Gainesboro, TN Population

By | June 28, 2019

Population: 879. Estimated population in 2021: 859 (-2.3% change)
Males: 358 (40.7%), Females: 521 (59.3%)

Jackson County

Zip code: 38562

Median resident age: 51.0 years
Median household income: $19,861
Median house value: $67,400

Races in Gainesboro:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.1%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (43.0%), English (9.2%), Irish (8.0%), German (3.6%), Italian (1.7%), French (1.0%).

Elevation: 565 feet

Land area: 1.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Gainesboro

  • High school or higher: 49.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gainesboro town

  • Never married: 20.5%
  • Now married: 45.6%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 23.1%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

1.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -231 (-20.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Gainesboro:

  • COOKVILLE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 16 miles; COOKEVILLE, TN)
  • CUMBERLAND RIVER HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; CELINA, TN)
  • CARTHAGE GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; CARTHAGE, TN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Gainesboro:

  • SMYRNA (about 65 miles; SMYRNA, TN; Abbreviation: MQY)
  • BOWLING GREEN-WARREN COUNTY RGNL (about 67 miles; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Abbreviation: BWG)
  • NASHVILLE INTL (about 72 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Abbreviation: BNA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Gainesboro:

  • JACKSON COUNTY (about 3 miles; GAINESBORO, TN; Abbreviation: 1A7)
  • UPPER CUMBERLAND RGNL (about 24 miles; SPARTA, TN; Abbreviation: SRB)
  • TOMPKINSVILLE-MONROE COUNTY (about 25 miles; TOMPKINSVILLE, KY; Abbreviation: TZV)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gainesboro:

  • TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; COOKEVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 7,204)
  • VOLUNTEER STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 56 miles; GALLATIN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 4,215)
  • MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 64 miles; MURFREESBORO, TN; Full-time enrollment: 16,617)
  • WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 72 miles; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Full-time enrollment: 12,806)
  • MOTLOW STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 80 miles; Tullahoma, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,256)
  • VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY (about 80 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 9,823)
  • DAVID LIPSCOMB UNIVERSITY (about 80 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,260)

Schools

Public high school in Gainesboro:

  • JACKSON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 452; Location: 190 BLUE DEVIL LN; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Gainesboro:

  • JACKSON COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 595; Location: 170 BLUE DEVIL LA; Grades: 04 – 08)
  • GAINESBORO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 440; Location: 611 MAIN ST; Grades: KG – 03)

Libraries

Library in Gainesboro:

  • CHARLES RALPH HOLLAND MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $43,982; Location: 205 WEST HULL AVENUE; 9,655 books; 567 audio materials; 451 video materials; 39 serial subscriptions)

 

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