Gainesville, Georgia

Submit your own pictures of this city and show them to the world

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2017: 40,359 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +57.8%
Males: 19,255  (47.7%)
Females: 21,104  (52.3%)
Median resident age:

31.9 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 30501, 30504, 30506, 30507, 30566.

Gainesville Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,963 (it was $36,605 in 2000)
Gainesville:

$45,963
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,663 (it was $19,128 in 2000)

Gainesville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $196,055 (it was $129,500 in 2000)
Gainesville:

$196,055
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $247,041; detached houses: $275,796; townhouses or other attached units: $133,402; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $341,453; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $157,554; mobile homes: $86,073

Median gross rent in 2017: $868.

March 2019 cost of living index in Gainesville: 94.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 27.2%
(14.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.4% for Black residents, 36.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.5% for American Indian residents, 21.7% for other race residents, 33.5% for two or more races residents)
Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2020 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Gainesville, GA (2017)
    • 15,97741.5%Hispanic
    • 14,58937.9%White alone
    • 6,62817.2%Black alone
    • 9472.5%Asian alone
    • 5591.5%Other race alone
    • 5391.4%Two or more races
    • 590.2%American Indian alone

Races in Gainesville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 268 registered sex offenders living in Gainesville, Georgia as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Gainesville is 144 to 1.


Crime rates in Gainesville by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(3.1)
2
(6.0)
2
(5.8)
3
(8.1)
1
(2.8)
2
(5.8)
3
(8.6)
1
(2.8)
2
(5.6)
3
(8.1)
3
(7.6)
2
(4.9)
1
(2.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
15
(46.9)
17
(50.8)
18
(52.2)
15
(40.7)
17
(47.7)
12
(35.0)
15
(43.1)
21
(59.8)
16
(44.5)
19
(51.4)
14
(35.5)
19
(46.5)
20
(48.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
31
(97.0)
77
(229.9)
55
(159.4)
33
(89.4)
39
(109.4)
46
(134.3)
49
(140.8)
39
(111.1)
33
(91.8)
41
(111.0)
56
(142.0)
34
(83.3)
36
(87.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
102
(319.1)
121
(361.3)
109
(316.0)
74
(200.6)
62
(173.9)
56
(163.5)
46
(132.2)
54
(153.8)
80
(222.4)
87
(235.5)
89
(225.7)
102
(249.8)
101
(244.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
235
(735.2)
228
(680.9)
293
(849.4)
349
(945.9)
278
(779.7)
332
(969.4)
240
(689.9)
209
(595.3)
214
(595.0)
183
(495.3)
202
(512.4)
209
(511.8)
163
(394.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,790
(5,600)
1,584
(4,730)
1,494
(4,331)
1,255
(3,401)
1,283
(3,598)
1,176
(3,434)
1,172
(3,369)
1,230
(3,503)
1,202
(3,342)
1,080
(2,923)
1,107
(2,808)
1,091
(2,672)
1,027
(2,483)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
166
(519.3)
147
(439.0)
133
(385.6)
91
(246.6)
62
(173.9)
74
(216.1)
85
(244.3)
66
(188.0)
76
(211.3)
82
(221.9)
96
(243.5)
104
(254.7)
90
(217.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(6.3)
N/A6
(17.4)
4
(10.8)
3
(8.4)
1
(2.9)
1
(2.9)
4
(11.4)
2
(5.6)
2
(5.4)
3
(7.6)
13
(31.8)
1
(2.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)453.7465.8427.9337.7323.8335.2323.0314.5311.0307.1299.0285.0262.7

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Click on a table row to update graph
City-data.com crime index in Gainesville, GA

Crime rate in Gainesville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 109 (96 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.32
Georgia average:

2.52
Recent articles from our blog. Our writers, many of them Ph.D. graduates or candidates, create easy-to-read articles on a wide variety of topics.

Latest news from Gainesville, GA collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: American (6.6%), English (4.7%), Irish (3.7%), African (2.6%), German (1.4%), Scotch-Irish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1249 feet

Land area: 27.1 square miles.

Population density: 1,490 people per square mile   (low).

