Gainesville, TX 76240 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 76240: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gainesville, TX 76240

Acceptable Alternative
Callisburg, TX 76240
Lake Kiowa, TX 76240
Oak Ridge, TX 76240

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 928
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,133
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 748
  • County: Cooke County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.622, Longitude -97.121
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Gainesville, TX 76240 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 27,413
Population in Households 26,798
Population in Familes 22,311
Population in Group Qrtrs 615
Population Density1 71
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 10,314
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 7,123
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,849 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,565 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,749 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,535 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $128,680
Average Home Value $167,155


Median Household Income $49,771
Average Household Income $61,503
Per Capita Income $23,432
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.72% 0.67%
Households 0.63% 0.63%
Families 0.53% 0.56%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   1.48%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Gainesville, TX 76240 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 76240 to the other 1,873 ZIP Codes in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 391 79th
Population Density1 # 982 48th
Diversity Index2 # 890 53rd
Median Household Income # 848 55th
Per Capita Income # 1061 43rd

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