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Gainesville
  • Town in Georgia

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grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Gainesville is a town in Georgia with a population of 41,464. Gainesville is in Hall County. Living in Gainesville offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Gainesville there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Gainesville and residents tend to have moderate political views.

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About Gainesville...
Population
41,464

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$230,700
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$958
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    58%
  • Own
    42%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    275.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    8.8
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    46.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    61.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    304.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,046.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    200.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    24%
    national  11%

Working in Gainesville

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$53,662
National
$64,994

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