Gainesville, Georgia map

9,522 residents are foreign born (21.3% Latin America).

This city:

24.7%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,030 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,690 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johns Creek, GA (28.3 miles , pop. 76,728).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (49.9 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (561.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Oakwood, GA (2.4 miles ),
Murrayville, GA (2.6 miles ),
Flowery Branch, GA (3.1 miles ),
Chestatee, GA (3.1 miles ),
Talmo, GA (3.2 miles ),
Gillsville, GA (3.4 miles),
Lula, GA (3.4 miles ),
Clermont, GA (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 34.30 N, Longitude: 83.83 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Poultry Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: +34,818 (+90.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 12,928 (70.2%)

Area codes: 678, 770

Distribution of median household income in Gainesville, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Gainesville, GA in 2017
Gainesville satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 121 buildings, average cost: $85,100
  • 1998: 187 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 1999: 176 buildings, average cost: $93,100
  • 2000: 97 buildings, average cost: $121,200
  • 2001: 70 buildings, average cost: $134,300
  • 2002: 163 buildings, average cost: $102,700
  • 2003: 147 buildings, average cost: $108,700
  • 2004: 170 buildings, average cost: $111,800
  • 2005: 242 buildings, average cost: $116,000
  • 2006: 161 buildings, average cost: $222,100
  • 2007: 257 buildings, average cost: $137,800
  • 2008: 40 buildings, average cost: $162,400
  • 2009: 18 buildings, average cost: $216,300
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2011: 45 buildings, average cost: $157,500
  • 2012: 94 buildings, average cost: $168,200
  • 2013: 206 buildings, average cost: $181,300
  • 2014: 253 buildings, average cost: $169,500
  • 2015: 408 buildings, average cost: $175,400
  • 2016: 441 buildings, average cost: $162,400
  • 2017: 408 buildings, average cost: $146,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Gainesville, GA residents
Average permit cost in Gainesville, GA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Georgia:

3.7%
Historical population in Gainesville, GA
Historical housing units in Gainesville, GA

Population change in the 1990s: +7,748 (+43.5%).
Most common industries in Gainesville, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food (15.5%)
  • Construction (9.9%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Health care (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (18.1%)
  • Construction (16.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
  • Health care (3.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.0%)
  • Educational services (2.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (14.4%)
  • Food (11.9%)
  • Health care (9.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Social assistance (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Gainesville, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.7%)
  • Food processing workers (3.7%)
  • Construction laborers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.3%)
  • Construction laborers (6.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Food processing workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Food processing workers (3.9%)

Average climate in Gainesville, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Gainesville, Georgia average temperatures Gainesville, Georgia average precipitation Gainesville, Georgia humidity Gainesville, Georgia wind speed Gainesville, Georgia snowfall Gainesville, Georgia sunshine Gainesville, Georgia clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 63.4. This is about average.

City:

63.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.87. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.87
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 0.00139. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00139
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Gainesville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 40% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.6 miles away from the Gainesville city center killed 6 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/13/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.1 miles away from the city center injured 21 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gainesville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 82.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 103.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 103.6 miles away from Gainesville center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 269.9 miles away from Gainesville center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 206.1 miles away from Gainesville center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 233.6 miles away from Gainesville center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hall County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gainesville topographic map

Hospitals in Gainesville:

  • COMPASSIONATE HEALTHCARE (2565 THOMPSON BRIDGE ROAD, SUITE 112)
  • HOSPICE OF NORTHEAST GA MC (2150 LIMESTONE PARKWAY)
  • LANIER PARK HOSPITAL (675 WHITE SULPHUR RD)
  • NORTHEAST GEORGIA MEDICAL CENTER, INC (Government - Local, 743 SPRING STREET)
  • PREMIER HOSPICE OF GEORGIA (500 SPRING STREET, SUITE 204)
  • UNITED HOSPICE INC GAINESVILLE (700 S. ENOTA STREET, SUITE 202)

Nursing Homes in Gainesville:

