Gaines, Michigan

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Gaines Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles SW of Flint, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 57 miles NW of Detroit, Michigan
County Genesee
Standard Zip Codes 48436
Phone Area Codes 989
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.872
Longitude -83.914

Gaines Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.6 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 31.6 inches
Distance 16.9 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 30.5 inches
Station ST JOHNS
Distance 33.7 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 32.9 inches
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Gaines Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 366 100%
Male 187 51.1%
Female 179 48.9%
Under 18 103 28.1%
18+ 263 71.9%
65+ 33 9%
Median Age 35
Average Family Size 2.99
White 343 93.7%
African-American 7 1.9%
Asian 2 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 5 1.4%
Mixed Race 9 2.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 1.6%

Estimated Gaines Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 363
Growth -3
Growth % -0.8%

Gaines Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 18.2%
German 17.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.5%
English 9.9%
Irish 9.2%
Polish 6.4%
Scotch-Irish 4.1%
Italian 2.5%
French (except Basque) 2.5%
Hungarian 2.5%
Dutch 2.5%
Norwegian 2.2%
French Canadian 2.2%
Russian 1.6%
Scandinavian 1.3%
Belgian 1.3%
Canadian 1.3%
Romanian 1%
Danish 0.6%
African 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Gaines 366 $46,250
Bancroft 616 $42,500
Byron 595 $41,563
Durand 3,933 $43,306
Linden 2,861 $57,798
Swartz Creek 5,102 $52,147
Vernon 847 $50,795
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