Gatesville is a city located in Coryell County, Texas, United States. It is situated approximately 35 miles west of Waco. As of 2020, the estimated population of Gatesville is around 12,000, making it a small but vibrant community.
Demographically, Gatesville is predominantly white, with a Hispanic population of around 23%. The median age of residents is 35 years old, and the median household income is around $48,000.
The average home price in Gatesville is around $140,000, which is lower than the average home price in the Waco metropolitan area. Property tax rates in Gatesville are relatively low, with an effective tax rate of around 1.8%.
There are several things to do in Gatesville, including visiting the Coryell Museum and Historical Center, which showcases the history and culture of the region. The city is also home to Raby Park, which features playgrounds, sports fields, and picnic areas.
Gatesville is part of the Gatesville Independent School District, which serves students in Gatesville, as well as portions of nearby Hamilton and Coryell Counties. The district is rated “B” by the Texas Education Agency.
For those interested in doing business in Gatesville, the Gatesville Chamber of Commerce can be reached at (254) 865-2617. The Chamber offers a range of services and resources for local businesses, including networking events and business development workshops.
Finally, for any city-related inquiries, the Gatesville City Hall can be reached at (254) 865-8281. The City Hall is located at 110 N. 8th St. and is open Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm.