Gaines County Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

Gaines County Population Demographics top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 39,885 0.6%
Male Population 20,810 -0.1%
Female Population 19,075 1.5%
Male Population 52.18 %
Female Population 47.82 %
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 29.7 -2.0%
Citizen US Born 31,452 1.1%
Citizen not US Born 3,163 0.7%
Not Citizen 5,270 -1.7%
Citizen US Born 78.86 %
Citizen not US Born 7.93 %
Not Citizen 13.21 %
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 141 -62.5%
Moved from Same Country 2,690 -11.9%
Moved from Same State 1,820 -8.1%
Moved from Different State 859 26.9%
Same House as Last Year 33,685 2.5%
Moved from Abroad 0.36 %
Moved from Same Country 6.86 %
Moved from Same State 4.64 %
Moved from Different State 2.19 %
Same House as Last Year 85.94 %

Occupational Employment in Gaines County top

Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 9,265 -2.8%
Blue Collar 6,125 -3.8%
White Collar 60.2 %
Blue Collar 39.8 %
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 2,142 -1.2%
Private Companies 9,914 -3.9%
Governmental Workers 2,574 -1.6%
Not for Profit Companies 760 -4.2%
Self Employees 13.92 %
Private Companies 64.42 %
Governmental Workers 16.73 %
Not for Profit Companies 4.94 %

Number of Households in Gaines County top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 11,986 0.6%
Average People Per Household 3 6.3%
Family Households 8,793 -0.2%
Non-family Households 3,193 2.8%
Family Households 73.36 %
Non-family Households 26.64 %
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 4,944 -1.2%
Households without Children 7,042 1.9%
Households with Children 41.25 %
Households without Children 58.75 %

Median and Average Income in Gaines County top

Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $74,256.00 -1.1%
Median Household Income $62,894.00 7.2%
People below Poverty Level 6,331 8.8%
People above Poverty Level 30,892 -0.8%

Housing in Gaines County top

Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 13,757 1.2%
Median Year Built 1972 -0.3%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 300 4.2%
Built between 1940 and 1949 926 -12.9%
Built between 1950 and 1959 2,446 1.8%
Built between 1960 and 1969 2,094 12.2%
Built between 1970 and 1979 2,282 3.6%
Built between 1980 and 1989 2,134 -0.1%
Built between 1990 and 1999 1,285 -13.5%
Built between 2000 and 2009 1,158 -11.1%
Built in 2010 or Later 1,132 33.3%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 11,986 0.6%
Owner Occupied 8,945 -1.1%
Renter Occupied 3,041 5.9%
Owner Occupied 74.63 %
Renter Occupied 25.37 %
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 3,431 -7.8%
Without Mortgage 5,514 3.7%
Median Value with Mortgage $137,950.00 25.0%
Median Value without Mortgage $79,400.00 8.9%
Median Housing Costs per Month $577.00 1.6%
With Mortgage 38.36 %
Without Mortgage 61.64 %

Gaines County Education Statistics top

Y-o-Y Change
No High School 5,713 3.7%
Some High School 12,135 -3.5%
Some College 5,031 4.3%
Associate Degree 1,516 20.0%
Bachelor's Degree 2,256 -1.7%
No High School 21.44 %
Some High School 45.53 %
Some College 18.88 %
Associate Degree 5.69 %
Bachelor's Degree 8.46 %
Graduate Degree 0 %

Marital Status in Gaines County top

Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 8,339 4.6%
Married 16,439 -1.4%
Separated 691 8.1%
Widowed 1,693 2.5%
Divorced 2,468 -4.9%
Never Married 28.14 %
Married 55.48 %
Separated 2.33 %
Widowed 5.71 %
Divorced 8.33 %

Means of Transport to Work in Gaines County top

Y-o-Y Change
Car 14,005 -3.4%
Bicycle 19 26.7%
Motorcycle 23 -25.8%
Walk 499 -10.3%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.

No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Zip codes included in this demographic data: 79323 79359 79360 79331 79342

Recently added listings in Gaines County top

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  • 3 Baths
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  • 2 Baths
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Gaines County is an area in Texas with a population of 39,885. There are 20,810 male residents living in Gaines County and 19,075 female residents. The total number of households is 11,986 with 3 people per household on average.The median age of the current population is 30 with 16,439 people being married and 13,191 being single.
The employment numbers show that there are 60.20% white collar employees and 39.80% blue collar employees in Gaines County..
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