Gainesville demographics profile

StatisticGainesvilleAlabamaNational
Population2744,841,164318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1599291
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%
Gainesville, AL has a population of 274 and is the 22,951st largest city in the United States. The population density is 159 per sq mi which is 73% higher than the Alabama average and 76% higher than the national average. The median age in Gainesville is 33 which is approximately 15% lower than the Alabama average of 39. In Gainesville, 45% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 97% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 64% of Gainesville residents were born in Alabama, 25% were born out of state, 8% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Gainesville is 73% 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 or African American.
  • In Gainesville 21.53% of the population is Asian.

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Gainesville population breakdown by race

RaceGainesvilleAlabamaNational
White14.60%68.68%73.35%
Black or African American59.12%26.48%12.63%
Asian21.53%1.25%5.22%
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.

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