Gainesville, VA Profile: Facts & Data

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Gainesville, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Gainesville Census Designated Place had a population of 15,930 as of July 1, 2018. Gainesville ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gainesville is located at latitude 38.7932 and longitude -77.6422 in Prince William County. The formal boundaries for the Gainesville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0.57 sq. miles. Prince William County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 358 feet.

The Gainesville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389822) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.


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Gainesville, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 15,930
Population in Households 15,930
Population in Familes 14,207
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,573
Diversity Index3 69
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $123,427
Average Household Income $151,756
Per Capita Income $48,100

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,260 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,349 (82.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 812 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 98 ( 1.9%)
Median Home Value $455,330
Average Home Value $511,681
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,162
Average Household Size 3.09
Family Households 4,105
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 4.05% 2.47%
Households 3.71% 2.34%
Families 3.72% 2.29%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   2.66%

Gainesville, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gainesville to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 83 86th
Population Density # 173 71st
Diversity Index # 76 88th
Median Household Income # 45 93rd
Per Capita Income # 82 86th

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