Gainesboro, Tennessee Population 2024

944

Gainesboro is a city located in Jackson County Tennessee. Gainesboro has a 2024 population of 944. It is also the county seat of Jackson County. Gainesboro is currently growing at a rate of 0.43% annually and its population has increased by 1.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 928 in 2020.

The average household income in Gainesboro is $57,721 with a poverty rate of 29.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Gainesboro is 49.5 years, 49.6 years for males, and 49.4 years for females.

Gainesboro Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gainesboro was:

  • White: 90.06%
  • Two or more races: 5.71%
  • Black or African American: 3.13%
  • Other race: 0.92%
  • Native American: 0.18%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
606.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.72% (16)
The current population of Gainesboro, Tennessee is 944 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 928.

Gainesboro, Tennessee Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White97890.06%
Two or more races625.71%
Black or African American343.13%
Other race100.92%
Native American20.18%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Gainesboro Population by Race

Gainesboro Population Pyramid 2024

Gainesboro Median Age

49.5

Total

49.6

Male

49.4

Female

Gainesboro Adults

There are 936 adults, (277 of whom are seniors) in Gainesboro.

Gainesboro Age Dependency

64.8

Age Dependency Ratio

42

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Gainesboro Sex Ratio

Female54450.09%
Male54249.91%

Gainesboro Population by Age

Gainesboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3412.6766.933.1
Married1753.0886.313.7
Non Family1111.3257.742.3
Female48412.587.5
Male74.571000

3.28

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

66.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gainesboro Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade637.68%
Associates Degree627.56%
Bachelors Degree566.83%
Graduate Degree435.24%
High School Graduate36444.39%
Less Than 9th Grade10012.2%
Some College13216.1%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Gainesboro Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gainesboro Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White76761098
2+ Races30300
Hispanic19190
Black18120
Other Race440
Native American111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Gainesboro Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$49,643$0$60,385
Graduate Degree$78,333$79,583$68,750
High School Graduate$25,625$26,823$23,083
Less Than 9th Grade$6,630$6,576$0
Overall$30,625$33,077$29,554
Some College$34,904$36,875$31,667

$30,625

Average Earnings

$33,077

Average Male

$29,554

Average Female

Gainesboro Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gainesboro Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gainesboro Language

96.38% of Gainesboro residents speak only English, while 3.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.95% of the population.

Gainesboro Language

Gainesboro Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White83023328.07%
Hispanic383284.21%
Multiple621930.65%
Other10440%
Native2150%

29.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.26%

Male Poverty Rate

34.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gainesboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gainesboro is Hispanic, with 84.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gainesboro is White, with 28.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.04%.

Gainesboro Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School32.91%
Some College28%
Less Than 9th Grade27.88%
Bachelors or Greater7.53%

Gainesboro Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed14.55%
Male Employed8.05%

Gainesboro Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gainesboro Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$46,739$73,520
Households$37,404$57,721
Married Families$69,375$-999,999,999
Non Families$16,696$24,631

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gainesboro Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.3%

Male Marriage Rate

41.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Gainesboro Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gainesboro Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Gainesboro Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gainesboro Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

45

Number of Veterans

45

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam16
First Gulf War12
Second Gulf War9
Korea5
World War II0

Gainesboro Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5421
65 to 7416
75+5
55 to 643
18 to 340

Gainesboro Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White333.93%
Black1235.29%

Gainesboro Veterans by Race

Gainesboro Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

66.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gainesboro Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

39.6%

Labor Force Participation

36.1%

Employment Rate

8.6%

Unemployment Rate

Gainesboro Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gainesboro Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gainesboro Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

64.46%

Born in Gainesboro

99.17%

Native Born

0.83%

Foreign Born

0.37%

Non Citizen

0.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.17% of Gainesboro residents were born in the United States, with 64.46% having been born in Tennessee. 0.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gainesboro Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202996440.42%
202896040.42%
202795640.42%
202695240.42%
202594840.42%
202494440.43%
202394040.43%
2022936101.08%
2021926-2-0.22%
2020928-36-3.73%
2019964-1-0.1%
201896530.31%
2017962101.05%
201695280.85%
201594420.21%
2014942-18-1.88%
2013960-46-4.57%
20121,006333.39%
2011973181.88%
201095500%

Gainesboro Population by Year