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 196,637
Gainesville 38,712
Gainesville-Hall County MSA Growth Rate 7.7% (2010-2015)

Wealth

Median Household Income $51,202
Per Capita Income $24,292
Home Ownership Rate 67%
Occupied Housing Units 70,107

Climate

Average Annual Temp. 61
Avg. Mean Temp. (Nov-Feb) 46
Avg. Mean Temp. (May-Sept) 76
Avg. Annual Rainfall 52″
Avg. Annual Snowfall 2.5″

Industry Mix

Goods Producing: 28%
Government: 12%
Services: 60%

Services include:
Healthcare 15.4%
Retail Trade 10.3%
Hospitality 7.7%
Wholesale Trade 5.2%
Transportation & Warehousing 3.1%
Financial 2.7%
Other 15%

 Demographics (Hall County)

26%  People Under the Age of 18
60%  People Ages 18-65
14%  People Over the Age of 65
28%  Bachelor’s degree or higher
79%  Voter Participation
4.7% Unemployment Rate
603  Number of Physicians
713   Hospital Bed Capacity

Source: Bureau of the Census
Source: Georgia Department of Labor
*Most current available information (2010 – 2016)