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Population in 2012: 16,067 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.4%
 

Males: 7,639  (47.5%)
Females: 8,428  (52.5%)

Median resident age:  32.8 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 76250.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,718 (it was $30,571 in 2000)
Gainesville:

$36,718
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,583

Gainesville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $90,844 (it was $54,500 in 2000)
Gainesville:

$90,844
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $98,704; Detached houses: $99,220; Townhouses or other attached units: $102,743; In 2-unit structures: $121,284; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $57,505; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $189,640; Mobile homes: $81,400

Median gross rent in 2012: $742.

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  • White alone - 9,929 (62.0%)
  • Hispanic - 4,484 (28.0%)
  • Black alone - 825 (5.2%)
  • Two or more races - 357 (2.2%)
  • Asian alone - 214 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 116 (0.7%)
  • Other race alone - 87 (0.5%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Gainesville: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (12.1%), Irish (10.1%), English (8.2%), United States (7.3%), Scotch-Irish (2.2%), Dutch (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 17.0 square miles.

Population density: 945 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Gainesville:

  • High school or higher: 72.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gainesville city:

  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

2,443 residents are foreign born

This city:  15.3%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 30 registered sex offenders living in Gainesville, Texas as of October 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Gainesville to the number of sex offenders is 536 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,643 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,678 (1.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Denton, TX (28.6 miles , pop. 80,537).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Plano, TX (46.1 miles , pop. 222,030).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (61.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Lindsay, TX (2.2 miles ), Callisburg, TX (3.0 miles ), Lake Kiowa, TX (3.0 miles ), Valley View, TX (3.1 miles ), Thackerville, OK (3.4 miles ), Muenster, TX (3.7 miles ), Whitesboro, TX (3.7 miles ), Collinsville, TX (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 20 buildings, average cost: $86,100
  • 1998: 16 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 1999: 23 buildings, average cost: $78,300
  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2001: 24 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $83,100
  • 2003: 36 buildings, average cost: $134,700
  • 2004: 94 buildings, average cost: $63,300
  • 2005: 20 buildings, average cost: $84,600
  • 2006: 17 buildings, average cost: $109,100
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 2008: 38 buildings, average cost: $97,200
  • 2009: 14 buildings, average cost: $73,600
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2012: 25 buildings, average cost: $105,900

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 33.63 N, Longitude: 97.14 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,524 (+22.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,188 (59.5%)

Area code: 940

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Crime rates in Gainesville by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0011012110001
per 100,000 0.00.06.26.20.06.011.76.06.00.00.00.06.2
Rapes 2211118715177227
per 100,000 12.712.66.268.06.148.141.189.8102.142.312.112.243.1
Robberies 1281333211719182312121113
per 100,000 76.350.380.1204.0128.8102.2111.5107.7138.172.572.567.380.1
Assaults 1219118433148102583771405068
per 100,000 76.3119.6727.0265.8190.1288.6598.6347.1222.2429.1241.6306.0419.2
Burglaries 141170197248275299235262205237192210256
per 100,000 896.11069.81213.81532.91686.21798.01379.21567.91231.21432.31159.61285.31578.0
Thefts 626698624622952748608596447552511642675
per 100,000 3978.64392.43844.73844.75837.34497.93568.33566.72684.73336.03086.13929.24160.8
Auto thefts 50366378656753573134354440
per 100,000 317.8226.5388.2482.1398.6402.9311.1341.1186.2205.5211.4269.3246.6
Arson 44212231031135
per 100,000 25.425.212.36.212.312.017.66.00.018.16.079.630.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 298.9321.3461.5486.1470.1482.2478.9470.4392.3395.9304.6363.8456.3

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 52 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.34
Texas average:

