Gainesville, GA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 8,912 housing units in Gainesville. This represents a 16.5% growth from 7,651 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 8,904 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 8 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Gainesville is about 43.7%. Gainesville's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 5.5%. Average household size is 2.82 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Gainesville were built after 1976.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.20%
One Bedroom15%
Two Bedrooms35.70%
Three Bedrooms30.60%
Four Bedrooms11.60%
Five Bedrooms or more4%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.77
Median year structure was built1969
Median Value of occupied units$133,700
Median Price asked for vacant units$102,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.85
Median year structure was built1979
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$600

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.40%
Second Mortgage5.40%
Home Equity Loan11.50%
Simple Mortgage46.50%
Debt Free36.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.5%