Gainesville, Alabama Population 2024

161

Gainesville is a city located in Greene County and Sumter County Alabama. Gainesville has a 2024 population of 161. Gainesville is currently declining at a rate of -1.83% annually and its population has decreased by -5.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 171 in 2020.

The average household income in Gainesville is $41,376 with a poverty rate of 49.28%. The median age in Gainesville is 25.7 years: 22.8 years for males, and 36.3 years for females.

Gainesville Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 79.35%
  • White: 20.65%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
1.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
93.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.85% (-10)
The current population of Gainesville, Alabama is 161 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 171.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American21979.35%
White5720.65%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

Black or African American

White

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Gainesville Population by Race

Gainesville Population Pyramid 2024

Gainesville Median Age

25.7

Total

22.8

Male

36.3

Female

Gainesville Adults

There are 189 adults, (9 of whom are seniors) in Gainesville.

Gainesville Age Dependency

53.3

Age Dependency Ratio

5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Gainesville Sex Ratio

Female16057.97%
Male11642.03%

Gainesville Population by Age

Gainesville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All684.0626.573.5
Female352.890100
Married236.0943.556.5
Male65.171000
Non Family405050

4.25

Average Family Size

4.06

Average Household Size

26.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gainesville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2616.67%
Associates Degree00%
Bachelors Degree4629.49%
Graduate Degree00%
High School Graduate4327.56%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College4126.28%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Gainesville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gainesville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black1219511
White353535

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

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

Gainesville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$13,657$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$14,954$0$12,813
Some College$0$0$0

$14,954

Average Earnings

$0

Average Male

$12,813

Average Female

Gainesville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gainesville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gainesville Language

100% of Gainesville residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Gainesville Language

Gainesville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black21913662.1%

49.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.28%

Male Poverty Rate

68.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gainesville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gainesville is Black, with 62.1% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gainesville is Black, with 62.1% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 31.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 62.99%.

Gainesville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade100%
High School37.21%
Some College36.59%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Gainesville Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed54.9%
Female Unemployed0%

Gainesville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gainesville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families-$43,394
Households-$41,376
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families-$-999,999,999

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gainesville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

30.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

23.7%

Male Marriage Rate

34.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Gainesville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gainesville 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 45-54.

Gainesville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gainesville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2

Number of Veterans

0

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Gainesville Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 642
18 to 340
35 to 540
65 to 740
75+0

Gainesville Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black21.3%

Gainesville Veterans by Race

Gainesville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

100%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gainesville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

42.7%

Labor Force Participation

42.7%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Gainesville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gainesville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gainesville 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

44.57%

Born in Gainesville

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Gainesville residents were born in the United States, with 44.57% having been born in Alabama. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Gainesville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029149-3-1.97%
2028152-2-1.3%
2027154-2-1.28%
2026156-3-1.89%
2025159-2-1.24%
2024161-3-1.83%
2023164-3-1.8%
2022167-2-1.18%
2021169-2-1.17%
2020171-13-7.07%
2019184-3-1.6%
2018187-1-0.53%
2017188-5-2.59%
2016193-4-2.03%
2015197-2-1.01%
201419900%
2013199-1-0.5%
2012200-2-0.99%
2011202-5-2.42%
201020700%

Gainesville Population by Year