Gainesville, Virginia Population 2020

15,928
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Gainesville is a city located in Virginia. Gainesville has a 2020 population of 15,928. Gainesville is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 38.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,481 in 2010. Gainesville reached it's highest population of 15,928 in 2018.

The average household income in Gainesville is $153,823 with a poverty rate of 3.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,078 per month, and the median house value is $490,300. The median age in Gainesville is 34.4 years, 33.5 years for males, and 35.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.6 males.

Gainesville Demographics

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

  • White: 65.14%
  • Asian: 16.02%
  • Black or African American: 10.89%
  • Two or more races: 5.47%
  • Other race: 2.47%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Gainesville, Virginia is 15,928, 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 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,37565.14%
Asian2,55216.02%
Black or African American1,73510.89%
Two or More Races8725.47%
Some Other Race3942.47%
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Gainesville Population Pyramid 2020

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Gainesville Median Age

34.4


Total

33.5


Male

35.1


Female

Gainesville Adults

There are 10,890 adults, (1,193 of whom are seniors) in Gainesville.

Gainesville Age Dependency

64.3

Age Dependency Ratio

12.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52

Child Dependency Ratio

Gainesville Sex Ratio

Female

8,144

51.13%

Male

7,784

48.87%

Gainesville Households and Families

Gainesville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gainesville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.3%11.7%
All82.4%17.6%
Male71.8%28.2%
Non Family69.6%30.4%
Female67.6%32.4%

82.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,8333.382.4
Married3,3413.8188.3
Non Family9211.3869.6
Female4293.3867.6
Male1423.3371.8

3.71

Average Family Size

3.3

Average Household Size

2.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Gainesville Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1051.05%
9th to 12th Grade2452.45%
High School Graduate1,35613.56%
Some College1,63216.32%
Associates Degree9629.62%
Bachelors Degree3,50735.07%
Graduate Degree2,19221.92%
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Gainesville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,8475,8063,415
Asian1,7861,6231,001
Black1,2811,195789
Hispanic863808364
Multiple Races260255168
Other Race15213175

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 99.30%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 64.62%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$75,852$94,696$57,849
Less Than High School$23,750$40,417$19,625
High School Grad$39,670$61,250$33,348
Some College$50,147$54,865$42,500
Bachelors Degree$88,839$115,933$62,828
Graduate Degree$101,563$126,648$76,111

$75,852

Average Earnings

$94,696

Average Male

$57,849

Average Female

Gainesville Language

Gainesville Language by Age

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Gainesville Language

76.27% of Gainesville residents speak only English, while 23.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 8.25% of the population.

Gainesville Poverty

Gainesville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple87212914.79%
White9,1931251.36%
Hispanic1,6791106.55%
Asian2,552863.37%
Black1,735794.55%
Other3946817.26%

3.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.33%

Male Poverty Rate

4.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gainesville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gainesville is Other, with 17.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gainesville is White, with 1.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.31%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School6.00%
Some College3.32%
High School3.17%
Bachelors or Greater2.12%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed7.19%
Female Employed2.54%
Male Employed0.40%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Gainesville Income

Gainesville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$142,363$153,823
Families$150,281$163,895
Married Families$163,317-
Non Families$79,779$106,184
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Gainesville Marital Status

Gainesville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

63.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.7%

Male Marriage Rate

62.5%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Gainesville Marital Status by Race

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Gainesville Veterans

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1,270

Number of Veterans

1,064

Male Veterans

206

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War676
First Gulf War658
Vietnam238
World War II
Korea
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54660
55 to 64211
65 to 74192
18 to 34179
75+28
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Name Veterans % of Total
White88612.44%
Black29721.94%
Hispanic11010.65%
Asian492.68%
2 or More3812.93%

Gainesville Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gainesville Employment Status

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75.9%

Labor Force Participation

73%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

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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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37.36%

Born in Virginia

81.47%

Native Born

18.53%

Foreign Born

4.01%

Non Citizen

14.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

81.47% of Gainesville residents were born in the United States, with 37.36% having been born in Virginia. 4.01% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202015,9280.00%
201915,9280.00%
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%