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0.31% growth
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9.2% growth
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2.24% growth
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0.95% growth

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The economy of Gainesville, TX employs 7,632 people. The economy of Gainesville, TX is specialized in Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction; Arts, Entertainment, Recreation; and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, which employ respectively 11.99; 3.14; and 1.64 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Gainesville, TX are Manufacturing (1,150), Accommodation & Food Service (987), and Retail trade (978), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($46,096), Transportation & Warehousing ($38,380), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting ($33,750).

Median household income in Gainesville, TX is $42,633. Males in Gainesville, TX have an average income that is 1.59 times higher than the average income of females, which is $35,743. The income inequality of Gainesville, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.443 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Gainesville, TX. In Cooke County, TX the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 26 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $11,645. Newton County, TX has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Texas.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Gainesville, TX is from the county of Cooke County, TX.

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Gainesville, TX is home to a population of 16,169 people, from which 88.4% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Gainesville, TX is composed of 9,873 White residents (61.1%), 4,565 Hispanic residents (28.2%), 884 Black residents (5.47%), 492 Two+ residents (3.04%), and 223 Asian residents (1.38%). The most common foreign languages in Gainesville, TX are Spanish (3,476 speakers), Gujarati (57 speakers), and Hungarian (41 speakers), but compared to other places, Gainesville, TX has a relative high number of Hungarian (41 speakers), Gujarati (57 speakers), and Spanish (3,476 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Gainesville, TX awarded 1,140 degrees. The student population of Gainesville, TX is skewed towards females, with 393 male students and 747 female students. Most students in Gainesville, TX are White (778 and 68.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (197 and 17.3%), Black or African American (75 and 6.58%), and Two or more races (35 and 3.07%). The largest universities in Gainesville, TX by number of graduates are North Central Texas College (1,140 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Gainesville, TX are General Studies (676 and 59.3%), Registered Nursing (64 and 5.61%), and Petroleum Technology (35 and 3.07%). The median tuition costs in Gainesville, TX are N/A for private four year colleges, and N/A and N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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The median property value in Gainesville, TX is $95,500, which is 0.47 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $94,600 to $95,500, a 0.95% increase. The homeownership rate of Gainesville, TX is 56.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Gainesville, TX have an average commute time of 19.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Gainesville, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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