  • BELL MINOR HOME, THE (2200 OLD HAMILTON PLACE NE)
  • LAKESHORE HEIGHTS NH (1293 DAWSONVILLE HWY)
  • LANIER NORTH ICF (103 CLARKS BRIDGE RD)
  • NEW HORIZONS NORTH (2020 BEVERLY ROAD NE)
  • NEW HORIZONS WEST (1010 DAWSONVILLE HWY BOX JJ)
  • NORTHEAST GA MED CTR TRANSITIONAL C U (743 SPRING STREET)
  • OAKS AT LIMESTONE, THE (2560 FLINTRIDGE ROAD)
  • TRANSITIONAL CARE UNIT LANIER PARK REG (675 WHITE SULPHUR ROAD)
  • WAUKA MOUNTAIN NURSING CENTER (4916 CLEVELAND AVENUE)
  • WILLOWBROOKE COURT AT LANIER VILLAGE ESTATES (4145 MISTY MORNING WAY)

Dialysis Facilities in Gainesville:

  • GAINESVILLE DIALYSIS (2545 FLINTRIDGE ROAD)
  • RCG LAKE LANIER (2565 THOMPSON BRIDGE ROAD)
  • RCG OF GAINESVILLE (1856 THOMPSON BRIDGE ROAD)

Home Health Centers in Gainesville:

  • CARESOUTH HOMECARE PROFESSIONALS (590 SOUTH ENOTA DRIVE)
  • GUARDIAN HOME CARE OF NORTHEAST GEORGIA, LLC (655 JESSE JEWELL PARKWAY, SUITE A)
  • SUNCREST HOME HEALTH OF GEORGIA, INC (906 INTERSTATE RIDGE DRIVE SUITE A)
  • TUGALOO HOME HEALTH AGENCY, AN AMEDISY COMPANY (2565 THOMPSON BRIDGE RD, STE 204 & 205)
  • UNITED HOME CARE OF NORTH GEORGIA (2545 FLINTRIDGE ROAD STE 110)

Airports and heliports located in Gainesville:

See details about Airports and heliports located in Gainesville, GA

Amtrak station:

GAINESVILLE (104 SE 1ST AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/Universities in Gainesville:

  • Brenau University (Full-time enrollment: 2,341; Location: 500 Washington Street SE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.brenau.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Interactive College of Technology-Gainesville (Full-time enrollment: 47; Location: 2323-C Browns Bridge Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ict.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Gainesville:

  • Lanier Technical College (about 6 miles; Oakwood, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,435)
  • University of North Georgia (about 18 miles; Dahlonega, GA; FT enrollment: 12,445)
  • Georgia Gwinnett College (about 25 miles; Lawrenceville, GA; FT enrollment: 7,993)
  • Piedmont College (about 25 miles; Demorest, GA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • Gwinnett Technical College (about 28 miles; Lawrenceville, GA; FT enrollment: 5,138)
  • University of Georgia (about 36 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 32,679)
  • Athens Technical College (about 36 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 3,204)

Public high schools in Gainesville:

  • GAINESVILLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,243, Location: 830 CENTURY PL, Grades: 9-12)
  • CHESTATEE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,051, Location: 3005 SARDIS RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • NORTH HALL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,047, Location: 4885 MOUNT VERNON RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • EAST HALL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 945, Location: 3534 E HALL RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • LANIER CAREER ACADEMY (Students: 310, Location: 2723 TUMBLING CREEK RD, Grades: 7-12)
  • GAINESVILLE REGIONAL YOUTH DETENTION CENTER (Location: 450 CRESCENT DR, Grades: 8-10)
  • THE ACADEMY AT WOOD'S MILL (Location: 715 WOODSMILL RD, Grades: 6-12)
  • JOHNSON HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 3305 POPLAR SPRINGS RD, Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in Gainesville:

  • LAKEVIEW ACADEMY (Students: 518, Location: 796 LAKEVIEW DR, Grades: PK-12)
  • RIVERSIDE MILITARY ACADEMY (Students: 359, Location: 2001 RIVERSIDE DR, Grades: 7-12, Boys only)
  • NORTH GEORGIA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 206, Location: 1397 THOMPSON BRIDGE RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • JUBILEE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 31, Location: 1221 HARMONY ST, Grades: KG-11)
  • BRENAU ACADEMY (Students: 10, Location: 620 ACADEMY ST, Grades: 11-12, Girls only)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Gainesville:

