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: 206,349
Gainesville: 41,464
Gainesville-Hall County MSA Growth Rate: 14.8% (2010-2020)

Wealth

Median Household Income: $59,898
Per Capita Income: $27,625
Home Ownership Rate: 68.6%
Occupied Housing Units: 74,423

Climate

Average Annual Temperature: 59.9° F
Average Mean Temperature (November – February): 46.5° F
Average Mean Temperature (May – September): 75.1° F
Average Annual Rainfall: 53.2″
Average Annual Snowfall: 2″

Industry Mix

Goods Producing: 28.3%
Government: 11.4%
Services: 60%
Unclassified: 0.3%

Services include:
Healthcare: 15.3%
Retail Trade: 10.1%
Hospitality: 8%
Wholesale Trade: 5.1%
Transportation & Warehousing: 3.2%
Financial: 2.6%
Other: 15.7%

Demographics

25.4% People Under the Age of 18
59.7% People Ages 18-65
14.9% People Over the Age of 65
24%    People with Bachelor’s Degree or Higher
79%    Voter Participation
3.4%   Unemployment Rate
648     Number of Physicians at Hospitals
691     Hospital Bed Capacity (Gainesville and Braselton)

Source: Bureau of the Census
Source: Georgia Department of Labor
*Most current available information (2010 – 2020)