|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Gainesville is 140,398. Gainesville, Florida is the 195th largest city in the US.
Gainesville is located entirely in Alachua County.
The current population of Gainesville (140,398) is it's peak population.
Gainesville has grown 24.2% since the 2000. Gainesville, Florida's growth is about average. 41% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Gainesville has a population density of 2,028.4 people per square mile.
|105||Port St. Lucie||217,523||143.9%|
|243||West Palm Beach||117,286||41.5%|
|197||West Valley City, Utah||139,110||27.3%|
|201||Columbia, South Carolina||137,541||15.2%|
The total voting age population of Gainesville, Florida, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 106,279. The voting age population is 46.6% male and 53.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 10.8% of the residents of Gainesville are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Gainesville are 65.4% White, 21.8% Black, 7.2% Asian, 3.9% Two or more races, 1.2% Other, 0.4% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 11.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Gainesville, 30.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 23.9%. On a per-household basis, 12.8% of families are below the poverty line in Gainesville.
Among those aged 16 and older, 57.4% of Gainesville residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 92.4% of Gainesville residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 45.1% have a bachelor's degree and 21.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Gainesville residents aged 5 and older, 17.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 8.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 4.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 4.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Gainesville is 5.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Gainesville, 26.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Gainesville is $37,264.
In Gainesville, 38.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 61.1% of housing units in Gainesville.
Of all the housing units in Gainesville, 2.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Gainesville, 17.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 10,300 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Gainesville is $953.
In Gainesville, 84.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.