Gainesville, MO Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Gainesville, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Gainesville had a population of 778 as of July 1, 2015. Gainesville ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gainesville is located at latitude 36.6063 and longitude -92.4246 in Ozark County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gainesville (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ozark County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 781 feet.

The City of Gainesville has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gainesville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Gainesville, MO Boundary Map

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Gainesville, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 778
Population in Households 741
Population in Familes 585
Population in Group Qrtrs 37
Population Density1 271
Diversity Index2 13
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 363
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 228
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 418 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 228 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 135 (32.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $90,878
Average Home Value $117,140
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $27,437
Average Household Income $38,540
Per Capita Income $16,652
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.12% 0.31%
Households 0.37% 0.44%
Families 2.14% 0.35%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   2.56%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Gainesville, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gainesville to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 419 59th
Population Density1 # 891 14th
Diversity Index2 # 501 52nd
Median Household Income # 967 6th
Per Capita Income # 877 15th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.