Gainesville is a city located in Cooke County Texas. Gainesville has a 2020 population of 17,672. It is also the county seat of Cooke County. Gainesville is currently growing at a rate of 0.79% annually and its population has increased by 1.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,394 in 2010.
The average household income in Gainesville is $53,887 with a poverty rate of 24.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $924 per month, and the median house value is $102,700. The median age in Gainesville is 33.4 years, 30.3 years for males, and 36 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gainesvillewas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 89.72%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.53%.
74.15% of Gainesville residents speak only English, while 25.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.91% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Gainesville is Islander, with 100.00% 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 7.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.77%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Gainesville
86.74% of Gainesville residents were born in the United States, with 64.18% having been born in Texas. 11.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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