Gainesville, TX Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 6,418 housing units in Gainesville. This represents a 0% decline from 6,421 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 6,215 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 203 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Gainesville is about 58.3%. Gainesville's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 7.2%. Average household size is 2.52 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Gainesville were built after 1960.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2%
One Bedroom13.90%
Two Bedrooms33.20%
Three Bedrooms44.10%
Four Bedrooms6.10%
Five Bedrooms or more0.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.57
Median year structure was built1958
Median Value of occupied units$56,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$45,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.44
Median year structure was built1966
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$357

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage0.70%
Home Equity Loan2.70%
Simple Mortgage38.10%
Debt Free58.40%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.3%