Compared to the other cities in Texas and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Gainesville, TX? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Gainesville, TX has been ranked safer than 15% of other cities in the state of Texas. In addition, Gainesville, TX is safer than 17% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Texas and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Gainesville, TX. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Gainesville, TX is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.