Gainesville, Missouri

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Gainesville, Missouri

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High Points

Gainesville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Missouri):

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Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Gainesville Low Property Crime
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Gainesville Affordability of Rents
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Gainesville Low Violent Crime
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Gainesville Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Gainesville, Missouri

Comparing Gainesville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Missouri (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 9 8
Female Share of the Population 9 7
Age of the Population 8 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 3
Racial Diversity 4 3
Well-Paid Single Men 3 4
Male Share of the Population 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 3 5
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 4 5
People Above Poverty 3 3
Median Family Income 2 3
People in Middle Class or Better 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 8
Short Commute Times 7 6
Working at Home 1 1
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Affordability of Rents 9 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 7
Housing Recently Built 6 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 10 9
Low Violent Crime 9 10

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Gainesville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 64 miles SE of Springfield, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 167 miles NW of Memphis, Tennessee
County Ozark
Standard Zip Codes 65655
Phone Area Codes 417
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.603
Longitude -92.428

Gainesville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station WASOLA
Distance 15.6 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 43 F
Apr Temp 44 to 69 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 41.9 inches
Station DORA
Distance 16.5 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 44 F
Apr Temp 44 to 70 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 72 F
Annual Precip 44.8 inches
Distance 34.5 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 43 F
Apr Temp 41 to 69 F
Jul Temp 65 to 90 F
Oct Temp 43 to 71 F
Annual Precip 46.2 inches
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Gainesville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 632 100%
Male 292 46.2%
Female 340 53.8%
Under 18 147 23.3%
18+ 485 76.7%
65+ 135 21.4%
Median Age 40.8
Average Family Size 2.86
White 624 98.7%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.5%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 4 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 1.9%

Estimated Gainesville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 607
Growth -25
Growth % -4%

Gainesville 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 31.5%
German 20.6%
Irish 13.2%
English 9.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.4%
Scotch-Irish 4.5%
French (except Basque) 3%
Italian 2.2%
Swiss 1.5%
Finnish 1.2%
Scottish 1%
Ukrainian 0.5%
Pennsylvania German 0.5%
Hungarian 0.5%
Swedish 0.5%
Norwegian 0.5%
Russian 0.5%
Slovak 0.5%
Dutch 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Gainesville 632 $32,019
Bakersfield 285 $25,714
Theodosia 240 $24,375
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Gainesville High Schools (2004)

Serves 367 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.4

Gainesville Colleges

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