Welcome to Gaines County

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  • Population: 21,598; (2020 Census)
  • County seat: Seminole
  • Gaines County, founded in 1876, was named for James Gaines, a merchant who signed the Texas Declaration of Independence.

American Community Survey 5-Year Data Profile

Major Towns

School Districts

Gaines County Resources

Gaines County

Population

Total Population

22,575

Population
Growth Rate

0.00%

Median Age

31

Diversity Index

72.800

Housing & Income

Households

7,056

Total Housing Units

7,965


Owner Occupied

5,525

Renter Occupied

1,531

Vacant

909

Median Home Value

$169,621


Average Home Value

$186,792

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.00%


Per Capita Income

2.36%

Income Projection

Median Household

$70,536 $78,738


Average Household

$92,706 $104,640


Per Capita

$28,984 $32,572

Workforce

Total Businesses

660

Total Employed

5,553

Workers 16+

8,349

2022 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

18

Employed

784

2022 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

85

Employed

654

2022 Construction Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

62

Employed

566

2022 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

33

Employed

506

2022 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

53

Employed

414

2022 Food Service/Drinking Estab

cp-industries

Businesses

41

Employed

354

Some
High School

1,262

Graduated
High School

3,443

Associates
Degree

1,061

Bachelor's
Degree

1,299

Graduate
Degree

490

Average Commute Time

21 min.



Resident Commuters

6,568

Non-Resident Commuters

1,508

Drive Alone

5,766

Carpooled

1,529

Public

0

Work At Home

280


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