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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Gilroy is 31% more densely populated than Bakersfield.
People are 7.7% less likely to be married in Bakersfield.
The Median Age is 2.3 years older in Gilroy.

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PEOPLE
 Gilroy, CABakersfield, CAUnited States
 Population53,231373,640321,418,820
 Population - 201046,807331,868308,745,538
 Population - 200041,464247,057285,036,114
 Population - 199031,487174,820251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now69.06%113.73%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now28.38%51.24%12.76%
 Pop. Density3,2982,51691
 Land Area161493,531,905
 Water Area01264,837
 Median Age32.530.237.4
 Female Population50.49%50.41%50.81%
 Male Population49.51%49.59%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Gilroy, CABakersfield, CAUnited States
 Age 0 to 48.16%9.05%6.36%
 Age 5 to 98.82%8.35%6.51%
 Age 10 to 147.78%7.99%6.59%
 Age 15 to 174.90%5.24%4.03%
 Age 18 to 204.71%4.61%4.35%
 Age 21 to 245.50%6.65%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3413.43%15.13%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4413.82%12.77%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5413.76%12.00%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.86%5.09%6.57%
 Age 60 to 644.63%4.31%5.72%
 Age 65 to 745.04%5.01%7.64%
 Age 75 to 842.27%2.73%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.33%1.08%1.85%
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 RACE
 Gilroy, CABakersfield, CAUnited States
 White31.46%35.84%62.77%
 Black1.79%7.77%12.24%
 Asian5.68%6.39%4.95%
 Native American0.04%0.60%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.48%0.14%0.16%
 Other0.02%0.17%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.58%2.22%2.13%
 Hispanic58.95%46.89%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic41.05%53.11%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Gilroy, CABakersfield, CAUnited States
 Households14,922111,988116,211,000
 Family Households12,20583,59476,958,100
 Non Family Households2,71728,39439,253,000
 Household Size3.363.172.63
 Married Population54.35%50.16%50.58%
 Single Population45.65%49.84%49.42%
 Now Married51.99%47.35%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.36%2.81%2.17%
 Never Married33.37%35.47%32.55%
 Widowed3.78%4.64%5.95%
 Divorced8.51%9.73%10.92%
 Married, w/children38.57%38.17%31.68%
 Married, no children32.68%29.73%41.44%
 Single, w/children18.30%22.97%16.94%
 Single, no children10.46%9.13%9.95%

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 COMMENTS
Comments about Gilroy

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