Statewide Claims to Fame

Gainesville is 10th in Florida out of 453 other cities in Race - Asian

Gainesville is 13th in Florida out of 453 other cities in Households

Gainesville is 14th in Florida out of 215 other cities in Current population (2012)

Gainesville is 14th in Florida out of 453 other cities in Size in square miles

Gainesville is 15th in Florida out of 453 other cities in Housing units

Gainesville is 15th in Florida out of 453 other cities in Income below poverty line

Gainesville is 17th in Florida out of 344 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Gainesville is 20th in Florida out of 385 other cities in Retail sales

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Gainesville Rank Florida US
Current population (2012) 126,047 14th 19,317,568 313,914,040
Size in square miles 61.3 14th 53,624.8 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,028.4 258th 350.6 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Gainesville Rank Florida US
Residents younger than 5 4.4% 348th 5.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 13.4% 414th 20.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 8.3% 413th 18.2% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Gainesville Rank Florida US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 89.7% 169th 85.5% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 43.4% 47th 26.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Gainesville Rank Florida US
Race - White 64.9% 359th 78.3% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 23.0% 89th 16.6% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 249th 0.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 6.9% 10th 2.7% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 142nd 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.9% 134th 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 10.0% 275th 23.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 57.8% 274th 57.0% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Gainesville Rank Florida US
Female residents 51.6% 239th 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 12.3% 216th 19.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Gainesville Rank Florida US
Housing units 57,576 15th 9,026,965 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 55.3% 50th 29.9% 25.9%
Households 48,385 13th 7,140,096 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 38.5% 447th 69.0% 66.1%
Home median value $164,500 273rd $188,600 $186,200
People per household 2.2 354th 2.6 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Gainesville Rank Florida US
Income per capita $19,100 350th $26,733 $27,915
Income per household $30,952 417th $47,827 $52,762
Income below poverty line 35.0% 15th 14.7% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Gainesville Rank Florida US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 10,980 27th 2,009,589 27,092,908
Retail sales $2,168,390 20th $262,341,127 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $18,795 92nd $14,353 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $314,963 17th $41,922,059 $613,795,732

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