Gainesville, New York Population 2021

2,086
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Gainesville is a city located in Wyoming County New York. Gainesville has a 2020 population of 2,086. Gainesville is currently declining at a rate of -0.05% annually and its population has decreased by -3.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,168 in 2010. Gainesville reached it's highest population of 2,168 in 2010.

The average household income in Gainesville is $56,597 with a poverty rate of 14.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $655 per month, and the median house value is $89,200. The median age in Gainesville is 40.6 years, 40.8 years for males, and 40.2 years for females.

Gainesville Demographics

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

  • White: 93.18%
  • Native American: 2.57%
  • Two or more races: 2.06%
  • Black or African American: 1.26%
  • Asian: 0.75%
  • Other race: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Gainesville, New York is 2,086 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,089.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,168.

Gainesville, New York Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,99493.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native552.57%
Two or More Races442.06%
Black or African American271.26%
Asian160.75%
Some Other Race40.19%
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Gainesville Population by Race

Gainesville Population Pyramid $2021

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Gainesville Median Age

40.6


Total

40.8


Male

40.2


Female

Gainesville Adults

There are 1,607 adults, (351 of whom are seniors) in Gainesville.

Gainesville Age Dependency

70.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Gainesville Sex Ratio

Female

1,094

51.12%

Male

1,046

48.88%

Gainesville Population by Age

Gainesville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gainesville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married95.6%4.4%
All74.4%25.6%
Female70.6%29.4%
Male55.9%44.1%
Non Family54.7%45.3%

74.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gainesville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8962.3974.4
Married388395.6
Non Family3401.2754.7
Female1093.570.6
Male592.7355.9

2.95

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Gainesville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade835.68%
9th to 12th Grade15810.81%
High School Graduate58139.74%
Some College24116.48%
Associates Degree19713.47%
Bachelors Degree1147.80%
Graduate Degree886.02%
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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
White1,3811,167179
Native American4222
2+ Races161616
Black125
Asian777
Hispanic44
Other Race44

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

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

Gainesville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,750$50,481$23,670
Less Than 9th Grade$33,611$41,875$
High School Graduate$36,477$42,500$21,597
Some College$30,750$63,125$24,146
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$50,694$81,000$46,250

$35,750

Average Earnings

$50,481

Average Male

$23,670

Average Female

Gainesville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gainesville Language by Age

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Gainesville Language

99.25% of Gainesville residents speak only English, while 0.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.50% of the population.

Gainesville Language

Gainesville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,96423111.76%
Native5555100.00%
Hispanic221463.64%
Black27518.52%

14.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.62%

Male Poverty Rate

13.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gainesville

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gainesville is White, with 11.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.57%.

Gainesville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.54%
High School14.80%
Some College5.48%
Bachelors or Greater2.97%

Gainesville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed67.50%
Female Unemployed21.28%
Female Employed6.60%
Male Employed2.03%

Gainesville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gainesville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,079$56,597
Families$70,192$70,801
Married Families$81,855-
Non Families$22,000$28,177
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Income by Household Type

Gainesville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.4%

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 55-64, 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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114

Number of Veterans

107

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam57
First Gulf War9
Korea7
Second Gulf War7
World War II

Gainesville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7451
75+22
55 to 6417
35 to 5417
18 to 347

Gainesville Veterans by Age

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Gainesville Veterans by Race

Gainesville Veterans by Education

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4.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gainesville Veterans by Education

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60.7%

Labor Force Participation

55.4%

Employment Rate

8.7%

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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86.21%

Born in Gainesville

97.85%

Native Born

2.15%

Foreign Born

0.75%

Non Citizen

1.40%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.85% of Gainesville residents were born in the United States, with 86.21% having been born in New York. 0.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Gainesville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,086-1-0.05%
20202,087-1-0.05%
20192,088-1-0.05%
20182,089-14-0.67%
20172,103-1-0.05%
20162,104-16-0.75%
20152,120-1-0.05%
20142,121-14-0.66%
20132,135-19-0.88%
20122,154-6-0.28%
20112,160-8-0.37%
20102,1680.00%

Gainesville Population by Year