Gainesville, Virginia

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Population in 2010: 11,481. Population change since 2000: +162.0%
Males: 5,996  (52.2%)
Females: 5,485  (47.8%)
Median resident age:  33.4 years
Virginia median age:  37.6 years

Zip codes: 20137, 20155.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $123,578 (it was $76,300 in 2000)
Gainesville:

$123,578
VA:

$62,666

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $43,772 (it was $35,196 in 2000)

Gainesville CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $431,464 (it was $186,900 in 2000)
Gainesville:

$431,464
VA:

$239,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $334,569; Detached houses: $379,674; Townhouses or other attached units: $249,461; In 2-unit structures: $243,497; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $173,121; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $197,123; Mobile homes: $34,304

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,689.

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  • Races in Gainesville, VA (2013)

    Gainesville races chart
    • 7,52560.3%White alone
    • 1,44911.6%Black alone
    • 1,42911.4%Hispanic
    • 1,29210.3%Asian alone
    • 5534.4%Two or more races
    • 480.4%American Indian alone
    • 200.2%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Gainesville: 133.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (10.5%), Irish (10.0%), English (8.1%), Arab (5.4%), United States (4.7%), Polish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 353 feet

Land area: 9.72 square miles.

Population density: 1,182 people per square mile   (low).

Gainesville,VA real estate house value index trend

Gainesville, Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Gainesville:

  • High school or higher: 94.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 50.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gainesville CDP:

  • Never married: 23.6%
  • Now married: 64.9%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 6.2%

2,302 residents are foreign born (4.9% Latin America, 2.0% Africa).

This place:

18.4%
Virginia:

11.5%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Gainesville, Virginia as of May 25, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Gainesville to the number of sex offenders is 11,481 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $4,158 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $4,200 (1.0%)

Gainesville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dale City, VA (18.1 miles , pop. 55,971).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (33.7 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (156.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Haymarket, VA (1.2 miles ), Linton Hall, VA (1.9 miles ), Bull Run, VA (2.3 miles ), New Baltimore, VA (2.5 miles ), Sudley, VA (2.6 miles ), West Gate, VA (2.6 miles ), Nokesville, VA (2.7 miles ), Loch Lomond, VA (2.7 miles ).

Latitude: 38.79 N, Longitude: 77.62 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 703

Gainesville household income distribution Gainesville home values distribution

Property values in Gainesville, VA

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.8%
Virginia:

4.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (19%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Gainesville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Gainesville, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Gainesville-area historical tornado activity is above Virginia state average. It is 1% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/24/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.4 miles away from the Gainesville place center injured 2 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 tornado 29.2 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gainesville-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 84.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 237.3 miles away from Gainesville center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 135.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 269.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 76.0 miles away from Gainesville center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 136.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Prince William County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gainesville topographic map

Birthplace of: John Carter (sound engineer) - Sound engineer.

Hospitals and medical centers in Gainesville:

  • GAINESVILLE HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (7501 HERITAGE VILLAGE PLAZA)
  • FMC - HERITAGE HUNT (7001 HERITAGE VILLAGE PLAZA)
  • HAYMARKET DIALYSIS (14664 GAP WAY #2268)

Amtrak stations near Gainesville:

  • 9 miles: MANASSAS (9500 WEST ST.) . Services: public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: WARRENTON (RTS. 29/15/17 SOUTH) - Bus Station . Services: public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking.
  • 15 miles: DULLES INTERNATIONAL AP'T (HERNDON, DULLES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gainesville:

  • George Mason University (about 18 miles; Fairfax, VA; Full-time enrollment: 26,002)
  • Stratford University (about 18 miles; Fairfax, VA; FT enrollment: 2,570)
  • Northern Virginia Community College (about 21 miles; Annandale, VA; FT enrollment: 35,721)
  • Medtech Institute (about 25 miles; Falls Church, VA; FT enrollment: 2,900)
  • Marymount University (about 28 miles; Arlington, VA; FT enrollment: 3,361)
  • Strayer University-Virginia (about 30 miles; Arlington, VA; FT enrollment: 7,005)
  • American University (about 31 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 9,850)

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Notable locations in Gainesville: Gainesville Business Park (A), Camp Glenkirk (B), Gainesville Volunteer Fire and Rescue Station 4 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Gainesville include: Buckland Pentecostal Church (A), Gainesville United Methodist Church (B), Mount Pleasant Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Lake Manassas (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: North Fork Broad Run (A), Catharpin Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Prince William County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 69.6. This is about average.

City:

69.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2008 was 0.413. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.413
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 4.95. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.95
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 2.69. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.69
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 17.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.45. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.45
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 3.2%
(2.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.2% for Black residents, 6.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 1.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.0 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  79.5%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.4%
Whole state:  5.7%

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

Gainesville, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Gainesville (2011 data):

  • Capital One, National Association: Madison Crescent/Gainesville Branch at 8092 Crescent Park Dr, branch established on 2009/07/30; Virginia Gateway Branch at 13236 Gateway Center Dr, branch established on 2009/07/30. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Gainesville Branch at 7681 Linton Hall Rd., branch established on 2000/10/16. 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
  • SunTrust Bank: Stonewall Branch at 8170 Stonewall Shops Sq, branch established on 2005/05/16. 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.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Gainesville @ Giant Branch at 7575 Linton Hall Road, branch established on 2009/04/22. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Bank of America, National Association: Gainesville Square Branch at 14752 Lee Highway, branch established on 2008/06/30. 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
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Gainesville Branch at 7591 Somerset Crossing Drive, branch established on 2004/02/23. 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
  • Virginia Heritage Bank: Gainesville Branch at 7905 Heritage Village Plaza, branch established on 2007/03/14. Info updated 2011/02/16: Bank assets: $578.1 mil, Deposits: $491.7 mil, headquarters in Fairfax, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • The Middleburg Bank: Gainesville Branch at 8190 Stonewall Shops Square, branch established on 2010/10/20. Info updated 2008/09/23: Bank assets: $1,186.8 mil, Deposits: $931.5 mil, headquarters in Middleburg, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Middleburg Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Virginia average:

12.3

Gainesville travel time to work - commute Gainesville mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Gainesville CDP (based on Prince William County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic59,5516
Evangelical Protestant36,833131
Other23,21422
Mainline Protestant18,64429
Black Protestant6,92610
None256,834-
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: 64
Prince William County:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 43
Prince William County:

1.20 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 92
Prince William County:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 197
Here:

5.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.7%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Prince William County:

28.2%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

25.9%
State:

18.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Gainesville:

50.4%
Virginia:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Gainesville:

47.9%
Virginia:

47.8%

Average BMI:
Gainesville:

28.6
Virginia:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.7%
Virginia:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.5%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Gainesville:

6.8
Virginia:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.1%
Virginia:

33.7%

General health condition:
This city:

57.6%
Virginia:

56.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.8%
Virginia:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gainesville, VA Residents

10.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($54,289 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.67%
Virginia average:

9.34%

0.24% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,401 average AGI)
Prince William County:

0.24%
Virginia average:

0.21%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Fairfax County, VA  2.88% ($58,754 average AGI)
from Manassas city, VA  0.53% ($40,535)
from Alexandria city, VA  0.46% ($58,700)


9.16% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($53,894 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.16%
Virginia average:

9.20%

0.21% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,620 average AGI)
Prince William County:

0.21%
Virginia average:

0.20%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Fairfax County, VA  1.70% ($51,918 average AGI)
to Manassas city, VA  0.56% ($39,715)
to Stafford County, VA  0.54% ($50,504)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gainesville:

  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKDV (1460 AM; 5 kW; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPRZ (1250 AM; 5 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: PRAISE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WDCT (1310 AM; 5 kW; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, LTD.)
  • WKDL (730 AM; 8 kW; ALEXANDRIA, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALEXANDRIA LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gainesville:

  • WPER (89.9 FM; CULPEPER, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO INC.)
  • WTOP-FM (107.7 FM; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBPS-FM (94.3 FM; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF WARRENTON LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WINC-FM (92.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • W228BA (93.5 FM; LEESBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • W243AF (96.5 FM; FLINT HILL, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WJZW (105.9 FM; WOODBRIDGE, VA; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WMXH-FM (105.7 FM; LURAY, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • WMZQ-FM (98.7 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCUL (103.1 FM; CULPEPER, VA; Owner: JOYNER LICENSE, INC.)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WTRM (91.3 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: TIMBER RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Gainesville:

  • WNVT (Channel 53; GOLDVEIN, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • W42BE (Channel 42; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: FAIRFAX LOW POWER CO.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 105m344ftTotal length
  • $1,098,000Total costs
  • 334,330Total average daily traffic
  • 18,744Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 11950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 82000-2009
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Gainesville, VA
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED104$336,71172$295,793254$313,1886$119,3439$237,053
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$329,9406$321,14718$324,2390$01$200,390
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$283,3738$264,99076$360,0635$82,8783$262,497
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN12$346,67013$340,21562$354,6561$140,0803$293,677
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$410,3501$388,97014$376,5350$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9014.05 , 9015.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$285,3748$359,669
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$355,7544$416,325
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$300,3251$419,930
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$314,9001$414,820
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$375,5900$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9014.05 , 9015.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

PEV`S PAINTBALL (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Gainesville, Virginia:

  • Hampton Inn, 7300 Atlas Walk Way, Gainesville, Virginia 20155 , Phone: (703) 753-1500
  • Value Place Gainesville, 14141 Daves Store Ln, Gainesville, Virginia 20155 , Phone: (703) 753-1664, Fax: (703) 753-9885
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Gainesville, Virginia
Most common first names in Gainesville, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert2774.7 years
John1873.6 years
Charles1773.2 years
Mary1777.6 years
James1376.0 years
William1174.1 years
Helen984.7 years
Virginia778.6 years
Thomas773.5 years
Elizabeth779.9 years
Most common last names in Gainesville, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson576.0 years
Jones472.5 years
Carter486.0 years
Burke473.5 years
Miller474.2 years
Thompson480.8 years
Kennedy368.0 years
Lee382.7 years
Johnson375.3 years
Fields382.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Gainesville, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3Lowe's1
AT&T2MasterBrand Cabinets2
Bed Bath & Beyond1McDonald's1
Buffalo Wild Wings1New Balance2
CVS1Nike3
Chick-Fil-A1Panera Bread1
Chico's1PetSmart1
Chipotle1Pier 1 Imports1
Circle K1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Cold Stone Creamery1Quiznos1
DHL1Rite Aid1
Decora Cabinetry2Ruby Tuesday1
Dunkin Donuts1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx5Staples1
GameStop1Starbucks3
Giant1Subway4
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hilton1Target1
IHOP1Toys"R"Us1
JoS. A. Bank1U-Haul1
Justice1UPS6
KFC1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1

Gainesville compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Gainesville on our top lists:

  • #13 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median household income and median resident age less than 35"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Afghanistan (population 500+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 100 cities with newest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Barbados (population 500+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Iraq (population 500+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Total of 181 patent applications in 2008-2016.