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Population (year 2000): 15,538. Estimated population in July 2005: 16,569 (+6.6% change)
Males: 7,272 (46.8%), Females: 8,266 (53.2%)

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Median resident age: 34.1 years
Median household income: $30,571 (year 2000)
Median house value: $56,000 (year 2000)

Gainesville, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Gainesville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (73.7%)
  • Hispanic (17.5%)
  • Other race (9.1%)
  • Black (6.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • American Indian (2.0%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (12.2%), German (11.4%), Irish (8.4%), English (7.5%), Dutch (1.9%), Scottish (1.8%).

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Land area: 17.0 square miles

Gainesville,

For population 25 years and over in Gainesville

  • High school or higher: 72.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gainesville city

  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 57.5%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

10.7% Foreign born (9.2% Latin America).

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


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

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TX Plano, (48.4 miles pop. 222,030).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (62.4 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: TX (5.6 miles Lindsay, Ridge, TX (7.0 miles Oak View, TX (9.6 miles Valley TX (9.9 miles Callisburg, Kiowa, TX (10.1 miles Lake OK (11.4 miles Thackerville, TX (16.2 miles Whitesboro, TX (16.2 miles Muenster,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 23 buildings, average cost: $116,000
  • 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

Latitude: 33.63 N, Longitude: 97.14 W

Area code: 940


Gainesville, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (21.0%), Educational,health and social services (20.2%), Retail trade (12.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,880 (+18.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,119 (64.9%)


 

Crime in Gainesville by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 1 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.4 6.4 0.0
Rapes 2 2 2 1 11 1
    per 100,000 12.9 12.9 12.9 6.4 70.8 6.4
Robberies 5 12 8 13 33 21
    per 100,000 32.2 77.2 51.5 83.7 212.4 135.2
Assaults 27 12 19 118 43 31
    per 100,000 173.8 77.2 122.3 759.4 276.7 199.5
Burglaries 149 141 170 197 248 275
    per 100,000 958.9 907.5 1094.1 1267.9 1596.1 1769.9
Thefts 551 626 698 624 622 952
    per 100,000 3546.1 4028.8 4492.2 4016.0 4003.1 6126.9
Auto thefts 39 50 36 63 78 65
    per 100,000 251.0 321.8 231.7 405.5 502.0 418.3
278.6 294.2 319.9 467.8 465.8 485.5


Average climate in Gainesville, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Gainesville,

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Gainesville-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 207% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/31/1959, a category 3 (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 3 tornado 6.9 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Kevin Mathis - 2005 NFL player (Atlanta Falcons, born: Apr 29, 1974), J.R. Harrison - College basketball player (Rice Owls).


Hospital/medical center in Gainesville:
  • GAINESVILLE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (1016 RITCHEY ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Gainesville:
  • MUENSTER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; MUENSTER, TX)
  • MERCY HEALTH LOVE COUNTY (about 22 miles; MARIETTA, OK)
  • DENTON HOSPITAL (about 28 miles; DENTON, TX)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Gainesville:
  • FORT WORTH ALLIANCE (about 47 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; ID: AFW)
  • DALLAS/FORT WORTH INTERNATIONAL (about 52 miles; DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX; ID: DFW)
  • FORT WORTH MEACHAM INTL (about 58 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; ID: FTW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Gainesville:
  • GAINESVILLE MUNI (about 4 miles; GAINESVILLE, TX; ID: GLE)
  • FREEDOM FIELD (about 7 miles; LINDSAY, TX; ID: 7T0)
  • HAYESPORT (about 14 miles; COLLINSVILLE, TX; ID: 2T4)

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

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 7 $33,471 $57,378 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 20 $32,234 $19,340 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 18 $32,623 $21,748 0 $0
Sewerage 21 $50,597 $28,912 0 $0
Health 3 $9,091 $36,364 0 $0
Airports 2 $5,821 $34,926 1 $2,103
Streets and Highways 24 $49,833 $24,916 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $3,049 $36,588 0 $0
Firefighters 40 $147,545 $44,263 0 $0
Police - Other 13 $30,814 $28,443 1 $863
Police Protection - Officers 37 $120,014 $38,923 0 $0
Financial Administration 10 $16,964 $20,356 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 3 $8,772 $35,088 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3 $7,047 $28,188 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 4 $7,530 $22,590 0 $0
Water Supply 16 $34,988 $26,241 2 $2,075
Totals for Government 222 $590,392 $31,913 4 $5,041


