Gainesville Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Gainesville is 140,406. 22.53% is under 18, while 12.99% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 3.67% of the population was five years old or younger, 22.53% were 18 years or younger and 20.21% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 52.98% female and 47.02% male.

Gainesville Housing

According to the US Census, Gainesville has 66,685 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Gainesville was 84.75%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $195,300

Gainesville Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and Black Or African American Alone constitute 78.12% of Gainesville's population. Residents of the city who were Asian Alone, made up 7.80% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Some Other Race Alone, constituting 3.73% of the city's population and White Black Or African American at 1.21%

White Alone57.49%
Black Or African American Alone20.64%
Asian Alone7.80%
Some Other Race Alone3.73%
White Black Or African American1.21%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone0.29%

How Educated is Gainesville

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 22.0% of Gainesville residents had a bachelor's degree, while 25.8% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 47.80% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Gainesville CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher94.6%
Some College Or Associates Degree62.2%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher48.1%
Graduate Or Professional Degree25.8%
Bachelors Degree22.0%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency20.6%

Average Income in Gainesville

The median household income in Gainesville is $40,822. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $40,822.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $70,318 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $93,623.

A closer examination of the income groups of Gainesville households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $25,000 and $34,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $35,000 and $49,999 (13.6%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (3.3%). 11.7% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$93,623
Nonfamily households$30,887