Gainesville, Missouri Population 2021

739
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Gainesville is a city located in Ozark County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Ozark County. With a 2020 population of 739, it is the 396th largest city in Missouri and the 11645th largest city in the United States . Gainesville is currently growing at a rate of 1.09% annually but its population has decreased by -4.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 773 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Gainesville has a population density of 257 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gainesville is $22,982 with a poverty rate of 55.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $568 per month, and the median house value is $81,300. The median age in Gainesville is 47.9 years, 38.8 years for males, and 49.2 years for females.

Gainesville Demographics

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

  • White: 98.52%
  • Black or African American: 0.99%
  • Two or more races: 0.49%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Gainesville, Missouri is 739 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 739.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 773.

Gainesville, Missouri Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White59998.52%
Black or African American60.99%
Two or More Races30.49%
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Gainesville Population by Race

Gainesville Population Pyramid $2021

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Gainesville Median Age

47.9


Total

38.8


Male

49.2


Female

Gainesville Adults

There are 477 adults, (126 of whom are seniors) in Gainesville.

Gainesville Age Dependency

73.2

Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Gainesville Sex Ratio

Female

420

69.08%

Male

188

30.92%

Gainesville Population by Age

Gainesville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gainesville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male0%100%
Female12.5%87.5%
Non Family23%77%
All35.7%64.3%
Married71.4%28.6%

35.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gainesville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3111.9535.7
Non Family1781.1223
Married913.1271.4
Female40312.5
Male22.50

2.97

Average Family Size

1.95

Average Household Size

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Gainesville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade439.60%
9th to 12th Grade439.60%
High School Graduate23752.90%
Some College6414.29%
Associates Degree398.71%
Bachelors Degree224.91%
Graduate Degree0.00%
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Gainesville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gainesville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White43835313
Black666
2+ Races333
Hispanic1

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Gainesville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$16,786$30,417$9,792
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$$34,688$
Some College$18,333$$11,563
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$16,786

Average Earnings

$30,417

Average Male

$9,792

Average Female

Gainesville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gainesville Language by Age

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Gainesville Language

98.58% of Gainesville residents speak only English, while 1.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.42% of the population.

Gainesville Language

Gainesville Poverty by Race

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55.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.39%

Male Poverty Rate

64.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gainesville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gainesville is White, with 56.80% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gainesville is White, with 56.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 60.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 63.87%.

Gainesville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade69.77%
High School57.38%
Some College32.04%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Gainesville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed25.84%
Male Employed10.94%

Gainesville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gainesville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$10,469$22,982
Families-$33,522
Married Families$32,054-
Non Families-$13,937
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Income by Household Type

Gainesville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.9%

Male Marriage Rate

27.9%

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 35-44.

Gainesville Marital Status by Race

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Gainesville Marital Status

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56

Number of Veterans

41

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam28
First Gulf War6
World War II4
Korea3
Second Gulf War2

Gainesville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7424
35 to 5415
75+13
55 to 644
18 to 34

Gainesville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5611.97%
Hispanic1100.00%

Gainesville Veterans by Race

Gainesville Veterans by Education

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23.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gainesville Veterans by Education

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39.2%

Labor Force Participation

30.8%

Employment Rate

21.5%

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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44.08%

Born in Gainesville

98.68%

Native Born

1.32%

Foreign Born

1.32%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.68% of Gainesville residents were born in the United States, with 44.08% having been born in Missouri. 1.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Gainesville Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202173981.09%
202073181.11%
201972381.12%
2018715-15-2.05%
201773030.41%
2016727-15-2.02%
2015742-8-1.07%
201475010.13%
2013749-5-0.66%
2012754-3-0.40%
2011757-9-1.17%
20107660.00%

Gainesville Population by Year