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 202,148
Gainesville 41,464
Gainesville-Hall County MSA Growth Rate 12.5% (2010-2018)

Wealth

Median Household Income $55,622
Per Capita Income $26,283
Home Ownership Rate 67.5%
Occupied Housing Units 74,423

Climate

Average Annual Temp. 59.9° F
Avg. Mean Temp. (Nov-Feb) 45° F
Avg. Mean Temp. (May-Sept) 73.3° F
Avg. Annual Rainfall 53.2″
Avg. Annual Snowfall 2″

Industry Mix

Goods Producing: 28.7%
Government: 11.6%
Services: 59.4%

Services include:
Healthcare 15%
Retail Trade 9.9%
Hospitality 7.8%
Wholesale Trade 5.1%
Transportation & Warehousing 3.4%
Financial 2.6%
Other 15.6%

Demographics

25.4%  People Under the Age of 18
59.7%  People Ages 18-65
14.9%  People Over the Age of 65
23.5%  Bachelor’s degree or higher
79%  Voter Participation
3.1% Unemployment Rate
768  Number of Physicians
657   Hospital Bed Capacity

Source: Bureau of the Census
Source: Georgia Department of Labor
*Most current available information (2010 – 2019)