Gainesville, Georgia

Population 34,331

Gainesville is located in Hall County, GA. The population is 34,331, making Gainesville the largest city in Hall County.

There are 31 public schools in Gainesville with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Gainesville is low , and there are 136 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Gainesville is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Gainesville property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Gainesville include Oakwood, Flowery Branch and Talmo.

Gainesville Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 29.9%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 48.3%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 21.8%

Crime Rate

55.36% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 114
  • Violent Crimes: 65
  • Robbery: 16
  • Burglary: 122
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 805

Registered Offenders

59.84% Higher than national avg.
  • 136 offenders in Gainesville
  • 39.61 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

355 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 29
  • Superfunds: 6
  • Tanks & Spills: 320


Low 1.8%
  • Georgia unemployment average: 2.7%
  • National unemployment average: 3.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

31 Public Schools view public schools

There are 31 K-12 public schools in Gainesville, GA and 5 private schools. Homefacts rates Gainesville's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

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Crime view details

136 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$390,000 compared to December 1969
Median Sales Price
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Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

259 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Gainesville, GA issued 259 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 259 permits, 253 were issued for single family homes and 6 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Gainesville, GA issued 206 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $858
  • 1 Bedroom: $919
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,048
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,364
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,547

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Environmental Hazards

355 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (409/421)
    Gainesville, GA has 97.15% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Gainesville, GA is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.57 Average
    Gainesville, GA is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 41.63°
  • February 44.68°
  • March 52.75°
  • April 61.72°
  • May 70.41°
  • June 77.74°
  • July 79.32°
  • August 78.48°
  • September 72.63°
  • October 61.17°
  • November 51.73°
  • December 45.57°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Gainesville, GA

Gainesville, GA has a low risk of earthquakes.
Gainesville, GA has no risk of hurricanes.
Gainesville, GA has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Gainesville, GA has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Gainesville, GA: $40,321


Unemployment in Gainesville is 1.8%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 2.7% and 3.6% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 58.27%
White Collar - 41.73%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Nathan Deal
  • Sen. Johnny Isakson
  • Sen. David Perdue

City Representatives

  • Doug Collins

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

49 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

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