Population density (sq mi)1599791
Median age33.038.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)45%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1831%40%43%
Speak English97%95%79%
Speak Spanish0%3%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Gainesville is 64% higher than Alabama
  • The median age in Gainesville is 15% lower than Alabama
  • In Gainesville 14.60% of the population is White
  • In Gainesville 59.12% of the population is Black
  • In Gainesville 21.53% of the population is Asian

Compare Gainesville, AL Demographics


      Gainesville population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.00%0.49%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
      Mixed race4.74%1.76%3.06%
      Other race0.00%1.28%4.75%
      In Gainesville, 0.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Gainesville age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Gainesville, AL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).