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Gainesville is 14th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Gainesville Rank Texas US
Current population (2012) 16,067 157th 26,059,203 313,914,040
Size in square miles 19.0 120th 261,231.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 841.6 309th 96.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Gainesville Rank Texas US
Residents younger than 5 9.3% 56th 7.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 27.4% 210th 26.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 14.3% 95th 10.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Gainesville Rank Texas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 71.7% 297th 80.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 14.0% 269th 26.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Gainesville Rank Texas US
Race - White 74.7% 223rd 80.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 5.1% 217th 12.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.3% 14th 1.0% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.3% 170th 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 75th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.3% 54th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 28.3% 189th 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 62.6% 132nd 44.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Gainesville Rank Texas US
Female residents 52.1% 90th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 15.4% 121st 16.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Gainesville Rank Texas US
Housing units 6,688 150th 10,098,750 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 18.1% 162nd 24.0% 25.9%
Households 5,944 155th 8,667,807 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 53.4% 341st 64.5% 66.1%
Home median value $90,500 237th $126,400 $186,200
People per household 2.6 283rd 2.8 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Gainesville Rank Texas US
Income per capita $19,185 250th $25,548 $27,915
Income per household $39,039 263rd $50,920 $52,762
Income below poverty line 21.2% 127th 17.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Gainesville Rank Texas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 2,316 124th 2,164,852 27,092,908
Retail sales $414,643 109th $311,334,781 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $25,242 57th $13,061 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $46,091 102nd $42,054,592 $613,795,732

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