Gonzales

Gonzales

Gonzales

Change

1980

1990

1980-90

 

Tract Population

6,527

3,896

-40.3%

% White

37.3%

29.0%

-22.3%

% Black

0.2%

1.1%

460.5%

% Hispanic

74.5%

78.4%

5.3%

% Under 18

38.0%

37.9%

-0.3%

% Over 65

7.1%

6.2%

-11.7%

% Under 6

13.2%

12.5%

-5.1%

% Foreign Born

43.5%

42.7%

-1.7%

Area Population

290,444

355,660

22.5%

Area Foreign Born

53,848

76,666

42.4%

% Area Foreign Born

18.5%

21.6%

16.3%

 

Education(% pop over 25)

1980

1990

1980-90

% 0-8 years

51.9%

46.5%

-10.5%

% 9-11 years

13.8%

15.9%

14.6%

% Completed H.S.

20.2%

18.7%

-7.2%

% Some College

8.1%

11.6%

43.6%

% Bachelors or Graduate Degree

5.9%

4.6%

-23.4%

Persons over 25

3,113

1,901

-38.9%

H.S. Dropout Rate

36.4%

33.6%

-7.6%

 

Labor Market Structure

1980

1990

1980-90

Employed Persons

2,527

1,427

-43.5%

% Operators,Nonfarm Laborers and Service

22.6%

29.3%

29.8%

% Professional & Technical

4.4%

2.6%

-41.2%

% Managers & Administrators

3.4%

5.9%

71.0%

% Sales Workers

2.4%

5.1%

114.1%

% Clerical

10.0%

10.7%

7.2%

% Craft Workers

5.8%

6.2%

6.8%

% Operators

7.7%

15.0%

94.4%

% Nonfarm Laborers

3.6%

2.7%

-25.9%

% Service Workers

11.2%

11.6%

3.3%

% Farm Workers

51.5%

40.3%

-21.7%

% Males Working less than 26 weeks

41.1%

45.3%

10.3%

Males over 16

2,337

1,361

-41.8%

 

Poverty and Welfare

1980

1990

1980-90

% Persons in Impoverished Families

19.0%

25.5%

34.4%

% Whites in Poverty

11.2%

8.1%

-27.7%

% Blacks in Poverty

N/A

29.9%

N/A

% Hispanics in Poverty

21.1%

30.8%

45.7%

% Families Receiving Welfare or PA

12.2%

12.8%

5.1%

 

Income

1980

1990

1980-90

Aggregate Income

$27,687,360

$34,886,232

26.0%

Number of Families

1,374

807

-41.3%

Average Family Income

$20,151

$43,230

114.5%

Aggregate Wage and Salary Income

$22,745,820

$24,160,620

6.2%

Wage & Salary Households

1,303

755

-42.1%

Average Wage & Salary Income

$17,457

$32,022

83.4%

Aggregate Self-Employed Income

$2,548,975

$5,655,705

121.9%

Self-Employed Households

195

87

-55.6%

Average Self-Employed Income

$13,072

$65,384

400.2%

Aggregate Earned Income

$25,294,795

$29,816,325

17.9%

Earned Income Households

1,373

767

-44.2%

Average Earned Income

$18,423

$38,899

111.1%

Average Welfare Income per Household

$3,190

$4,515

41.5%

 

Households Grouped by Income Level

1980

1990

1980-90

Income Under $5,000

105

40

-62.4%

Income of $5,000-9,999

259

57

-78.0%

Income of $10,000-14,999

278

63

-77.5%

Income of $15,000-24,999

397

187

-52.9%

Income of $25,000-49,999

264

327

23.7%

Income over $50,000

71

135

89.4%

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