1.95

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Gainesville, Texas accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.8%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +917 (+6.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Gainesville-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 265% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/31/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.9 miles away from the Gainesville city center injured 16 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/6/1955, a category F3 tornado 6.2 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gainesville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 81.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.3 miles away from Gainesville center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 82.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/8/2004 at 00:15:09, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 42.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/2006 at 22:13:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 43.9 miles away from Gainesville center
On 12/17/1992 at 07:18:04, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cooke County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Fires: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Jake Roberts - Professional wrestler, Frank Buck (animal collector) - Radio personality, Chuck Curtis - Football player and coach, Gene Austin - Singer and songwriter, Kevin Mathis - 2005 NFL player (Atlanta Falcons, born: Apr 29, 1974), Red Steagall - Country singer-songwriter, Darcel McBath - Football player, Rita Carewe - Film actor, Dan McFarlan - Baseball player, J.R. Harrison - College basketball player (Rice Owls).


Hospitals/medical centers in Gainesville:

  • THE DIALYSIS COTTAGE LLC (Dialysis Facility, 1902 HOSPTIAL BLVD, SUITE D)
  • NTMC HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 1615 HOSPITAL BLVD SUITE B)
  • NORTH TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 1900 HOSPITAL BLVD)
  • FRONTIER MANOR (Nursing Home, 1907 REFINERY RD)
  • GAINESVILLE CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, 1900 O'NEAL ST)
  • GAINESVILLE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, 1016 RITCHEY STREET)
  • OAK TREE LODGE (Nursing Home, HWY 51 BLACKHILLS RD)
  • PECAN TREE REHAB AND HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1900 E CALIFORNIA ST)
  • RENAISSANCE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1400 BLACKSHILL DR)
  • RIVER VALLEY HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 1907 REFINERY RD)

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Airports and heliports located in Gainesville:


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Amtrak station:

GAINESVILLE (605 E. CALIFORNIA ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible.

Local government website: www.gainesvilletx.us

College/University in Gainesville:

  • North Central Texas College (Full-time enrollment: 3,709; Location: 1525 W California Street; Public; Website: www.nctc.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Gainesville:

  • Texas Woman's University (about 29 miles; Denton, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,446)
  • University of North Texas (about 29 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 24,158)
  • Grayson County College (about 30 miles; Denison, TX; FT enrollment: 2,340)
  • Collin County Community College District (about 47 miles; Plano, TX; FT enrollment: 9,675)
  • DeVry University-Texas (about 49 miles; Irving, TX; FT enrollment: 2,294)
  • The University of Texas at Dallas (about 51 miles; Richardson, TX; FT enrollment: 10,442)
  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 51 miles; Durant, OK; FT enrollment: 3,111)

Public high schools in Gainesville:

Public elementary/middle schools in Gainesville:

Private elementary/middle school in Gainesville:

  • ST MARYS SCHOOL (Students: 179; Location: 931 N WEAVER ST; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Gainesville, map of school districts: GAINESVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Gainesville:

  • COOKE COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $348,273; Location: 200 S WEAVER ST; 72,716 books; 36 e-books; 1,227 audio materials; 2,756 video materials; 25 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 58 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Gainesville Memorial Hospital is no longer in operation. It has been replaced by North Texas Medical Center at 1700 Hospital Blvd.

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Notable locations in Gainesville: Santa Fe Passenger Depot (A), Gainesville Fire Department Station 2 (B), Gainesville Fire Department Station 3 (C), Gainesville Fire Department Station 1 (D), Morton Museum of Cooke County (E), Cooke County Emergency Medical Service (F), Cloud-Stark House (G), William and Anna Davis House (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Gainesville include: House of Prayer Assembly of God Church (A), First United Pentecostal Church (B), Mission United Methodist Church (C), Jehovahs Witnesses Church (D), First Church of the Nazarene (E), Trinity Temple Church of God in Christ (F), Harvest Time Church of God (G), Muller Street Church of Christ (H), Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Rest Haven Memorial Cemetery (1), Fairview Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Gainesville include: Moffitt Park (1), Leonard Park (2), Leeper Stadium (3), Leopard Stadium (4), Edison Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Dr Haunt Productions (2235 North Interstate 35) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Best Western Southwinds (2103 N Interstate 35) (1), Budget Host Inn (1900 North Interstate 35) (2), Bed & Bath Inn (2000 North Interstate 35) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Cooke County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.2. This is about average.
City:

