Latest Data (2016)
Population 40,000
Nationwide Rank 947

Quick Facts

Gainesville, Georgia is the 947th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Gainesville, Georgia is a city.

Gainesville, Georgia is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Gainesville had its largest population ever.

Gainesville, Georgia is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 87% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Gainesville, Georgia Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
937 La Puente, California 40,377 -1.8%
938 Crystal Lake, Illinois 40,339 5.1%
939 Holyoke, Massachusetts 40,280 0.9%
940 Calexico, California 40,232 47.1%
941 Streamwood, Illinois 40,166 9.6%
942 Maplewood, Minnesota 40,150 13.4%
943 Wake Forest, North Carolina 40,112 206.7%
944 Carol Stream, Illinois 40,069 -1.0%
945 Weslaco, Texas 40,033 39.0%
946 Greenacres, Florida 40,013 40.2%
947 Gainesville, Georgia 40,000 51.9%
948 Bullhead City, Arizona 39,970 17.6%
949 Florence, Alabama 39,959 9.9%
950 Apache Junction, Arizona 39,954 24.5%
951 Warren, Ohio 39,898 -17.1%
952 Lancaster, Ohio 39,848 12.2%
953 New Berlin, Wisconsin 39,803 3.5%
954 Grove City, Ohio 39,721 43.6%
955 Romeoville, Illinois 39,706 79.7%
956 Chelsea, Massachusetts 39,699 13.0%
957 Marlborough, Massachusetts 39,697 8.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Georgia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
471 Warner Robins 74,388 49.4%
475 Albany 73,801 -3.7%
549 Alpharetta 65,338 40.1%
603 Marietta 60,941 -0.8%
662 Smyrna 56,664 27.2%
666 Valdosta 56,474 22.3%
726 Brookhaven 52,444
778 Dunwoody 48,884
882 Peachtree Corners 42,773
947 Gainesville 40,000 51.9%
989 Milton 38,411 147.4%
1007 Newnan 37,912 130.1%
1047 Rome 36,407 2.3%
1077 East Point 35,471 -12.4%
1080 Tucker 35,322
1081 Peachtree City 35,186 10.8%
1115 Dalton 34,077 20.2%
1129 Kennesaw 33,627 57.0%
1130 Hinesville 33,577 11.4%
1146 Douglasville 33,252 70.8%
1203 Statesboro 31,419 37.0%
1222 Woodstock 30,929 175.2%
1230 Lawrenceville 30,782 33.8%
1231 LaGrange 30,771 16.6%
1278 Duluth 29,331 27.3%
1307 Stockbridge 28,677 159.9%
1325 Chamblee 28,306 196.8%
1400 Carrollton 26,562 32.8%
1415 Canton 26,340 210.1%
1561 McDonough 23,964 181.4%
1576 Pooler 23,744 246.6%
1616 Griffin 22,928 -0.5%
1623 Decatur 22,813 25.0%
1653 Acworth 22,418 58.8%
1660 Sugar Hill 22,197 89.1%
1739 Union City 20,919 74.5%
1753 Cartersville 20,753 28.7%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 40,000 947
2015 38,712 971
2014 36,306 1,028
2013 35,533 1,047
2012 34,786 1,052
2011 34,318 1,058
2010 33,804 1,058
2009 35,750 996
2008 35,476 995
2007 34,136 1,014
2006 33,018 1,033
2005 31,953 1,053
2004 30,641 1,091
2003 29,810 1,109
2002 28,352 1,151
2001 27,868 1,164
2000 26,332 1,221
1990 17,732 1,537