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Chamber Mission

The Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce is a collaboration of caring citizens investing their resources in developing their community – together striving to improve the economic, civic, and cultural fortitude of where they call home.

Gainesville demographics

The majority of the population in Gainesville has a high school degree, and 24.8% have a college degree.

  • 16,275


    Gainesville growth rate is 1.27% per year. Keeping the hometown feel with modern day convenience.

  • 68.7%

    Employment Rate

    Gainesville's employment rate exceeds both the state average of 61.9% and the national average of 63%!

  • 19.7

    Minutes of Commute Time

    The commute time for Gainesville is about 25% less than the Texas Average commute.

Top jobs by industry

Gainesville has a total of 1,067 businesses. In 2017, the leading industries in Gainesville were manufacturing, Retail, Accomodation and Food Services, and Health Care and Social Services.

  • Manufacturing & industry

    2,085 Jobs

    48 Establishments

  • retail establishments

    1,644 Jobs

    166 Establishments

  • accomodation & food services

    1,399 Jobs

    79 Establishments

  • health care & social services

    1,155 Jobs

    146 Establishments