Gainesville, Texas Population 2022

17,672
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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.

Gainesville Demographics

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

  • White: 82.08%
  • Two or more races: 7.51%
  • Black or African American: 5.99%
  • Asian: 1.71%
  • Other race: 1.55%
  • Native American: 1.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of Gainesville, Texas is 17,672 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 17,394.

Gainesville, Texas Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201038,4720.00%
201138,443-29-0.08%
201238,7172740.71%
201338,456-261-0.68%
201438,7643080.79%
201539,1704061.04%
201639,3431730.44%
201739,9325891.48%
201840,5045721.41%
201941,2577531.83%
202042,0107531.79%
202142,7637531.76%

Gainesville Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,59082.08%
Black or African American9925.99%
American Indian and Alaska Native1861.12%
Asian2831.71%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.04%
Some Other Race2561.55%
Two or More Races1,2437.51%
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Gainesville Population by Race

Gainesville Population Pyramid 2022

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Gainesville Median Age

32.7


Total

30.4


Male

34.5


Female

Gainesville Adults

There are 12,150 adults, (2,389 of whom are seniors) in Gainesville.

Gainesville Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Gainesville Sex Ratio

Female

8,331

50.32%

Male

8,226

49.68%

Gainesville Population by Age

Gainesville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gainesville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69%31%
All50.7%49.3%
Non Family41%59%
Male27.2%72.8%
Female25.9%74.1%

50.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gainesville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,1062.6450.7
Married2,8003.469
Male3562.9727.2
Female9492.9725.9
Non Family2,0011.3641

3.15

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

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Gainesville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,04910.30%
9th to 12th Grade1,03910.20%
High School Graduate3,28332.24%
Some College2,51424.69%
Associates Degree7137.00%
Bachelors Degree9028.86%
Graduate Degree6826.70%
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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
White6,4205,6201,318
Native American955012
Asian24219829
2+ Races54748945
Hispanic2,5861,461197
Black72064612
Other Race7427
Islander7

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%.

Gainesville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,566$35,053$29,103
Less Than 9th Grade$24,588$30,719$14,953
High School Graduate$31,395$34,628$28,958
Some College$37,756$41,662$28,507
Bachelors Degree$42,273$43,611$39,875
Graduate Degree$49,722$$57,167

$32,566

Average Earnings

$35,053

Average Male

$29,103

Average Female

Gainesville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gainesville Language by Age

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Gainesville Language

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.

Gainesville Language

Gainesville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander77100.00%
Native1808647.78%
Multiple1,22645937.44%
Black96033735.10%
Hispanic5,5861,76331.56%
White8,7181,52517.49%
Asian27741.44%
Other38NaN%

24.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.17%

Male Poverty Rate

26.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gainesville

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%.

Gainesville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.83%
High School18.12%
Some College14.97%
Bachelors or Greater6.48%

Gainesville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed12.15%
Male Unemployed39.93%
Female Employed12.17%
Female Unemployed62.41%

Gainesville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gainesville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,327$58,636
Families$54,792$66,276
Married Families$69,563-
Non Families$32,703$37,436
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Income by Household Type

Gainesville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.2%

Male Marriage Rate

45.5%

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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713

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War139
First Gulf War85
Vietnam297
Korea33
World War II46

Gainesville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3496
35 to 54121
55 to 64118
65 to 74239
75+139

Gainesville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5525.39%
Black9812.53%
Native American1210.26%
Asian83.17%
Other Race1416.09%
2+ Races294.34%
Hispanic501.49%

Gainesville Veterans by Race

Gainesville Veterans by Education

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7.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gainesville Veterans by Education

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67%

Labor Force Participation

62.4%

Employment Rate

6.9%

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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64.18%

Born in Gainesville

86.74%

Native Born

13.26%

Foreign Born

11.08%

Non Citizen

2.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Gainesville Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18802,6670.00%
18906,5943,9279.47%
19007,8741,2801.79%
19107,624-250-0.32%
19208,6481,0241.27%
19308,9152670.30%
19409,6517360.80%
195011,2461,5951.54%
196013,0831,8371.52%
197013,8307470.56%
198014,0812510.18%
199014,2561750.12%
200015,5381,2820.86%
201016,0024640.29%
201116,1411390.87%
201216,2801390.86%
201316,4191390.85%
201416,5581390.85%
201516,6971390.84%
201616,8361390.83%
201716,9751390.83%
201817,1141390.82%
201917,2531390.81%
202017,3941410.82%
202117,5331390.80%
202217,6721390.79%

Gainesville Population by Year