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Gainesville is in Prince William County, in the Washington-Arlington metro area.
The latitude of Gainesville is 38.795N. The longitude is -77.614W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 354 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,382.
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16% of Gainesville residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gainesville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Gainesville was $35,196, compared with $21,587 nationally.
37% of Gainesville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Gainesville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $689. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,652.
Prince William County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gainesville political report.
The average commute time for Gainesville workers is 36 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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