GEDC

Quick Facts

Gainesville Population16,520
Cooke County Population40,096
Population within 50 miles1,954,598
Median Age33
Median Income$43,587
Home ownership54.68%
Labor Force8,591
Total Employees11,058
Total Employee growth8% since 2014
Top IndustryManufacturing, 2085 jobs, 24% of workforce
Manufacturing employment growth320 new jobs in 2018
Investments$48,600,000 expansions/ new business since 2017
Expansions4 major manufacturers have expanded since 2017
Freight RailBSNF Railways with Switching Yard
Passenger RailAmtrak Heartland Flyer
Airport GainesvilleGainesville Municipal Airport
Airport InternationalDallas Fort Worth International Airport, Love Field
Interstate and HighwaysInterstate 35, US Hwy 82
ElectricPentex Energy
 Texas Electric Choice
GasAtmos Energy
WaterCity of Gainesville
Fiber OpticsNortex
Cooke County   0.03787
Gainesville Hospital0.1113
North Central Texas College0.1212
Road & Bridge Fund0.115
Lateral Road0.0001
Gainesville ISD1.28
Gainesville City0.72254
TOTAL2.72884
Sales Tax Rate8.25%
State Income TaxNo personal state income tax

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