Gainesboro, Tennessee Population 2021

955
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Gainesboro is a city located in Jackson County Tennessee. It is also the county seat of Jackson County. With a 2020 population of 955, it is the 237th largest city in Tennessee and the 10504th largest city in the United States . Gainesboro is currently declining at a rate of -0.21% annually and its population has decreased by -0.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 962 in 2010. Gainesboro reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Gainesboro has a population density of 614 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gainesboro is $40,685 with a poverty rate of 25.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $275 per month, and the median house value is $91,600. The median age in Gainesboro is 43.2 years, 42.3 years for males, and 43.9 years for females.

Gainesboro Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gainesborowas:

  • White: 95.14%
  • Black or African American: 3.56%
  • Two or more races: 0.86%
  • Native American: 0.43%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Gainesboro, Tennessee is 955 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 959.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 962.

Gainesboro, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White88195.14%
Black or African American333.56%
Two or More Races80.86%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.43%
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Gainesboro Population by Race

Gainesboro Population Pyramid $2021

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Gainesboro Median Age

43.2


Total

42.3


Male

43.9


Female

Gainesboro Adults

There are 775 adults, (209 of whom are seniors) in Gainesboro.

Gainesboro Age Dependency

63.6

Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Gainesboro Sex Ratio

Female

452

48.81%

Male

474

51.19%

Gainesboro Population by Age

Gainesboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gainesboro Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male0%0%
Female22.2%77.8%
Non Family44.6%55.4%
All55.9%44.1%
Married85.3%14.7%

55.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gainesboro Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3472.0655.9
Non Family1951.2844.6
Married1163.0985.3
Female362.9422.2
Male00

3.05

Average Family Size

2.06

Average Household Size

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Gainesboro Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9313.50%
9th to 12th Grade7811.32%
High School Graduate25937.59%
Some College9413.64%
Associates Degree8111.76%
Bachelors Degree547.84%
Graduate Degree304.35%
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Gainesboro Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gainesboro Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White65049379
Black33245
Hispanic61
2+ Races11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 15.15%.

Gainesboro Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,054$26,838$23,800
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$21,667$26,563$15,000
Some College$26,944$30,938$24,107
Bachelors Degree$46,023$$46,818
Graduate Degree$53,750$$

$25,054

Average Earnings

$26,838

Average Male

$23,800

Average Female

Gainesboro Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gainesboro Language by Age

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Gainesboro Language

97.22% of Gainesboro residents speak only English, while 2.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.78% of the population.

Gainesboro Language

Gainesboro Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White70617224.36%
Hispanic6583.33%
Native44100.00%
Black22100.00%
Multiple2150.00%

25.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.16%

Male Poverty Rate

28.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gainesboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gainesboro is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gainesboro is White, with 24.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 47.99%.

Gainesboro Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade54.29%
High School27.18%
Some College19.02%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Gainesboro Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed50.00%
Male Employed15.00%
Female Employed4.67%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Gainesboro Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gainesboro Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$26,250$40,685
Families$41,429$56,326
Married Families$58,125-
Non Families$16,063$28,493
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Income by Household Type

Gainesboro Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.6%

Male Marriage Rate

30.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Gainesboro Married by Age and Sex

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Gainesboro Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Gainesboro Marital Status by Race

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Gainesboro Marital Status

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41

Number of Veterans

35

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War15
Vietnam10
Korea3
World War II
Second Gulf War

Gainesboro Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5418
75+11
65 to 7410
55 to 642
18 to 34

Gainesboro Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White334.49%
Black824.24%

Gainesboro Veterans by Race

Gainesboro Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gainesboro Veterans by Education

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35.2%

Labor Force Participation

34.2%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Gainesboro Employment by Age

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Gainesboro Employment by Race

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Gainesboro Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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71.06%

Born in Gainesboro

99.24%

Native Born

0.76%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.24% of Gainesboro residents were born in the United States, with 71.06% having been born in Tennessee. 0.00% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021955-2-0.21%
2020957-2-0.21%
2019959-2-0.21%
20189610.00%
2017961101.05%
201695180.85%
201594320.21%
2014941-18-1.88%
2013959-47-4.67%
20121,006353.60%
2011971161.68%
20109550.00%

Gainesboro Population by Year