27.2
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.1. This is about average. There were 18 monitors within city limits.
City:

24.1
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 17.3. This is better than average. There were 25 monitors within city limits.
City:

17.3
U.S.:

24.2
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.14. This is about average. There were 36 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.14
U.S.:

9.59
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00248. This is significantly better than average. There were 6 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.00248
U.S.:

0.06353

Drinking water stations with addresses in Gainesville and their reported violations in the past:

BACK FORTY UTILITY 1 (Population served: 315, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2003 and OCT-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-18-2004), St Compliance achieved (OCT-27-2004)
  • One minor monitoring violation
MOSSLAKE COMMUNITY STORE (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between AUG-2003 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Notification, Public - Between JUL-2002 and SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.5%
(20.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.3% for Black residents, 30.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.5% for American Indian residents, 26.1% for other race residents, 15.2% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.8%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.5%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Gainesville, TX

275 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
112 people in college/university student housing in 2010

People in group quarters in Gainesville in 2000:

  • 298 people in nursing homes
  • 85 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 58 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 43 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Gainesville compared to Texas state average:

Gainesville, Texas environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Banks with branches in Gainesville (2011 data):

  • First State Bank: North Texas Branch, Www.F-S-b.com Branch, Lake Kiowa Branch, at 801 East California Street. Info updated 2008/05/16: Bank assets: $576.6 mil, Deposits: $503.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Red River Bancorp, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Gainesville Wal-Mart Branch at 1800 Lawrence Street, branch established on 2006/09/30. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • Prosperity Bank: Gainesville Branch at 100 East California Street, branch established on 1933/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $9,816.2 mil, Deposits: $8,064.8 mil, headquarters in El Campo, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Prosperity Bancshares, Inc.
  • American Bank of Texas: Gainesville-Broadway Branch at 101 East Broadway, branch established on 1926/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,140.3 mil, Deposits: $954.9 mil, headquarters in Sherman, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: North American Bancshares, Inc.
  • Landmark Bank, National Association: Gainesville Branch at 1112 East California Street, branch established on 2007/04/05. Info updated 2011/09/28: Bank assets: $1,675.9 mil, Deposits: $1,490.4 mil, headquarters in Columbia, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 38 total offices, Holding Company: Landrum Company
  • Muenster State Bank: Msb Gainesville Banking Center at 1601 West Highway 82, branch established on 2007/03/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $157.8 mil, Deposits: $128.8 mil, headquarters in Muenster, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • Citibank, National Association: 1000 North Grand Branch at 1000 North Grand, branch established on 1927/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Gainesville, Texas:

  • Quality Inn, 600 Medal Of Honor Blvd, Gainesville, TX 76240 , Phone: (940) 665-8800, Fax: (940) 665-8709
  • Super 8, 1936 Ih-35, Gainesville, TX 76240 , Phone: (940) 665-5599, Fax: (940) 665-4266
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 4325 N Interstate 35, Gainesville, TX 76240 , Phone: (940) 612-4300, Fax: (940) 612-4301
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites, 4201 N Interstate 35, Gainesville, TX 76240 , Phone: (940) 665-5700, Fax: (940) 668-2200
  • Comfort Suites, 1715 N I - 35, Gainesville, TX 76240 , Phone: (940) 665-5000
  • Holiday Inn Express, 320 N I-35, Gainesville, TX 76240 , Phone: (940) 665-0505, Fax: (940) 665-8828
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 3019 East Hwy 82, Gainesville, TX 76240 , Phone: (940) 668-6441, Fax: (940) 668-6510
  • Days Inn Gainesville, 1701 N I-35, Gainesville, TX 76240 , Phone: (940) 665-5555, Fax: (940) 665-5555
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Gainesville, Texas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Gainesville travel time to work - commute