See full list of schools located in Gainesville

Library in Gainesville:

  • HALL COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $3,078,611; Location: 127 MAIN STREET NW; 292,717 books; 1,355 e-books; 32,858 audio materials; 26,616 video materials; 36 local licensed databases; 146 state licensed databases; 821 print serial subscriptions; 36 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Westminster Christian School should be listed with private schools and is a PK-12 school.
  • Gainesville College is now (effective 2005) named Gainesville State College. And, the Fall Semester 2005 enrollment was 5985.

Points of interest:

Click to draw/clear city borders

Notable locations in Gainesville: Airport Industrial Park (A), Jefferson Park Access Point (B), Linwood Sewage Disposal (C), Gainesville Waterworks (D), Chattahoochee Country Club (E), Chattahoochee Golf Club (F), Gainesville Industrial Park South (G), Gainesville Industrial Park North (H), Flat Creek Sewage Disposal (I), Hall County Fire Services Station 21 (J), Quinlan Art Center (K), Hall County Courthouse (L), Gainesville Civic Center (M), Gainesville City Hall (N), Gainesville Fire Department Station 2 (O), Hall County Fire Services Station 4 (P), Gainesville Fire Department Station 3 (Q), Gainesville Fire Department Station 1 (R), Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center (S). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Broad Street Shopping Center (1), Blue Ridge Shopping Center (2), Bamboo Village Shopping Center (3), Lakeshore Plaza Shopping Center (4), Washington Square Shopping Center (5), Washington Plaza Shopping Center (6), Town View Plaza Shopping Center (7), Sherwood Plaza Shopping Center (8), Northlake Plaza Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Gainesville include: Bethel Church (A), Emmanuel Church (B), Faith Church (C), Christ First Church (D), Friendship Church (E), Lakewood Church (F), Pleasant Union Church (G), River Bend Church (H), Westminster Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Alta Vista Cemetery (1), Gainesville Mill Cemetery (2), Woodlawn Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Brenau Lake (A), Reservoir Seven (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Redwine Creek (A), Cry Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Gainesville include: Green Street-Brenau Historic District (1), Ivy Terrace Park (2), Yonah Park (3), Holly Park (4), Dogwood Park (5), Brenau College Historic District (6), Roper Park (7), Chicopee Woods Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Ink Interactive Neighborhood for Kids Inc (Museums; 203 Green Street Northeast) (1), Interactive Neighborhood for Kids Inc (Museums; 203 Green Street Northeast) (2), Elachee Nature Science Center (Nature Centers; 2125 Elachee Drive) (3), DBF Enterprises L.L.C. (4653 Simpson Downs) (4), Game World (Arcades & Amusements; 2124 Hilton Dr) (5), Daniel's Charters & Tours (Tours & Charters; 2345 Athens Highway) (6), Cantrell Trucking (Tours & Charters; 2345 Athens Highway) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Dunlap House (635 Green Street) (1), Suburban Extended Stay Hotel (1115 Jesse Jewell Parkway) (2), Comfort Inn (3469 Mundy Mill Road) (3), Greenway Motors (2375 Dawsonville Highway) (4), Best Western Lanier Centre Hotel (400 East Butler Parkway) (5), Best Value Inn (809 Jesse Jewell Parkway Southwest) (6), Days Inn (809 Jesse Jewell Parkway Southwest) (7), Gainesville-Days Inn (809 Jesse Jewell Pkwy SW) (8), Country Harvest Buffet & Eatery (726 Jesse Jewell Parkway Southwest) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Hall County Government - Sheriff's Office- Court Papers (225 Green Street Southeast) (1), U S Government - Court- United States District Court Northern District (121 Spring Street Southeast) (2), Hall County Government - Courts- Drug Court (116 Spring Street Southwest) (3), Hall County Government - Courts- Dui Court (116 Spring Street Southwest) (4), Hall County Government - Courts- Juvenile Court (225 Green Street Southeast) (5), Georgia Superior Court Clerks' Cooperative Authority (111 Spring Street Southeast) (6), U S Government - Court- United States District Court Northrn Dstrct Of Grg- Courtroom Depu (121 Spring Southeast) (7), U S Government - Court- United States District Court Northrn Dstrct Of Grg- Court Repor (121 Spring Southeast) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Chan Gailey - College football player, Micah Owings - Baseball player, Casey Cagle - Politician, Jason Cross - Professional wrestler, Jody Davis (baseball) - Baseball player, Patrick Johnson - 2005 NFL player (Baltimore Ravens, born: Aug 10, 1976), Patrick Johnson (wide receiver) - Football player, Sung Kang - Actor, Tommy Aaron - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 2/22/37), Alf Anderson - Baseball player.

