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Gonzales, LA

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Gonzales. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PRIVATE
4th - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Pecan Grove Primary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
East Ascension High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Gonzales Primary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5

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