Gainesville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (54%)
  • Electricity (44%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Gainesville city (based on Cooke County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.69%
Here60.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristAmerican Baptist Association
Adherents39.7%37.0%7.5%5.3%2.1%
Congregations40.3%6.5%11.3%14.5%3.2%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Assemblies of GodChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents1.6%1.5%1.1%0.8%3.3%
Congregations1.6%1.6%4.8%4.8%11.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Cooke County:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Cooke County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Cooke County:

6.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
Here:

8.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.6%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Cooke County:

27.8%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.2%
State:

15.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 10$30,684$36,8210$0
Other Government Administration 15$60,068$48,0540$0
Judicial and Legal 4$14,360$43,0800$0
Police Protection - Officers 38$166,320$52,5221$762
Police - Other 12$35,092$35,0920$0
Firefighters 37$163,367$52,9840$0
Fire - Other 1$3,742$44,9040$0
Streets and Highways 12$32,991$32,9910$0
Airports 2$8,424$50,5440$0
Solid Waste Management 17$43,950$31,0240$0
Sewerage 9$20,681$27,5750$0
Parks and Recreation 19$46,392$29,3002$1,725
Water Supply 22$62,284$33,9730$0
Other and Unallocable 17$43,616$30,7881$279
Totals for Government 215$731,971$40,8544$2,766

Gainesville government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $300,000 ($18.67)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,687,000 ($167.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,250,000 ($140.04)
    Fire Protection: $2,148,000 ($133.69)
    Water Utilities: $1,729,000 ($107.61)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,301,000 ($80.97)
    Sewerage: $1,176,000 ($73.19)
    Regular Highways: $954,000 ($59.38)
    General - Other: $937,000 ($58.32)
    Air Transportation: $614,000 ($38.21)
    Housing & Community Development: $591,000 ($36.78)
    Central Staff Services: $495,000 ($30.81)
    Financial Administration: $408,000 ($25.39)
    Parking Facilities: $233,000 ($14.50)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $196,000 ($12.20)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $132,000 ($8.22)
    General Public Buildings: $99,000 ($6.16)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $646,000 ($40.21)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $384,000 ($23.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $112,000 ($6.97)
    Police Protection: $77,000 ($4.79)
    Sewerage: $72,000 ($4.48)
    Water Utilities: $67,000 ($4.17)
    Financial Administration: $48,000 ($2.99)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($0.37)
    Air Transportation: $6,000 ($0.37)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,159,000 ($445.57)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $368,000 ($22.90)

Gainesville government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $855,000 ($53.21)
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,585,000 ($160.89)
    Sewerage: $1,817,000 ($113.09)
    Parks & Recreation: $265,000 ($16.49)
    All Other: $221,000 ($13.75)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $286,000 ($17.80)
    All Other: $18,000 ($1.12)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $917,000 ($57.07)
    Property Sale Other: $318,000 ($19.79)
    Interest Earnings: $202,000 ($12.57)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,333,000 ($145.20)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $3,441,000 ($214.17)
    Property: $3,153,000 ($196.24)
    Public Utilities: $1,254,000 ($78.05)
    Other Selective Sales: $184,000 ($11.45)
    NEC: $107,000 ($6.66)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $19,000 ($1.18)

Gainesville government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $11,179,000 ($695.77)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $18,359,000 ($1142.65)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $5,814,000 ($361.86)
    Water Utilities: $1,996,000 ($124.23)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $22,191,000 ($1381.15)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $12,383,000 ($770.71)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,982,000 ($123.36)
    Water Utilities: $792,000 ($49.29)

Gainesville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $5,524,000 ($343.81)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,861,000 ($115.83)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $372,000 ($23.15)

