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A- Gainesville Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
A Gainesville Cost of Living Cost of living is 10% lower than Texas
8119% less expensive than the US average
919% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Gainesville cost of living
F Gainesville Crime Total crime is 25% higher than Texas
Total crime
3,74436% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2736% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-24%Year over year crime is down
Gainesville crime
F Gainesville Employment Household income is 22% lower than Texas
Median household income
$42,63323% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$21,29329% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
6%31% higher than the US average
Gainesville employment
F Gainesville Housing Home value is 33% lower than Texas
Median home value
$95,50048% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$76419% lower than the US average
Home ownership
56%12% lower than the US average
Gainesville real estate or Gainesville rentals
C Gainesville Schools HS graduation rate is 10% lower than Texas
High school grad. rates
70%16% lower than the US average
School test scores
57%15% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
13:118% lower than the US average
Gainesville K-12 schools or Gainesville colleges

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Gainesville, Texas - A Great Place to call Home!

I love living in Gainesville! There is always something to do and something fun going on making this a great place to live! Whether you like to visit the zoo and see the different animals, visit the Frankie Schmitz Train Express if you're a lover of trains, take a stroll through the park or play a round of golf, all of this is offered right here in Gainesville!

The nightlife is great too with live music from all kinds of different genres so you can dance the night away to your favorite tunes while sipping on fabulous drinks! The food selections we have is awesome no matter if you are in the mood for Chines, Mexican. Italian or hot dogs and apple pie, there is some place here that serves it!

The job market is expanding and the cost of living here doesn't break your pocket. And with the hot sulty heat that Texas is known for? I can't think of anywhere else in the world that I would want to be!
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Source: The Gainesville, TX data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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