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Gonzales is a city in Monterey County, in the Salinas metro area.
The community was named after the family of Teodoro Gonzales, landowners
The latitude of Gonzales is 36.506N. The longitude is -121.443W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 135 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,510.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Gonzales demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Monterey County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Salinas area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 93925 ZIP code.
3% of Gonzales residents report German ancestry, and 1% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gonzales ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Gonzales was $12,438, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Gonzales residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Gonzales, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $584. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,275.
Libraries in Gonzales include Gonzales Branch Library ... View libraries
Monterey County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gonzales political report.
The average commute time for Gonzales workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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