Alachua County

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 127,559
Median Age 25
Median Household Income $31,818
Median Home Price $141,500
GreatSchools Rating 7
Walkscore 33

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Gainesville, FL Demographics

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%

Population By Gender

  Male 47.9%
  Female 52.1%

Language

  English Only 84.4%
  English Other 15.6%

Economics

  Median Household Income $31,818
  Median Home Price $141,500
  Homes Owned 62.3%
  Homes Rent 37.7%
  Median Property Rent $841

 
COMMUTE TIME: 17 MINUTES
in Gainesville, FL

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, FL

 
Total Employed Armed Forces: 62
In Gainesville, FL

 
5.5% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in Gainesville, FL