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Issues and Trends

 

As the City of Gallatin continues to evolve, we must take advantage of opportunities and plan to overcome challenges as best as possible. Knowing where we came from will help determine where we are going and allow us to determine future needs and expectations for our citizens. Data can tell a compelling story about the challenges and opportunities ahead for the City of Gallatin. The information below provides a snapshot of the city's demographics, workforce, affordability, and forecasted changes. You can also get to know more about our community by visiting the interactive mapping portal. 

Faces

of

Gallatin

OUR CHANGING COMMUNITY

Impact

of

growth

FACES of GALLATIN

 
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The City of Gallatin has welcomed an average of 270 new people each month over recent years. It is important to track the increase in population to understand how to plan for future housing, education, and infrastructure needs.

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INTERACTIVE POPULATION MAP

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AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD SIZE:

2.6 PEOPLE

As the city continues

to grow in size, where

will new residents live?

 

Single-family housing may not fit the needs of everyone.

We want to know how you think the city should address future housing needs. 

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WHERE GALLATIN RESIDENTS WORK

WHERE GALLATIN WORKERS LIVE

OUR CHANGING COMMUNITY

 
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SNAPSHOT

of Sumner County 

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DEVELOPMENT OVER TIME

EXPECTED POPULATION GROWTH

IMPACT of GROWTH

 
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INFRASTRUCTURE NEEDS ARE DIVIDED INTO FOUR CATEGORIES BELOW.

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PAST INVESTMENTS (2014-2018)

The city has invested $12.5 million in Transportation including extension of Green Lea Blvd, connection of Gateway Blvd and Commerce Dr and reconstruction of Blakemore Ave and College St.

Population growth has increased demand for infrastructure improvements and nearly $20 million worth of infrastructure investments have been completed in the last five years.

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FUTURE INVESTMENTS (2019-2023)

Gallatin anticipates continued future growth and nearly $120 million worth of infrastructure investments are needed within the next five years. Transportation & Utility needs are estimated at $80 Million, including the Albert Gallatin Ave Extension and Airport Road widening and relocation. Over $30 million is needed for Health, Safety, and Welfare issues including new fire stations, and stormwater improvements, and advanced utility meters.

What's your vision?

We want to know how you think the city should evolve to address our challenges.