Latest Data (2017)
Population 132,249
Nationwide Rank 208

Quick Facts

Gainesville, Florida is the 208th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Gainesville, Florida is a city.

Gainesville, Florida is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Gainesville had its largest population ever.

Gainesville, Florida's growth is about average. 43% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Gainesville, Florida Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
198 Carrollton, Texas 135,710 23.0%
199 Roseville, California 135,329 66.4%
200 Warren, Michigan 135,022 -2.2%
201 Charleston, South Carolina 134,875 36.2%
202 Hampton, Virginia 134,669 -8.0%
203 Surprise, Arizona 134,085 314.5%
204 Columbia, South Carolina 133,114 11.5%
205 Coral Springs, Florida 133,037 11.1%
206 Visalia, California 133,010 39.1%
207 Sterling Heights, Michigan 132,631 6.3%
208 Gainesville, Florida 132,249 17.0%
209 Cedar Rapids, Iowa 132,228 8.5%
210 New Haven, Connecticut 131,014 5.8%
211 Stamford, Connecticut 130,824 11.3%
212 Elizabeth, New Jersey 130,215 7.7%
213 Concord, California 129,783 6.1%
214 Thousand Oaks, California 128,995 9.8%
215 Kent, Washington 128,458 59.3%
216 Santa Clara, California 127,134 24.1%
217 Simi Valley, California 126,878 13.3%
218 Lafayette, Louisiana 126,848 13.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Florida

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
79 St. Petersburg 263,255 5.8%
94 Hialeah 239,673 5.9%
128 Tallahassee 191,049 24.8%
130 Port St. Lucie 189,344 112.3%
134 Cape Coral 183,365 77.4%
138 Fort Lauderdale 180,072 5.2%
150 Pembroke Pines 170,712 23.4%
167 Hollywood 153,627 9.9%
190 Miramar 140,328 88.2%
205 Coral Springs 133,037 11.1%
208 Gainesville 132,249 17.0%
245 Clearwater 115,513 5.4%
251 Miami Gardens 113,750 12.8%
260 Palm Bay 111,657 40.2%
269 Pompano Beach 110,473 10.1%
271 West Palm Beach 110,222 32.9%
278 Lakeland 108,054 27.0%
289 Davie 105,149 27.9%
312 Boca Raton 98,150 18.0%
336 Sunrise 94,323 9.5%
340 Plantation 93,909 13.0%
346 Miami Beach 92,307 4.8%
358 Deltona 90,746 29.4%
385 Palm Coast 86,516 160.6%
396 Largo 84,754 13.7%
411 Melbourne 82,011 12.1%
425 Deerfield Beach 80,571 8.2%
430 Fort Myers 79,943 53.8%
446 Boynton Beach 77,702 28.2%
496 Lauderhill 71,970 7.5%
502 Kissimmee 71,104 44.6%
506 Weston 70,944 39.6%
512 Homestead 69,907 119.0%
518 Delray Beach 68,749 13.9%
531 Daytona Beach 68,055 6.6%
552 North Port 66,300 185.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 132,249 208
2016 131,591 206
2015 130,128 206
2014 128,460 206
2013 127,488 204
2012 126,047 203
2011 125,312 200
2010 124,354 201
2009 116,616 215
2008 116,085 215
2007 115,373 214
2006 114,424 212
2005 113,120 213
2004 112,396 213
2003 111,837 212
2002 112,485 209
2001 112,912 206
2000 112,997 202
1990 92,602 225