Gilroy

Gilroy

Gilroy is the 175th largest community in California and is an extremely ethnically diverse city.

Welcome to Gilroy, CA

Gilroy is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals
 
Gilroy is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 58,756 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Gilroy is the 175th largest community in California. Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Gilroy is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs.
 
Overall, Gilroy is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Gilroy who work in office and administrative support (11.28%), sales jobs (11.01%), and management occupations (10.42%). The per capita income in Gilroy in 2010 was $32,680, which is middle income relative to California, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $130,720 for a family of four. However, Gilroy contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Gilroy is an extremely ethnically diverse city.
 
The people who call Gilroy home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Gilroy, accounting for 60.60% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Gilroy residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Gilroy include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Portuguese.

Overview for Gilroy, CA

58,802 people live in Gilroy, where the median age is 35 and the average individual income is $41,393. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

58,802

Total Population

35 years

Median Age

High

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

$41,393

Average individual Income

Around Gilroy, CA

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

40
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
62
Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Bake & Bake, Saucy Thai, and IVORI.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.14 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 2.61 miles 21 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 0.88 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.46 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.83 miles 23 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.81 miles 19 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Gilroy, CA

Gilroy has 17,023 households, with an average household size of 3.43. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Gilroy do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 58,802 people call Gilroy home. The population density is 3,556.11 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

58,802

Total Population

High

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

35

Median Age

49.83 / 50.17%

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
17,023

Total Households

3.43

Average Household Size

$41,393

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

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

Schools in Gilroy, CA

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Gilroy. 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
Phoenix School/Rebekah Children's Services
PRIVATE
3rd - 12th
No rating available
Santa Clara County Regional Occupational Program-South
PUBLIC
10th - 12th
No rating available
Luigi Aprea Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
El Roble Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Glen View Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
South Valley Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Gilroy Prep (a Navigator School)
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Las Animas Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Rod Kelley Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5

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