Gainesville, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Gainesville, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Gainesville had a population of 218 as of July 1, 2015. Gainesville ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gainesville is located at latitude 42.6415 and longitude -78.1347 in Wyoming County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Gainesville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wyoming County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,617 feet.

The Village of Gainesville (GNIS ID: 2390855) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gainesville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gainesville: Gainesville Creek.

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Gainesville, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 218
Population in Households 218
Population in Familes 185
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 255
Diversity Index2 3
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 93
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 68
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 112 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 79 (70.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $83,140
Average Home Value $88,636
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,537
Average Household Income $53,740
Per Capita Income $21,158
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.93% -0.56%
Households -0.8% -0.43%
Families 1.16% -0.6%
Median Household Income   1.26%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Gainesville, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gainesville to the other 1,189 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 1155 3rd
Population Density1 # 1092 8th
Diversity Index2 # 1189 0th
Median Household Income # 892 25th
Per Capita Income # 1040 13th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.