Gainesville, AL Population

By | July 13, 2019

Population: 220. Estimated population in July 2020: 207 (-5.9% change)
Males: 108 (49.1%), Females: 112 (50.9%)

Sumter County

Zip code: 35464

Median resident age: 37.0 years
Median household income: $10,938
Median house value: $43,000

Races in Gainesville:

  • Black (77.3%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (22.7%)

Ancestries: United States (5.0%), Scottish (2.7%), Italian (1.4%), Scotch-Irish (1.4%), Subsaharan African (1.4%).

Elevation: 131 feet

Land area: 1.7 square miles

Map of Gainesville, AL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Gainesville

  • High school or higher: 61.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 5.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 17.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gainesville town

  • Never married: 44.8%
  • Now married: 33.6%
  • Separated: 7.7%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 3.5%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -232 (-51.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Gainesville:

  • GREENE COUNTY HOSPITAL AND NURSING HOM (about 18 miles; EUTAW, AL)
  • HILL HOSPITAL OF SUMTER COUNTY (about 24 miles; YORK, AL)
  • PICKENS COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER INC (about 31 miles; CARROLLTON, AL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Gainesville:

  • TUSCALOOSA REGIONAL (about 48 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Abbreviation: TCL)
  • GOLDEN TRIANGLE REGIONAL (about 53 miles; COLUMBUS/W POINT/STARKVILL, MS; Abbreviation: GTR)
  • KEY FIELD (about 54 miles; MERIDIAN, MS; Abbreviation: MEI)

Other public-use airports nearest to Gainesville:

  • GEORGE DOWNER (about 20 miles; ALICEVILLE, AL; Abbreviation: AIV)
  • EUTAW MUNI (about 22 miles; EUTAW, AL; Abbreviation: 3A7)
  • MALLARD (about 25 miles; YORK, AL; Abbreviation: 23A)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gainesville:

  • SHELTON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 50 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,635)
  • MISSISSIPPI UNIVERSITY FOR WOMEN (about 51 miles; COLUMBUS, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,115)
  • MERIDIAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 52 miles; MERIDIAN, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,455)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA (about 52 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Full-time enrollment: 17,453)
  • MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 62 miles; MISSISSIPPI STATE, MS; Full-time enrollment: 14,613)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MONTEVALLO (about 92 miles; MONTEVALLO, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,651)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM (about 99 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Full-time enrollment: 12,178)