Gainesville, GA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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Gainesville, Georgia Info Snack

Population
41,464
Unemployment
3.4%
Poverty
20.8%
Median Home
$230,700
Median Income
$53,662
Median Rent
$958

Gainesville SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
10
Safety
5
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
8

Gainesville, GA Crime Report

1,300
Total Crimes
2,928.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
24.81%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Gainesville
/ 100k People
Georgia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,300 2,928.1 2,407.4 2,346.0
Violent Crime 184 414.4 400.1 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 8.8 6.5
Robbery 38 85.6 65.5 73.9
Aggravated Assault 134 301.8 293.8 279.7
Property Crime 1,116 2,513.6 2,007.4 1,958.2
Burglary 140 315.3 290.7 314.2
Larceny 887 1,997.8 1,478.5 1,398.0
Car Theft 89 200.5 238.2 246.0

Gainesville, GA Cost Of Living

96
Gainesville's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Gainesville Georgia National Average
Overall 96 91 100
Services 100 98 100
Groceries 105 95 100
Health 100 99 100
Housing 81 87 100
Transportation 102 98 100
Utilities 87 91 100

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Rankings for Gainesville in Georgia

Map Of Gainesville, GA

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Population over time in Gainesville

Year Population % Change
2020 41,464 7.4%
2019 38,624 3.6%
2018 37,291 -1.6%
2017 37,906 2.1%
2016 37,115 6.2%
2015 34,938 1.5%
2014 34,429 1.4%
2013 33,969 1.4%
2012 33,511 1.9%
2011 32,881 -

Race / Ethnicity in Gainesville

White
40.2% (16,661)
African American
16.3% (6,752)
American Indian
0.2% (77)
Asian
2.8% (1,181)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.9% (362)
Two Or More
1.5% (627)
Hispanic
38.1% (15,804)
Race Gainesville GA USA
White 40.2% 52.1% 60.1%
African American 16.3% 31.1% 12.2%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.6%
Asian 2.8% 4.1% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.9% 0.4% 0.3%
Two Or More 1.5% 2.5% 2.8%
Hispanic 38.1% 9.6% 18.2%

Gender in Gainesville

Female
54.1% (22,427)
Male
45.9% (19,037)
Gender Gainesville GA USA
Female 54.1% 51.4% 50.8%
Male 45.9% 48.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Gainesville for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
13.0% (5,390)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (4,146)
High School / GED
25.0% (10,366)
Some College
20.0% (8,292)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (2,487)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (6,219)
Master's Degree
6.0% (2,487)
Professional Degree
3.0% (1,243)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (829)
Education Gainesville GA USA
< 9th Grade 13.0% 4.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 25.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Gainesville, Georgia

Less than $10,000
7.2% (299,058)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.6% (190,682)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.2% (421,201)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.2% (547,151)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.9% (491,498)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.2% (878,429)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.1% (462,208)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.4% (430,574)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.9% (202,984)
$200,000 or more
5.4% (222,609)
Income Gainesville GA USA
Less than $10,000 7.2% 6.6% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.6% 4.2% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.2% 9.0% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.2% 9.3% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.9% 12.5% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.2% 17.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.1% 12.7% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.4% 14.9% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.9% 6.3% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 5.4% 7.1% 8.3%

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