Hall County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.9 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.6%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.3%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Gainesville in 2010:

  • 493 people in college/university student housing
  • 434 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 374 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 148 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 96 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 77 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 57 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 22 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 10 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Gainesville in 2000:

  • 530 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 310 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 242 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 190 people in nursing homes
  • 166 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 99 people in halfway houses
  • 53 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 46 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 44 people in other group homes
  • 32 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 22 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse

Banks with most branches in Gainesville (2011 data):

  • SunTrust Bank: Thompson Bridge Office, North Hall Branch, Shallowford Road Branch, Atlanta Highway Branch, Gainesville Branch - 979, Gainesville Main Branch. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: South Hall Branch, Sherwood Branch, Dawsonville Highway Branch, Shallowford Branch, Gainesville Main Branch, Thompson Bridge Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • SCBT National Association: Kroger #437 Branch, Gainesville Branch, Limestone Banking Center Wd Branch, Gainesville Main Office Banking Ctr. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $3,893.8 mil, Deposits: $3,257.7 mil, headquarters in Orangeburg, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 79 total offices, Holding Company: Scbt Financial Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Brown Bridge Banking Center Branch, Thompson Bridge Branch, Gainesville Main Branch, Wachovia Center Remote Mb Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Thompson Bridge Branch, Gainesville Main Branch, Browns Bridge Branch. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Gainesville Main Branch at 402 Washington Street, branch established on 1913/06/02; Lakeshore Crossings Branch at 410 Shallowford Road, branch established on 1982/04/22. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Peach State Bank & Trust: at 325 Washington Street, branch established on 2005/04/27; Messenger Service at 325 Washington Street, branch established on 2005/06/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $146.9 mil, Deposits: $129.4 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • United Community Bank: Gainesville Branch at 311 Jesse Jewell Parkway, branch established on 2005/05/31; Thompson Bridge Road Office at 2157 Sandridge Court, branch established on 2005/09/12. Info updated 2009/06/23: Bank assets: $6,977.4 mil, Deposits: $6,170.1 mil, headquarters in Blairsville, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 106 total offices, Holding Company: United Community Banks, Inc.
  • Hamilton State Bank: Gainesville Branch at 854 Washington Street, branch established on 2004/09/20. Info updated 2012/01/23: Bank assets: $909.1 mil, Deposits: $727.5 mil, headquarters in Hoschton, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Hamilton State Bancshares, Inc.
  • 4 other banks with 4 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Gainesville:

Marital status in Gainesville, GA
  • Never married: 39.8%
  • Now married: 40.6%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

For population 25 years and over in Gainesville:

  • High school or higher: 73.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

18.9
Georgia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Gainesville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Gainesville, GA (based on Hall County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant81,965142
Catholic38,3112
Mainline Protestant11,38430
Other3,0938
Black Protestant1,9875
None42,944-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 32
This county:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
This county:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 100
Here:

5.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 109
Hall County:

6.10 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.3%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.4%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hall County:

17.6%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Gainesville:

46.3%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.2%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Gainesville:

28.4
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Gainesville:

21.0%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Gainesville:

11.3%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.7

Overweight people:
This city:

30.2%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Gainesville:

