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"Jambalaya Capital of the World"
Gonzales is in Ascension Parish, in the Baton Rouge metro area.
The latitude of Gonzales is 30.238N. The longitude is -90.92W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 10 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,339.
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6% of Gonzales residents report German ancestry, and 9% 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 $17,690, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Gonzales residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Gonzales, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $339. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $843.
Libraries in Gonzales include Ascension Parish Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Gonzales include Gonzales Ascension Citizen
Ascension Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gonzales political report.
The average commute time for Gonzales workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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