Gainesville, TX
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Living in Gainesville

Gainesville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 17,576 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Gainesville is the 166th largest community in Texas.

Gainesville is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The citizens of Gainesville are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.55% of adults in Gainesville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Gainesville in 2018 was $22,869, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $91,476 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 32.78% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Gainesville include German, Irish, English, Scottish, and Dutch.

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