Gainesville, AL Profile: Facts & Data

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Gainesville, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Gainesville had a population of 197 as of July 1, 2018. Gainesville ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gainesville is located at latitude 32.8149 and longitude -88.1608 in Sumter County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Gainesville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sumter County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 128 feet.

The Town of Gainesville (GNIS ID: 2406537) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Gainesville is located within Gainesville Division of Sumter County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gainesville: Eaton, Gainsville.

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Gainesville, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 197
Population in Households 197
Population in Familes 167
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 115
Diversity Index3 28
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $24,301
Average Household Income $33,350
Per Capita Income $13,324

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 113 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 63 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (18.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 (25.7%)
Median Home Value $84,375
Average Home Value $134,524
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 84
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 57
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.66% -0.83%
Households -0.42% -0.72%
Families 0.89% -0.71%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   2.07%

Gainesville, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gainesville to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 505 13th
Population Density # 441 24th
Diversity Index # 374 36th
Median Household Income # 567 2nd
Per Capita Income # 574 1st

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