Gainesville, Virginia Population 2021

17,287
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Gainesville is a city located in Prince William County Virginia. Gainesville has a 2020 population of 17,287. Gainesville is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 50.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,481 in 2010. Gainesville reached it's highest population of 17,287 in 2019.

The average household income in Gainesville is $152,930 with a poverty rate of 3.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,059 per month, and the median house value is $491,500. The median age in Gainesville is 34.7 years, 33.3 years for males, and 36.6 years for females.

Gainesville Demographics

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

  • White: 62.57%
  • Asian: 16.85%
  • Black or African American: 13.21%
  • Two or more races: 4.81%
  • Other race: 2.56%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Gainesville, Virginia is 17,287 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,928.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,481.

Gainesville, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,81762.57%
Asian2,91216.85%
Black or African American2,28413.21%
Two or More Races8324.81%
Some Other Race4422.56%
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Gainesville Population by Race

Gainesville Population Pyramid $2021

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Gainesville Median Age

34.7


Total

33.3


Male

36.6


Female

Gainesville Adults

There are 11,886 adults, (1,326 of whom are seniors) in Gainesville.

Gainesville Age Dependency

63.7

Age Dependency Ratio

12.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Gainesville Sex Ratio

Female

8,884

51.39%

Male

8,403

48.61%

Gainesville Population by Age

Gainesville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gainesville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.9%11.1%
All83.4%16.6%
Male78%22%
Female71.4%28.6%
Non Family66%34%

83.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gainesville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,2213.3183.4
Married3,7393.7388.9
Non Family7851.2966
Female5243.3571.4
Male1733.3578

3.64

Average Family Size

3.31

Average Household Size

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Gainesville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1271.17%
9th to 12th Grade3383.13%
High School Graduate1,50713.93%
Some College1,59714.77%
Associates Degree1,21911.27%
Bachelors Degree3,60133.30%
Graduate Degree2,42622.43%
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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
White5,9935,9383,589
Asian2,0351,8391,104
Black1,5871,474767
Hispanic922826405
2+ Races308303192
Other Race15311991

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 99.08%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 62.34%.

Gainesville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$76,394$92,879$58,312
Less Than 9th Grade$27,386$42,955$22,139
High School Graduate$42,170$61,420$33,800
Some College$55,833$69,545$46,827
Bachelors Degree$87,031$113,393$62,500
Graduate Degree$97,667$119,464$90,071

$76,394

Average Earnings

$92,879

Average Male

$58,312

Average Female

Gainesville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gainesville Language by Age

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Gainesville Language

75.12% of Gainesville residents speak only English, while 24.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 8.78% of the population.

Gainesville Language

Gainesville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,5311711.79%
Hispanic1,7551438.15%
Multiple83213416.11%
Asian2,9121214.16%
Other44210623.98%
Black2,284763.33%

3.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.65%

Male Poverty Rate

4.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gainesville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gainesville is Other, with 23.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gainesville is White, with 1.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.30%.

Gainesville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade7.31%
High School4.05%
Some College3.87%
Bachelors or Greater2.06%

Gainesville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed13.40%
Female Employed2.86%
Male Employed0.65%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Gainesville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gainesville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$141,609$152,930
Families$148,444$161,972
Married Families$162,275-
Non Families$76,086$97,120
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Income by Household Type

Gainesville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

63.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.1%

Male Marriage Rate

62.1%

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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1,440

Number of Veterans

1,152

Male Veterans

288

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War828
Second Gulf War759
Vietnam246
World War II
Korea

Gainesville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54759
55 to 64237
65 to 74219
18 to 34180
75+45

Gainesville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White95312.92%
Black35720.71%
Hispanic978.90%
Asian874.13%
2+ Races4311.62%

Gainesville Veterans by Race

Gainesville Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gainesville Veterans by Education

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76.3%

Labor Force Participation

72.7%

Employment Rate

3.7%

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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36.62%

Born in Gainesville

80.33%

Native Born

19.67%

Foreign Born

5.48%

Non Citizen

14.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

80.33% of Gainesville residents were born in the United States, with 36.62% having been born in Virginia. 5.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Gainesville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202117,2870.00%
202017,2870.00%
201917,2871,3598.53%
201815,9286454.22%
201715,2831,0147.11%
201614,2691,31910.19%
201512,9508056.63%
201412,1452822.38%
201311,8636385.68%
201211,2255094.75%
201110,716-765-6.66%
201011,4810.00%

Gainesville Population by Year