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Gainesville - Town vs. County Stats

Gainesville - Town vs. County Stats

Avg Price in Gainesville: $427,800/Co. / County Avg $413,100


Avg Taxes in Gainesville: $2,200/Co. / County. Avg $2,100


Avg Sq. Ft. in Gainesville: 2,986/Co. / County Avg 3,058


Avg Price per/ft2 in Gainesville: $143/Co. / County Avg $135


Avg Walkscore in Gainesville: 15 / County Avg 14


Avg Year Built in Gainesville: 1994/Co. / County Avg 1994


Avg Days on Website in Gainesville: 113/Co. / County Avg 105


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Gainesville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 38,712 people and 25 constituent neighborhoods, Gainesville is the 20th largest community in Georgia.

Gainesville real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Gainesville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

When you are in Gainesville, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.45% of Gainesville’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Gainesville is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gainesville who work in office and administrative support (11.45%), sales jobs (9.94%) and food service (7.50%).

Gainesville Information and Demographics

The citizens of Gainesville are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.72% of adults in Gainesville having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Gainesville in 2010 was $19,792, which is upper middle income relative to Georgia, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $79,168 for a family of four. However, Gainesville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Gainesville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Gainesville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Gainesville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Gainesville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 40.50% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Gainesville include Irish, German and English.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Gainesville's cultural character, accounting for 25.55% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in Gainesville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.
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