54.3%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.8%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gainesville, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 172$649,304$45,3000$0
Police Protection - Officers 99$411,120$49,8330$0
Firefighters 99$396,835$48,1010$0
Streets and Highways 40$142,230$42,6690$0
Parks and Recreation 40$145,009$43,50390$34,986
Sewerage 39$125,816$38,7130$0
Other and Unallocable 26$89,577$41,3430$0
Solid Waste Management 23$60,423$31,5250$0
Other Government Administration 22$113,192$61,7415$250
Financial Administration 21$91,771$52,4410$0
Transit 18$51,345$34,23011$13,410
Police - Other 13$36,423$33,6212$1,275
Welfare 9$32,909$43,8793$2,881
Judicial and Legal 6$18,314$36,6282$6,030
Fire - Other 3$7,932$31,7280$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$7,487$44,9220$0
Airports 1$4,995$59,9400$0
Totals for Government 633$2,384,682$45,207113$58,832

Gainesville government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,954,000 ($48.42)
    General Public Buildings: $957,000 ($23.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $697,000 ($17.27)
    Central Staff Services: $51,000 ($1.26)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $32,000 ($0.79)
    Financial Administration: $20,000 ($0.50)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000 ($0.15)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $23,587,000 ($584.43)
    Sewerage: $18,853,000 ($467.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,761,000 ($217.08)
    Police Protection: $8,703,000 ($215.64)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,579,000 ($187.79)
    General - Other: $6,024,000 ($149.26)
    Regular Highways: $2,980,000 ($73.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,357,000 ($58.40)
    Central Staff Services: $2,103,000 ($52.11)
    Financial Administration: $1,802,000 ($44.65)
    Air Transportation: $1,270,000 ($31.47)
    Housing and Community Development: $797,000 ($19.75)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $754,000 ($18.68)
    Correctional Institutions: $595,000 ($14.74)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $571,000 ($14.15)
    General Public Buildings: $524,000 ($12.98)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $470,000 ($11.65)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,646,000 ($214.23)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $279,000 ($6.91)
    Other - General - Other: $39,000 ($0.97)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $857,000 ($21.23)
    Local Fire Protection: $738,000 ($18.29)
    Financial Administration: $578,000 ($14.32)
    Police Protection: $554,000 ($13.73)
    Regular Highways: $338,000 ($8.37)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $49,000 ($1.21)
    Central Staff Services: $35,000 ($0.87)
    General - Other: $34,000 ($0.84)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $29,000 ($0.72)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $32,424,000 ($803.39)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,326,000 ($82.41)

Gainesville government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $46,963,000 ($1163.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,382,000 ($108.58)
    Other: $2,619,000 ($64.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,449,000 ($60.68)
    Air Transportation: $892,000 ($22.10)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $672,000 ($16.65)
    Housing and Community Development: $413,000 ($10.23)
    Public Welfare: $218,000 ($5.40)
    Water Utilities: $179,000 ($4.44)
    Sewerage: $143,000 ($3.54)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $10,043,000 ($248.84)
    Other: $2,424,000 ($60.06)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $3,493,000 ($86.55)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,530,000 ($37.91)
    Interest Earnings: $1,355,000 ($33.57)
    General Revenue - Other: $494,000 ($12.24)
    Sale of Property: $158,000 ($3.91)
    Rents: $110,000 ($2.73)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $23,496,000 ($582.17)
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $811,000 ($20.09)
    Other: $330,000 ($8.18)
    General Local Government Support: $35,000 ($0.87)
  • Tax - Property: $14,974,000 ($371.02)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,561,000 ($113.01)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,948,000 ($48.27)
    Other License: $1,505,000 ($37.29)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $1,129,000 ($27.97)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,087,000 ($26.93)
    Other Selective Sales: $912,000 ($22.60)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $380,000 ($9.42)
    Other: $90,000 ($2.23)

Gainesville government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $588,374,000 ($14578.51)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $588,373,000 ($14578.48)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $140,000,000 ($3468.87)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $125,600,000 ($3112.07)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,265,000 ($799.45)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,865,000 ($442.65)

Gainesville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $147,044,000 ($3643.40)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $589,777,000 ($14613.27)

7.62% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,835 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.62%
Georgia average:

9.49%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($259 average AGI)
Hall County:

