The inhabitant of Gbinti are largely from the Temne ethnic group. Many of the Temne people of Gbinti are partially of Temne and Fula descents. The Temne language is widely spoken in the town.
The population of Gbinti is almost entirely muslim at Over 90%.. Gbinti has a number of primary school and one secondary school called the Gbinti Secondary School. There is one police station in the town run by the Sierra Leone Police Port Loko District Division.