Gainesville demographics profile

StatisticGainesvilleGeorgiaNational
Population37,90610,099,320318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,16216791
Median age30.736.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1855%45%43%
Speak English56%86%79%
Speak Spanish39%8%13%
Gainesville, GA has a population of 37,906 and is the 1,096th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,162 per sq mi which is 596% higher than the Georgia average and 1183% higher than the national average. The median age in Gainesville is 31 which is approximately 15% lower than the Georgia average of 36. In Gainesville, 47% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 56% speak English and 39% speak Spanish. 53% of Gainesville residents were born in Georgia, 20% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 27% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Gainesville is 596% higher than Georgia.
  • The median age in Gainesville is 15% lower than Georgia.
  • In Gainesville 68.38% of the population is White.
  • In Gainesville 15.68% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Gainesville 3.36% of the population is Asian.

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Gainesville population breakdown by race

RaceGainesvilleGeorgiaNational
White68.38%59.80%73.35%
Black or African American15.68%31.17%12.63%
Asian3.36%3.70%5.22%
American Indian0.25%0.29%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race2.50%2.20%3.06%
Other race9.84%2.79%4.75%
In Gainesville, 41.7% 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, GA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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