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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Crime & Safety
    A-
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    A
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    B-
Gainesboro is a town in Tennessee with a population of 784. Gainesboro is in Jackson County. Living in Gainesboro offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Gainesboro and residents tend to be conservative.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$84,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$328
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    46%
  • Own
    54%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    0
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    106.4
    500.1
  • Theft
    319.1
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    106.4
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    24%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    29%
    13%

Working in Gainesboro

Jobs
A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$27,188
National
$55,322
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Gainesboro Reviews

2 reviews
Gainesboro is a friendly little town, home to great restaurants and cute shops. Surrounded by mountains, there is no lack of beautiful scenery.
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Very quiet living and extremely small town. Everyone knows everyone if you grew up there. The restaurants here are great and most of the people are very friendly to speak to.