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Monterey County

Gonzales is a beautiful city located in Monterey County, California, the United States, at an elevation of 135 feet. It is situated 16 miles southeast of Salinas. Gonzales is a member of the Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments. According to the 2018 census, the population of Gonzales is 8402 approximately.

Many businesses are expanding here in the city. The southern culture in the Gonzales city is pretty good. There is a movie theatre, bowling alley with an arcade, large outlet mall, and many fitness centers for everyone to spend their leisure time. The manufacturing industry offers a lot of employment opportunities for the people staying there. The kids enjoy playing at Jambalaya Park with different fun activities. The city offers exciting things for the entertainment value of the residents.

Gonzales is a suburb of Baton Rouge, and the people here are welcoming and helpful. The median rent for the houses here is $989 approximately. 36% of houses are rented, and 64% of houses are owned by individuals.

  • Area4.93 km²
  • Population8,327
  • WeatherHigh 29°C low 11°C
What Local says

Gonzales is a small farm town in Monterey County, I have lived here my whole life and it is an excellent place to grow and experience the friendliness and hospitality of a small town.

Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of housing options are available in Gonzales?

There are many housing options available in Gonzales. Most of the homes here are single detached homes. And the rest of them are townhouses. The housing options include apartments, condos, and townhomes.  

What is the cost of living in Gonzales?

The cost of living in Gonzales is 128.9. Housing is the most significant factor considered there in the cost of living. The median home price here is $408,600.

How is real estate appreciating in Gonzales?

The real estate of this city is quite competitive. The average sale price of a house was $234K last month, i.e. it went up by 8.9%. The average sale price per square foot is $133, i.e. it went up by 5.6% since last year.

What are some of the most popular areas to live in Gonzales?

There aren’t any popular places to live in this city as it is a small area. But the nearby and most popular areas in Gonzales include Shenandoah, Pierre Part, Westminster, Oak Hills Place, and Inniswold.  

How is life in Gonzales?

Gonzales is a wonderful place to live in. It has a diversified population and well-maintained homes. The education system is not up to the mark here. St. Amant and its surrounding areas are amazing places. The restaurants here serve diverse and tasty cuisines like Chinese, Japanese, and Cajun.

The beaches and shopping areas are well known. There are a lot of amusement parks, bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and cafes for people to enjoy their leisure time. The neighbors are friendly and cooperative with each other.