Gainesville, New York Population 2024

1,971

Gainesville is a city located in Wyoming County New York. Gainesville has a 2024 population of 1,971. Gainesville is currently declining at a rate of -0.66% annually and its population has decreased by -1.7% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,005 in 2020.

The average household income in Gainesville is $67,440 with a poverty rate of 14.18%. The median age in Gainesville is 48.5 years: 47 years for males, and 48.9 years for females.

Gainesville Demographics

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

  • White: 95.19%
  • Two or more races: 2.08%
  • Other race: 1.64%
  • Black or African American: 0.82%
  • Native American: 0.27%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
35.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
55.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.7% (-34)
The current population of Gainesville, New York is 1,971 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,005.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,74295.19%
Two or more races382.08%
Other race301.64%
Black or African American150.82%
Native American50.27%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Gainesville Population by Race

Gainesville Population Pyramid 2024

Gainesville Median Age

48.5

Total

47

Male

48.9

Female

Gainesville Adults

There are 1,437 adults, (363 of whom are seniors) in Gainesville.

Gainesville Age Dependency

70.4

Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Gainesville Sex Ratio

Female98954.04%
Male84145.96%

Gainesville Population by Age

Gainesville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8432.1777.222.8
Married3942.4485.814.2
Non Family2981.2766.133.9
Male773.1477.922.1
Female743.3875.724.3

2.53

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

77.2%

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 Grade916.81%
Associates Degree17913.4%
Bachelors Degree15111.3%
Graduate Degree846.29%
High School Graduate54340.64%
Less Than 9th Grade352.62%
Some College25318.94%

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
White1,2911,169225
Other Race30308
Hispanic17170
2+ Races992
Black400
Native American220

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 26.67%.

Gainesville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$37,986$66,250$37,639
Graduate Degree$59,118$93,750$58,015
High School Graduate$39,875$53,571$27,019
Less Than 9th Grade$21,000$0$0
Overall$39,978$56,357$30,938
Some College$43,510$56,500$31,525

$39,978

Average Earnings

$56,357

Average Male

$30,938

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

98.87% of Gainesville residents speak only English, while 1.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.02% of the population.

Gainesville Language

Gainesville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,64318511.26%
Hispanic914650.55%
Multiple381436.84%
Other301136.67%

14.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.72%

Male Poverty Rate

18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gainesville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gainesville is Hispanic, with 50.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gainesville is White, with 11.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.62%.

Gainesville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.43%
Some College12.27%
High School10.68%
Bachelors or Greater2.55%

Gainesville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed66.67%
Male Unemployed26.32%
Female Employed7.4%
Male Employed0.23%

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$69,137$77,239
Households$64,107$67,440
Married Families$75,313$-999,999,999
Non Families$29,405$45,654

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gainesville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.5%

Male Marriage Rate

48.7%

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 55-64, 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

148

Number of Veterans

135

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam52
Second Gulf War41
First Gulf War8
Korea4
World War II0

Gainesville Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 3435
35 to 5435
75+32
55 to 6423
65 to 7423

Gainesville Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White14710.57%
2+ Races110%

Gainesville Veterans by Race

Gainesville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gainesville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.3%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

3.2%

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

84.81%

Born in Gainesville

99.02%

Native Born

0.98%

Foreign Born

0.27%

Non Citizen

0.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.02% of Gainesville residents were born in the United States, with 84.81% having been born in New York. 0.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Gainesville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,906-13-0.68%
20281,919-13-0.67%
20271,932-13-0.67%
20261,945-13-0.66%
20251,958-13-0.66%
20241,971-13-0.66%
20231,984-13-0.65%
20221,997-13-0.65%
20212,01050.25%
20202,005-80-3.84%
20192,085-4-0.19%
20182,089-12-0.57%
20172,10100%
20162,101-16-0.76%
20152,117-1-0.05%
20142,118-14-0.66%
20132,132-19-0.88%
20122,151-6-0.28%
20112,157-8-0.37%
20102,16500%

Gainesville Population by Year