7.79% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,208 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.79%
Texas average:

8.37%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Denton County, TX  1.71% ($39,065 average AGI)
from Grayson County, TX  0.93% ($29,222)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.48% ($48,483)


7.97% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,999 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.97%
Texas average:

7.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Denton County, TX  2.17% ($48,380 average AGI)
to Grayson County, TX  1.02% ($40,023)
to Dallas County, TX  0.45% ($34,912)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gainesville:

  • KGAF (1580 AM; 0 kW; GAINESVILLE, TX; Owner: FIRST IV MEDIA, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KYNG (950 AM; 10 kW; DENISON-SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KTNO (1440 AM; 12 kW; DENTON, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTBK (1700 AM; 10 kW; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gainesville:

  • KESN (103.3 FM; ALLEN, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KTCY (104.9 FM; PILOT POINT, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSOC (94.5 FM; GAINESVILLE, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KTPW (89.7 FM; SANGER, TX; Owner: RESEARCH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC)
  • KESS-FM (107.9 FM; LEWISVILLE, TX; Owner: KECS-FM LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KNOR (93.7 FM; HEALDTON, OK; Owner: AM & PM BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KMEO (96.7 FM; FLOWER MOUND, TX; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKDL (106.7 FM; MUENSTER, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KZMP-FM (101.7 FM; AZLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRNB (105.7 FM; DECATUR, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KDKR (91.3 FM; DECATUR, TX; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KHCK-FM (99.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: KHCK-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KWRD-FM (100.7 FM; HIGHLAND VILLAGE, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KHYI (95.3 FM; HOWE, TX; Owner: METRO BROADCASTERS - TEXAS, INC.)
  • KPLX (99.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KPLX LICO, INC.)
  • K206CD (89.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, TX; Owner: S WESTERN DIABETIC FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KNTU (88.1 FM; MCKINNEY, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS)
  • KTDK (104.1 FM; SANGER, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KPFC (91.9 FM; CALLISBURG, TX; Owner: CAMP SWEENEY)

TV broadcast stations around Gainesville:

  • KXII (Channel 12; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KXII LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KLDT (Channel 55; LAKE DALLAS, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING OF DALLAS, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Gainesville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Gainesville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 163 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Gainesville, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 94 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gainesville)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 69 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Gainesville)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 231
  • Hazardous Condition: 214
  • Service Call: 9
  • Good Intent Call: 8

Incident types - Gainesville


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gainesville, TX

Most common first names in Gainesville, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary20479.9 years
William19775.9 years
James19673.3 years
John18576.2 years
Robert12972.8 years
George9875.1 years
Charles7773.4 years
Ruby6680.4 years
Willie6579.0 years
Dorothy6575.8 years
Most common last names in Gainesville, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12075.8 years
Johnson8075.2 years
Jones6876.0 years
Davis6777.1 years
Brown5975.6 years
Moore5374.0 years
Wilson5077.7 years
Miller4679.7 years
Ward3777.8 years
Williams3679.6 years
Businesses in Gainesville, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2La Quinta1
Applebee's1La-Z-Boy1
Arby's1Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Blockbuster1Payless1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Suites1RadioShack1
Cracker Barrel1Rue211
Curves1SAS Shoes1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In2
DressBarn1Safeway1
FedEx4Starbucks1
GameStop1Subway1
Gap1Super 81
Goodwill2T-Mobile2
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul2
Home Depot1UPS4
IHOP1Vons1
Jack In The Box1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
Browse common businesses in Gainesville, TX

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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Robert W. Trimble (9)
  • Ken Mcdonald (2)
  • Donald E. Mckinley (2)
  • Douglas Edwards (2)
  • Paul Bentley (2)
  • Cory Enderby (1)
  • Robert Bloom (1)
  • Darryll Duane Weeden (1)
  • Patrick Lee (1)
  • Wyndon Kyle Nix (1)

Total of 25 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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