Economic Development

Gainesville-Hall County, Georgia Demographics

Hall County is located in Northeast Georgia and encompasses 392 square miles. Gainesville, the county seat, is situated 50 miles northeast of Atlanta and 40 miles northwest of Athens. Bordered on the west by Lake Sidney Lanier, Hall County lies at the southern edge of the Chattahoochee National Forest and the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Population

Hall County (2012 Estimate) 185,416
Gainesville (2012 Estimate) 34,786
Gainesville-Hall County MSA Growth Rate (2000 - 2010) 29.9%
     

 

Wealth

Median Family Income (2011) $59,017
Median Household Income (2011) $52,050
Per Capita Income (2011) $32,001
Occupied Housing Units (2011) 60,939

 

Climate

Average Annual Temp. 61
Avg. Mean Temp. (Nov.-Feb.) 46
Avg. Mean Temp. (May-Sept.) 76
Avg. Annual Rainfall 52"
Avg. Annual Snowfall 3.1"

 

Industry Mix

Goods Producing: 26.1%            

Services: 57.8%

 
- Healthcare services:  14.8%  
- Retail Trade services:  10.8%  
- Hospitality services:  7.6%  
- Wholesale Trade services:  5.1%  
- Financial services:  4.6%  
- Other services:  22.5%  
   
Government:  %14  
   

 

Demographics ( Hall County )

Home Ownership Rate (2011) 69.6%
People Over the Age of 65 (2011) 11.5%
People Under the Age of 18 (2011) 27.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher (2011) 28.2%
Voter Participation in 2012 Election 72%
Unemployment Rate (June 2013) 6.9%
Number of Physicians (2010)
603
Hospital Bed Capacity (2010)
557

Source: Bureau of the Census
Source: Georgia Department of Labor

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