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About Gainesville

Gainesville is a suburb in the Gainesville Metro Area and in the Cooke County. It has a population of 16,557 and a population density of 843, which is 89% above the national average. It has a median age of 33, which is 8 years below the Gainesville Metro median age and 5 years below the national average.


Gainesville has a median home value of $183,500, which is 12% above the Metro average.The average rent of $1,488 is 40% above the metro average rent and 29% above the national average rent, making it one of the most affordable places to live in Gainesville. The average household income in Gainesville is $46,327 , which is 26% below the Metro average household income and 29% below the national average of household income.


The average school rating in Gainesville is 6. Gainesville also has a crime index 149 that is above the national average, making it one of the best places to raise a family in Gainesville.


$187,500Median Home Value
$161,100 Gainesville Metro Area
$1,488Median Rent
$887 Gainesville Metro Area
3 /10 - 9 /10
School Rating
142
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index

Gainesville Zip Code

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Gainesville's population is made up of 50% married, 33% single, 10% divorced and 7% widowed. Baby Boomers make up the largest percentage of the population at 32%, while Millennials have the second largest segment at 29%. Homeowners make up 50% of the population in Gainesville.

17,459Population
40,428 Gainesville Metro Area
888Population Density
  • 49% Male
  • 51% Female
35 Median Age
41 Gainesville Metro Area
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The Per Capita income in Gainesville is $25,016. The Median Household Income is $49,170 and the Gainesville Unemployment Rate is 6%.

$25,016Income Per Capita
$32,078 Gainesville Metro Area
$49,170Median Household Income
$62,733 Gainesville Metro Area
22% Poverty Rate
13% Gainesville Metro Area
6% Unemployment Rate
4% Gainesville Metro Area
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$187,500Median Home Value
$161,100 Gainesville Metro Area
$1,488Median Rent
$887 Gainesville Metro Area
2Average Household Size
2 Gainesville Metro Area

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Renters
50%
Home Owners
50%
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3 /10 - 9 /10
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Top Schools in Gainesville

Lindsay Independent School District
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625 Knight Drive, Lindsay, TX, 76250
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Sivells Bend Independent School District
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1053 CR 17 MILES N OF US 82 ON FM 1201, GAINESVILLE, TX, 76240
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Gainesville Independent School District
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2100 North Grand Avenue, Gainesville, TX, 76240
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Gainesville Independent School District
3
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600 FM 3092, GAINESVILLE, TX, 76240
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Gainesville Independent School District
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1 Edison Drive, Gainesville, TX, 76240
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19 mins Average Travel Time To Work
Commute To
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
1 hr 1 mins
Denton, TX
33 mins
Tarrant County College Northwest Cmps
1 hr 5 mins
Texas Womans University Golf Course
36 mins
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Gainesville crime index is 142 which is higher than the national average. Click here to see the Safest Places to Live in Gainesville.

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Crime Index
100
National Crime Index

Crime Index represents the risk of crime occurring in a area and is measured against national index of 100. If the Crime Index of an area is above 100 the crime in that area is relatively higher when compared to US. If the Crime Index of an area is below 100 the crime in that area is lower when compared to US.

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