Gainesville Information

Gainesville Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Gainesville, TX

General Gainesville Information

State: Texas

County: Cooke County

Close cities: Myra, TX, Muenster, TX, Oak Ridge, TX, Lake Kiowa, TX, Collinsville, TX, Lindsay, TX, Callisburg, TX, Valley View, TX, Whitesboro, TX

Gainesville Population (census data)
Total 16,532 (+5.0% since 2000)
Male 7,737 (46.8%)
Female 8,795 (53.2%)

Population Density: 973 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 77.2 (US Avg is 100)

Land Area: 17.0 square miles

Median Household Income: $35,261

Zip Codes: 76241, and 76240.

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Gainesville Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • 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%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (12.2%)
  • German (11.4%)
  • Irish (8.4%)
  • English (7.5%)
  • Dutch (1.9%)
  • Scottish (1.8%)
Foriegn Born: 1,655 people (10.0%)
  • Latin America (100.0%)

Local Gainesville Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Houston Astros, Texas Rangers
NFL Football: Houston Texans, Dallas Cowboys
NBA Basketball: Dallas Mavericks
NHL Hockey: Dallas Stars
NCAA Sports: , University of North Texas, Southern Methodist University

Gainesville School Information

High Schools
Gainesville High School (1201 Lindsay Street, Gainesville, TX, 76240 - Gainesville ISD District)
Gainesville Junior High (421 N Denton Street, Gainesville, TX, 76240 - Gainesville ISD District)
Elementary Schools
Callisburg Elementary (648 FM 3164, Gainesville, TX, 76240 - Callisburg ISD District)
Edison Elementary (#1 Edison Drive, Gainesville, TX, 76240 - Gainesville ISD District)
Sivells Bend Elementary (17 Miles N FM 1201, Gainesville, TX, 76240 - Sivells Bend ISD District)
W E Chalmers Elementary (1745 FM 3092, Gainesville, TX, 76240 - Gainesville ISD District)
Walnut Bend Elementary (47 C Road 198, Gainesville, TX, 76240 - Walnut Bend ISD District)
Other/Private Schools
Gainesville Alternative Education (800 South Morris, Gainesville, TX, 76240 - Gainesville ISD District)
Gainesville State School (1379 FM 678, Gainesville, TX, 76240 - Gainesville State School District)
Robert E Lee Intermediate (2100 N Grand Avenue, Gainesville, TX, 76240 - Gainesville ISD District)

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