Latest Data (2017)
Population 40,359
Nationwide Rank 945

Quick Facts

Gainesville, Georgia is the 945th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Gainesville, Georgia is a city.

Gainesville, Georgia is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Gainesville had its largest population ever.

Gainesville, Georgia is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 80% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Gainesville, Georgia Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
935 Fitchburg, Massachusetts 40,793 4.5%
936 Oviedo, Florida 40,785 54.2%
937 Hutchinson, Kansas 40,772 -2.5%
938 Greenacres, Florida 40,719 42.6%
939 Hickory, North Carolina 40,611 7.7%
940 Brighton, Colorado 40,562 90.4%
941 Apache Junction, Arizona 40,538 26.3%
942 San Gabriel, California 40,514 1.5%
943 Covington, Kentucky 40,455 -5.8%
944 Crystal Lake, Illinois 40,421 5.4%
945 Gainesville, Georgia 40,359 53.2%
946 Weslaco, Texas 40,358 40.2%
947 Calexico, California 40,351 47.5%
948 Holyoke, Massachusetts 40,341 1.1%
949 La Puente, California 40,322 -1.9%
950 Hagerstown, Maryland 40,306 9.5%
951 Quincy, Illinois 40,303 -0.9%
952 Lancaster, Ohio 40,280 13.4%
953 Bullhead City, Arizona 40,252 18.5%
954 Chelsea, Massachusetts 40,227 14.5%
955 Schertz, Texas 40,092 90.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Georgia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
470 Warner Robins 74,854 50.3%
483 Albany 73,179 -4.5%
555 Alpharetta 65,799 41.1%
610 Marietta 61,048 -0.6%
664 Smyrna 56,685 27.3%
676 Valdosta 56,085 21.5%
702 Stonecrest 54,471
719 Brookhaven 53,518
771 Dunwoody 49,609
881 Peachtree Corners 43,268
945 Gainesville 40,359 53.2%
993 Milton 38,924 150.7%
994 Newnan 38,909 136.1%
1056 Rome 36,375 2.2%
1067 Tucker 36,130
1093 East Point 35,282 -12.9%
1094 Peachtree City 35,262 11.1%
1118 Kennesaw 34,344 60.3%
1135 Dalton 33,748 19.1%
1137 Douglasville 33,675 72.9%
1157 Hinesville 33,140 9.9%
1205 Woodstock 31,564 180.8%
1212 Statesboro 31,379 36.9%
1251 LaGrange 30,472 15.4%
1269 Lawrenceville 29,873 29.8%
1288 Duluth 29,463 27.9%
1289 Chamblee 29,428 208.6%
1299 Stockbridge 29,114 163.8%
1343 Canton 27,936 228.8%
1396 Carrollton 26,815 34.0%
1523 McDonough 24,755 190.7%
1581 Decatur 23,832 30.5%
1582 Pooler 23,816 247.6%
1613 Sugar Hill 23,180 97.5%
1639 Griffin 22,770 -1.2%
1647 Acworth 22,698 60.7%
1719 Union City 21,370 78.2%
1749 Cartersville 20,978 30.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 40,359 945
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