Gainesboro, TN

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Living in Gainesboro

Gainesboro is a tiny town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 959 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Gainesboro is the 305th largest community in Tennessee.

Gainesboro is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Gainesboro is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gainesboro who work in office and administrative support (16.67%), healthcare (14.81%), and teaching (7.78%).

Gainesboro’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Gainesboro is worth considering.

As is often the case in a small town, Gainesboro doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The percentage of people in Gainesboro with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.19% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Gainesboro in 2018 was $16,876, which is low income relative to Tennessee and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $67,504 for a family of four.

The people who call Gainesboro home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Gainesboro residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Gainesboro include Irish, German, English, Italian, and Scottish.

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