Gainesville demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)8389791
Median age34.334.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%48%43%
Speak English73%65%79%
Speak Spanish24%30%13%
Gainesville, TX has a population of 16,169 and is the 2,651st largest city in the United States. The population density is 838 per sq mi which is 764% higher than the Texas average and 825% higher than the national average. The median age in Gainesville is 34 which is approximately equal to the Texas average of 34. In Gainesville, 57% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 73% speak English and 24% speak Spanish. 63% of Gainesville residents were born in Texas, 22% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 14% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Gainesville is 764% higher than Texas.
  • The median age in Gainesville is equal to Texas.
  • In Gainesville 86.90% of the population is White.
  • In Gainesville 5.51% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Gainesville 1.38% of the population is Asian.

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Gainesville population breakdown by race

Black or African American5.51%11.95%12.63%
American Indian0.71%0.48%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.20%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race3.94%2.50%3.06%
Other race1.36%5.79%4.75%
In Gainesville, 28.2% 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, TX demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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