Gainesville, Missouri Population 2023

736

Gainesville is a city located in Ozark County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Ozark County. With a 2023 population of 736, it is the 400th largest city in Missouri and the 16759th largest city in the United States.Gainesville is currently declining at a rate of -0.41% annually and its population has decreased by -1.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 745 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Gainesville has a population density of 256 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gainesville is $22,982 with a poverty rate of 47.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Gainesville is 57.4 years, 65.1 years for males, and 54.8 years for females.

Gainesville Demographics

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

  • White: 97.95%
  • Black or African American: 1.37%
  • Two or more races: 0.68%
  • 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 736 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 745.

Gainesville, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Gainesville Population by Race

Gainesville Population Pyramid 2023

Gainesville Median Age

57.4

Total

65.1

Male

54.8

Female

Gainesville Adults

There are 503 adults, (213 of whom are seniors) in Gainesville.

Gainesville Age Dependency

101.4

Age Dependency Ratio

73.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Gainesville Sex Ratio

Female36562.50%
Male21937.50%

Gainesville Population by Age

Gainesville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.47

Average Family Size

1.76

Average Household Size

42.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gainesville Households and Families

Male

Female

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

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 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Gainesville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$17,813

Average Earnings

$30,313

Average Male

$

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

98.53% of Gainesville residents speak only English, while 1.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Gainesville Language

Gainesville Poverty by Race

rate

47.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.86%

Male Poverty Rate

60.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gainesville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gainesville is White, with 49.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gainesville is White, with 49.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 62.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 51.92%.

Gainesville Poverty

Gainesville Poverty Rate by Education

Gainesville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gainesville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gainesville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.4%

Male Marriage Rate

28.9%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Gainesville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gainesville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

79

Number of Veterans

66

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

Gainesville Veterans by War

Gainesville Veterans by Age

count

Gainesville Veterans by Race

Gainesville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

60.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gainesville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

26.5%

Labor Force Participation

22.4%

Employment Rate

15.6%

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

37.72%

Born in Gainesville

77.32%

Native Born

1.07%

Foreign Born

1.07%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

77.32% of Gainesville residents were born in the United States, with 37.72% having been born in Missouri. 1.07% 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: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Gainesville Population by Year