Gainesville, FL : What you need to know

Home to the University of Florida and Santa Fe College, the college town atmosphere in Gainesville has yielded many shopping, dining and entertainment nightspots. The city features several public parks, lakes, walking trails and Ichetucknee Springs State Park, and the economy is led by sectors like education, tourism and transportation. Residents also have great access to healthcare, led by Shands HealthCare and North Florida Regional Medical Center.


Gainesville, FL City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 127559
Latest Population Increase 99.49
Median age 25.3
Median Household Income $127559
Median Home Price $141500
GreatSchools Rating
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Gainesville
18.7 °C
Humidity : 85%
Wind : 0 km/h
22 °C
Wednesday
27 °C
Thursday
28 °C
Friday

Gainesville, FL Rankings

Gainesville, FL Demographics

Population By Gender

  Population Men 47.9%
  Population Women 52.1%

 
TOTAL MILITARY : 0.1
In Gainesville

 
62% CIVILIAN VETERANS
In Gainesville

Median Population

Median age 25.3
Age 18 Over 86.8
Age 21 Over 69.4
Age 62 Over 11.2
Age 65 Over 8.9

Race

  Ethnicity White 64.7%
  Ethnicity Black 23.1%
  Ethnicity Asian 7.1%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.3%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 10%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.3%
  Ethnicity Other 0.9%

Economics

  Median Household Income 31818
  Median Home Price 141500
  Homes Owned 62.3
  Homes Rent 37.7
  Median Property Rent 841

Language

  English Only 84.4
  English Other 15.6
  English Poor 1600000

 
COMMUTE TIME : 17 MINUTES
in Gainesville

 
CLOSEST AIRPORT
within 60 miles of Gainesville

Commute Types

  Walked 5.3
  Worked at Home 4.1
  Public Transportation 8.1
  Other Means 8.3
  Drove Alone 66.2
  Carpooled 8

33/100
WALK SCORE
for Gainesville