College/University in Gainesville:
  • NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 3,018; Location: 1525 West California; Public; Website: www.nctc.cc.tx.us)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Gainesville:
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS (about 27 miles; DENTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 21,673)
  • TEXAS WOMAN'S UNIVERSITY (about 30 miles; DENTON, TX; FT enrollment: 5,746)
  • GRAYSON COUNTY COLLEGE (about 40 miles; DENISON, TX; FT enrollment: 2,082)
  • COLLIN COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE-CENTRAL PARK (about 44 miles; MCKINNEY, TX; FT enrollment: 7,514)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 51 miles; IRVING, TX; FT enrollment: 2,651)
  • BROOKHAVEN COLLEGE (about 53 miles; FARMERS BRANCH, TX; FT enrollment: 4,711)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT DALLAS (about 54 miles; RICHARDSON, TX; FT enrollment: 7,695)
Public high schools in Gainesville:
  • GAINESVILLE H S (Students: 825; Location: 1201 LINDSAY ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CALLISBURG H S (Students: 374; Location: 148 DOZIER ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Gainesville:
  • EDISON EL (Students: 645; Location: #1 EDISON DR; Grades: PK - 01)
  • W E CHALMERS ELEMENTARY (Students: 634; Location: 1201 LINDSAY ST; Grades: 02 - 04)
  • CALLISBURG EL (Students: 541; Location: 148 DOZIER ST; Grades: PK - 06)
  • ROBERT E LEE INT (Students: 427; Location: 2100 N GRAND AVE; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • GAINESVILLE J H (Students: 401; Location: 421 N DENTON ST; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • GAINESVILLE STATE SCHOOL (Students: 300; Location: 1379 FM 678; Grades: 05 - 12)
  • CALLISBURG MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 189; Location: 148 DOZIER ST; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • WALNUT BEND EL (Students: 85; Location: 47 C R 198; Grades: PK - 08)
  • SIVELLS BEND EL (Students: 80; Location: 1053 CR 403; Grades: PK - 08)
  • GAINESVILLE HEAD START (Students: 51; Location: 912 MULLER; Grades: PK - PK)
Private primary/middle schools in Gainesville:
  • ST MARYS SCHOOL (Students: 176; Location: 931 NORTH WEAVER; Grades: PK - 8)
  • GAINESVILLE CHRISTIAN KINDE (Students: 22; Location: P.O. BOX 716; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Gainesville:
  • COOKE COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $210,808; Location: 200 S WEAVER ST; 63,911 books; 2,629 audio materials; 1,623 video materials; 88 serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Gainesville: Santa Fe Passenger Depot (A), William and Anna Davis House (B), Cloud-Stark House (C), Morton Museum of Cooke County (D).

Churches in Gainesville include: Antioch Baptist Church (A), Church of Christ (B), Faith Temple Church (C), Saint Marys Catholic Church (D), First Church of the Nazarene (E), First Presbyterian Church (F), First United Pentecostal Church (G), Bible Baptist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Rest Haven Memorial Cemetery (1), Fairview Cemetery (2).

Parks in Gainesville include: Leeper Stadium (1), Leonard Park (2), Edison Park (3), Leopard Stadium (4), Moffitt Park (5).


Gainesville compared to Texas state average:
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.


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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.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, 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.)
  • KYNG (950 AM; 10 kW; DENISON-SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • KTBK (1700 AM; 10 kW; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gainesville:
  • KESN (103.3 FM; ALLEN, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KSOC (94.5 FM; GAINESVILLE, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KTCY (104.9 FM; PILOT POINT, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KESS-FM (107.9 FM; LEWISVILLE, TX; Owner: KECS-FM LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KTPW (89.7 FM; SANGER, TX; Owner: RESEARCH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC)
  • 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.)
  • KNTU (88.1 FM; MCKINNEY, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS)
  • K206CD (89.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, TX; Owner: S WESTERN DIABETIC FOUNDATION, 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.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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