0.03%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Gwinnett County, GA  1.92% ($68,297 average AGI)
from Forsyth County, GA  0.47% ($63,283)
from Jackson County, GA  0.37% ($45,790)


6.54% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,596 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
Georgia average:

9.04%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($549 average AGI)
Hall County:

0.04%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Gwinnett County, GA  1.15% ($56,876 average AGI)
to Jackson County, GA  0.49% ($57,830)
to Forsyth County, GA  0.37% ($55,355)
Businesses in Gainesville, GA
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Mazda1
AT&T4McDonald's3
Ace Hardware2Motel 61
Advance Auto Parts3Nike8
Applebee's1Nissan1
Arby's2Office Depot1
AutoZone3OfficeMax1
Bath & Body Works1Old Navy1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Olive Garden1
Blockbuster2Outback1
Burger King3Outback Steakhouse1
CVS3Panera Bread1
Chevrolet1Papa John's Pizza1
Chick-Fil-A2Payless1
Church's Chicken1Penske2
Cinnabon 1PetSmart1
Comfort Suites1Pier 1 Imports1
Curves1Pizza Hut2
Dairy Queen3Plato's Closet1
Discount Tire1Popeyes1
Domino's Pizza2Publix Super Markets2
Express1Quiznos1
FedEx18RadioShack1
Finish Line1Red Lobster1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Rite Aid4
Ford1Rooms To Go1
GNC3Rue211
GameStop3Ryan's Grill1
Goodwill1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
H&R Block4SAS Shoes1
Havertys Furniture1Sears2
Haworth1Shoe Carnival1
Hilton1Sprint Nextel1
Holiday Inn1Starbucks2
Home Depot1Subway3
Honda1Super 81
IHOP1T-Mobile3
JCPenney1Taco Bell1
Jimmy John's1Target1
Jones New York2Toyota1
KFC1Toys"R"Us1
Kincaid1U-Haul10
Kohl's1UPS18
Kroger1Vans1
La-Z-Boy1Verizon Wireless1
Lane Furniture2Victoria's Secret1
LensCrafters1Waffle House4
Little Caesars Pizza2Walgreens3
Long John Silver's1Walmart1
Lowe's1Wendy's3
Marshalls1YMCA6

Strongest AM radio stations in Gainesville:

  • WDUN (550 AM; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIRS, INC.)
  • WLBA (1130 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA)
  • WGGA (1240 AM; 1 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WDGR (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: SMALL TOWN RADIO OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WXEM (1460 AM; 5 kW; BUFORD, GA; Owner: LA FAVORITA, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gainesville:

  • WBCX (89.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: BRENAU COLLEGE)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WNGC (106.1 FM; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF PENSACOLA, INC)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWEV-FM (91.5 FM; CUMMING, GA; Owner: CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION)
  • WCON-FM (99.3 FM; CORNELIA, GA; Owner: HABERSHAM BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBTS (95.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPPR (88.3 FM; DEMOREST, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WLKQ-FM (102.3 FM; BUFORD, GA; Owner: LAKE RADIO, INC.)
  • WNGU (89.5 FM; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W204BN (88.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W221AW (92.1 FM; NORTH CANTON, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W214AS (90.7 FM; WALESKA, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WAZX-FM (101.9 FM; CLEVELAND, GA; Owner: WAZX-FM, INC)
  • WKHC (104.3 FM; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRBN (104.1 FM; CLAYTON, GA; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABE (90.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WHEL (105.1 FM; HELEN, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Gainesville:

