Gainesville, Georgia Population 2022

43,994
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Gainesville is a city located in Hall County Georgia. It is also the county seat of Hall County. With a 2020 population of 43,994, it is the 17th largest city in Georgia and the 1017th largest city in the United States. Gainesville is currently growing at a rate of 1.97% annually and its population has increased by 4.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 42,296 in 2020. Spanning over 35 miles, Gainesville has a population density of 1,335 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gainesville is $74,033 with a poverty rate of 20.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Gainesville is 31.5 years, 29.9 years for males, and 32.9 years for females.

Gainesville Demographics

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

  • White: 68.10%
  • Black or African American: 16.69%
  • Two or more races: 7.25%
  • Other race: 4.64%
  • Asian: 2.85%
  • Native American: 0.48%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Gainesville, Georgia is 43,994 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 42,296.

Gainesville, Georgia Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Gainesville Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Gainesville Population by Race

Gainesville Population Pyramid 2022

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Gainesville Median Age

32.6


Total

31.4


Male

34.2


Female

Gainesville Adults

There are 30,433 adults, (6,413 of whom are seniors) in Gainesville.

Gainesville Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Gainesville Sex Ratio

Female

22,427

54.09%

Male

19,037

45.91%

Gainesville Population by Age

Gainesville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gainesville Household Types

41.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gainesville Households and Families

3.62

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

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Gainesville Households by Type

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Gainesville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gainesville Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.95%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 40.41%.

Gainesville Educational Attainment by Race

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$31,558

Average Earnings

$36,028

Average Male

$29,278

Average Female

Gainesville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gainesville Language by Age

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Gainesville Language

59.66% of Gainesville residents speak only English, while 40.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 35.84% of the population.

Gainesville Language

Gainesville Poverty by Race

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20.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.92%

Male Poverty Rate

23.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gainesville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gainesville is Native, with 64.62% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.89%.

Gainesville Poverty

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Gainesville Poverty Rate by Education

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Gainesville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gainesville Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Gainesville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

40.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Gainesville Married by Age and Sex

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Gainesville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Gainesville Marital Status by Race

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Gainesville Marital Status

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1,583

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Gainesville Veterans by War

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Gainesville Veterans by Age

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Gainesville Veterans by Race

Gainesville Veterans by Education

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6.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gainesville Veterans by Education

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62.8%

Labor Force Participation

60.5%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Gainesville Employment by Age

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Gainesville Employment by Race

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Gainesville 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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47.52%

Born in Gainesville

76.63%

Native Born

23.37%

Foreign Born

15.29%

Non Citizen

8.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

76.63% of Gainesville residents were born in the United States, with 47.52% having been born in Georgia. 15.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gainesville Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Gainesville Population by Year