Living in Gainesville, GA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Gainesville SnackAbility

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

Gainesville, GA Crime Report

1,438
Total Crimes
3,476.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
35.34%
Above National Average

Gainesville, GA Cost Of Living

98
Gainesville's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average

Gainesville, Georgia Info Snack

The city of Gainesville is the county seat of Hall County, Georgia, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 33,804. By 2015 the population had risen to an estimated 38,712. Because of its large number of poultry processing plants, it is often called the "Poultry Capital of the World". Gainesville is the principal city of, and is included in, the Gainesville, Georgia Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is included in the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Gainesville, Georgia Combined Statistical Area.
Population
38,624
Unemployment
3.2%
Poverty
22.9%
Median Home
$187,700
Median Income
$45,708
Median Rent
$908

Gainesville, GA Photos

Rankings for Gainesville in Georgia

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Map Of Gainesville, GA

Population over time in Gainesville

Year Population % Change
2017 38,624 3.6%
2016 37,291 -1.6%
2015 37,906 2.1%
2014 37,115 6.2%
2013 34,938 1.5%
2012 34,429 1.4%
2011 33,969 1.4%
2010 33,511 1.9%
2009 32,881 -
Crime/100k Gainesville GA USA
Violent Crime 381.9 326.6 368.9
Murder 2.4 6.1 5.0
Robbery 87.0 78.7 86.2
Aggravated Assault 244.2 216.6 246.8
Property Crime 3094.2 2573.7 2199.5
Burglary 394.0 431.3 376.0
Larceny 2482.6 1907.0 1594.6
Car Theft 217.6 235.4 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Gainesville

White
37.3% (14,413)
African American
15.9% (6,138)
American Indian
0.1% (46)
Asian
2.6% (985)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.3% (129)
Two Or More
1.6% (627)
Hispanic
42.2% (16,286)
Race Gainesville GA USA
White 37.3% 53.2% 61.1%
African American 15.9% 31.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 2.6% 3.9% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.6% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 42.2% 9.4% 17.8%

Household Income For Gainesville, Georgia

Less than $10,000
5.9% (228,935)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.8% (147,854)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.1% (504,672)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.2% (508,845)
$35,000 to $49,999
18.3% (705,587)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.7% (798,593)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.1% (349,663)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.9% (342,807)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.7% (106,121)
$200,000 or more
4.4% (169,317)
Income Gainesville GA USA
Less than $10,000 5.9% 7.3% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.8% 4.8% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.1% 9.9% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.2% 9.9% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 18.3% 13.4% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.7% 17.8% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.1% 12.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.9% 13.5% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.7% 5.4% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 4.4% 5.8% 7.0%

Gender in Gainesville

Female
54.0% (20,876)
Male
46.0% (17,748)
Gender Gainesville GA USA
Female 54.0% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 46.0% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Gainesville for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
16.0% (6,179)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (3,862)
High School / GED
26.0% (10,042)
Some College
17.0% (6,566)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (2,317)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (5,793)
Master's Degree
5.0% (1,931)
Professional Degree
4.0% (1,544)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (386)
Education Gainesville GA USA
< 9th Grade 16.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 26.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 17.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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