  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • WAGA (Channel 5; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WTBS (Channel 17; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SUPERSTATION, INC.)
  • WATL (Channel 36; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WATL, LLC)
  • WGCL-TV (Channel 46; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WSKC-LP (Channel 59; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KM LPTV OF ATLANTA, L.L.C.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Gainesville: Alexander R., Jr. Nininger.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Gainesville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 70Number of bridges
  • 1,204ft / 367mTotal length
  • $232,329,000Total costs
  • 915,310Total average daily traffic
  • 15,862Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,012,710Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Gainesville, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 91950-1959
  • 211960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 151980-1989
  • 121990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Gainesville, GA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Gainesville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 373 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Gainesville, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 471 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gainesville)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Gainesville)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 130 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 20 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED55$124,80872$189,387364$204,68116$73,5371$1,282,19089$178,5975$77,508
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$159,3554$344,49833$156,4663$58,9330$06$185,5481$24,350
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$107,94415$161,214153$178,52411$47,3912$485,00015$158,9683$78,390
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$119,6339$171,837104$179,8772$103,9100$06$134,8100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$109,3401$442,31032$187,0570$00$02$89,1850$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed mortgage data for all 13 tracts in Gainesville, GA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 20 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$211,58110$163,5790$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$212,3809$147,2861$185,330
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$170,2653$175,4230$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$257,1900$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$141,5800$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Gainesville, GA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Gainesville, GA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 422. The highest number of fires - 731 took place in 2007, and the least - 151 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Gainesville, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (44.5%), and Structure Fires (36.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Gainesville, GA
    • 3,19344.5%Outside Fires
    • 2,62936.6%Structure Fires
    • 1,31718.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 370.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gainesville, GA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Gainesville, Georgia:

  • Guesthouse Inn And Suites, 520 Queen City Pkwy, Gainesville, Georgia 30501 , Phone: (770) 535-8100, Fax: (770) 536-6089
  • Holiday Inn Lanier Centre Hotel, 400 E E Butler Pkwy, Gainesville, Georgia 30501 , Phone: (770) 531-0907, Fax: (770) 531-0788
  • Sun Suites of Gainesville, 1115 Jesse Jewell ,Pkwy SW, Gainesville, Georgia 30501 , Phone: (770) 533-9433, Fax: (770) 503-9380
  • Country Hearth Inn And Suites, 766 Jesse Jewell Pkwy, Gainesville, Georgia 30501 , Phone: (770) 287-3205, Fax: (770) 287-8837
  • Quality Inn & Suites Gainesville Conference Center, 726 Jesse Jewell Pkwy SW, Gainesville, Georgia 30501 , Phone: (770) 536-4451, Fax: (770) 538-2880
  • Super 8, 541 Doresey St, Gainesville, Georgia 30501 , Phone: (770) 533-9009, Fax: (770) 533-9082
  • Hilton Garden Inn, 1735 Browns Bridge Rd, Gainesville, Georgia 30501 , Phone: (770) 532-3396, Fax: (770) 532-3936
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites, 1755 Browns Bridge Rd, Gainesville, Georgia 30501 , Phone: (678) 971-4670, Fax: (678) 971-4671
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Gainesville, 1189 Dawsonville Hwy NW, Gainesville, Georgia 30501 , Phone: (800) 465-4329
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Gainesville, Georgia
Most common first names in Gainesville, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James52170.1 years
William43474.0 years
John41373.8 years
Mary39578.3 years
Robert29771.1 years
George19372.7 years
Charles18570.2 years
Willie15772.6 years
Annie13779.8 years
Henry13373.2 years
Most common last names in Gainesville, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith35974.8 years
Martin21475.6 years
Jones15074.1 years
Williams14874.3 years
Brown14373.9 years
Wilson12775.0 years
Johnson9975.9 years
Davis9875.5 years
Adams9475.1 years
Miller9276.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Gainesville, GA
  • 49.5%Utility gas
  • 48.1%Electricity
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Gainesville, GA
  • 75.2%Electricity
  • 24.3%Utility gas
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used


Gainesville compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Gainesville on our top lists:

  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a taxi to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in halfway houses (population 1,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere (population 1,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute into (largest positive percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting) (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
There are 167 pilots and 72 other airmen in this city.
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • James Carlton Bedingfield, Sr. (12)
  • Kurtis L. Maynard (11)
  • Randy Zimler (11)
  • Nabil L. Muhanna (8)
  • Mark A. Gould (8)
  • Paul Canter (8)
  • Patrick W. Bennett (7)
  • Glen R. Harrelson (7)
  • Jeffrey S. Kiel (7)
  • Jeffrey K. Hudgins, Jr. (6)

Total of 310 patent applications in 2008-2020.