Gilroy

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

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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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

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 Little Uvas Vinyards, Saucy Thai, and L & M Vineyard.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.6 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 2.61 miles 21 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.74 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 0.84 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 0.88 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.85 miles 34 reviews 5/5 stars
Welcome to Gilroy – the Garlic Capital of the World. The city is located in the southern portion of Santa Clara
County and is an excellent place to build a home or business. Gilroy serves as a major retail destination with
convenient rail and freeway access, allowing residents to easily traverse to the Bay Area and Salinas Valley. The
city is located at Silicon Valley’s southern gateway and offers a diverse population, affordable housing, and land
available for development. 

With approximately 57,000 residents, the City of Gilroy offers many amenities and services for locals. Gilroy
Unified School District serves 14 schools in the community, including Gavilan Community College, and there are
several private school options. Gilroy is referred to as an “urban forest” with 16 parks, and the city has been
awarded Tree City USA designations annually since 1979. Gilroy has also received more park design awards than
any other city in California. There are plenty of things to do in Gilroy. The world-famous Gilroy Garlic Festival is
held on the last full weekend of July and features live music, arts and crafts, and of course, great garlicky food.
The Historic Downtown District features a unique mix of shops, antique stores, restaurants, and specialty
boutiques. The Gilroy Historic Paseo is located off of Monterey Street and features murals and informational
panels to educate visitors about the city’s past. Other popular attractions include the Gilroy Gardens Family
Theme Park and nearly two dozen tasting rooms and wineries found along the Santa Clara Valley Wine Trail.
There is something for everyone in this historic city. 
 
 
 

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