Gonzales County

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Gonzales County, Texas

1709 Sarah Dewitt Dr
Gonzales, TX 78629
Phone: (830) 672-2801
Fax: (830) 672-2636
www.co.gonzales.tx.us

In east-central TX, east of San Antonio; original county; organized Mar 17, 1836 (prior to statehood) from Old Mexican Municipality. Name Origin: For Col. Rafael Gonzales (1789-1857), provisional governor of Coahuila and TX (1824-26)

Area (sq mi):: 1069.82 (land 1067.75; water 2.07) Population per square mile: 18.30
Population 2005: 19,587 State rank: 121 Population change: 2000-20005 5.10%; 1990-2000 8.30% Population 2000: 18,628 (White 51.20%; Black or African American 8.40%; Hispanic or Latino 39.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 19.10%). Foreign born: 11.00%. Median age: 36.30
Income 2000: per capita $14,269; median household $28,368; Population below poverty level: 18.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,573-$25,014
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 24.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 25.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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