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Alachua, FL (Florida) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $210,939 (it was $87,500 in 2000)
Alachua:

$210,939
Florida:

$245,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $157,320 - $309,588

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $215,501
Here:

$215,501
State:

$343,090

Townhouses or other attached units: $167,941
Here:

$167,941
State:

$248,955

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $178,216
Here:

$178,216
State:

$313,255

Mobile homes: $163,202
Here:

$163,202
State:

$83,101

Alachua,FL index of house prices

Total population: 9,561 (Urban population: 3,575 (809 inside urbanized areas, 2,766 inside urban clusters), Rural population: 2,357 (7 farm, 2,350 nonfarm))

Houses: 4,197 (3,754 occupied: 2,686 owner occupied, 1,041 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

28%
State:

34%

Housing density: 145 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $428,034.

Median contract rent in 2019: $914 (lower quartile is $702, upper quartile is $1,011)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2019: $1,193


Median gross rent in Alachua, FL in 2019: $1,088

Housing units in Alachua with a mortgage: 1,705 (21 second mortgage, 172 home equity loan, 50 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 984

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $97,417

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $58,775

Median monthly housing costs: $1,070

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Alachua, Florida Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1997

Median year apartment built: 1990

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,138
  • Male householders: 1,616 (372 living alone), Female householders: 2,031 (617 living alone)
  • 1,969 spouses (1,896 opposite-sex spouses), 121 unmarried partners, (108 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 3,323 children (3,254 natural, 66 adopted, 4 stepchildren), 252 grandchildren, 86 brothers or sisters, 66 parents, 0 foster children, 386 other relatives, 264 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 8

Size of family households: 1,278 2-persons, 582 3-persons, 387 4-persons, 134 5-persons, 123 6-persons, 14 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 994 1-person, 162 2-persons, 3 3-persons.

1,853 married couples with children.
508 single-parent households (105 men, 403 women).

88.3% of residents of Alachua speak English at home.
4.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (89% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
4.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (56% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 23% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (16% speak English very well, 62% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 822 (8.2%)
(45.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.5
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Alachua, Florida
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Alachua, Florida
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 3432 bedrooms
  • 1,6093 bedrooms
  • 6344 bedrooms
  • 1155+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Alachua, Florida
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Alachua, Florida
  • 9no bedroom
  • 1741 bedroom
  • 3002 bedrooms
  • 4253 bedrooms
  • 324 bedrooms
  • 155+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Alachua in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Alachua in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 17no vehicle
  • 6941 vehicle
  • 1,4612 vehicles
  • 3993 vehicles
  • 1554 vehicles
  • 105+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Alachua in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Alachua in renter-occupied apartments
  • 118no vehicle
  • 6691 vehicle
  • 2392 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Alachua, Florida
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Alachua, Florida
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 233 rooms
  • 2244 rooms
  • 7735 rooms
  • 6786 rooms
  • 3347 rooms
  • 2958 rooms
  • 3489+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Alachua, Florida
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Alachua, Florida
  • 131 room
  • 492 rooms
  • 1653 rooms
  • 2704 rooms
  • 2815 rooms
  • 1146 rooms
  • 477 rooms
  • 628 rooms
  • 229+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2019 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Alachua, FL
  • Alachua, FL household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Alachua, FL in 2019
  • 340Less than $10,000
  • 351$10,000 to $19,999
  • 231$20,000 to $29,999
  • 318$30,000 to $39,999
  • 224$40,000 to $49,999
  • 350$50,000 to $59,999
  • 313$60,000 to $74,999
  • 470$75,000 to $99,999
  • 554$100,000 to $124,999
  • 213$125,000 to $149,999
  • 194$150,000 to $199,999
  • 204$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2019 in Alachua, FL

  • Distribution of house value in Alachua, FL in 2019
  • 15Less than $10,000
  • 6$10,000 to $14,999
  • 11$30,000 to $34,999
  • 22$50,000 to $59,999
  • 52$60,000 to $69,999
  • 87$70,000 to $79,999
  • 71$80,000 to $89,999
  • 69$90,000 to $99,999
  • 94$100,000 to $124,999
  • 289$125,000 to $149,999
  • 316$150,000 to $174,999
  • 156$175,000 to $199,999
  • 442$200,000 to $249,999
  • 438$250,000 to $299,999
  • 225$300,000 to $399,999
  • 136$400,000 to $499,999
  • 54$500,000 to $749,999
  • 18$750,000 to $999,999
  • 76$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in Alachua, FL

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Alachua, FL in 2019
  • 18$150 to $199
  • 45$400 to $449
  • 36$450 to $499
  • 36$500 to $549
  • 54$600 to $649
  • 14$650 to $699
  • 9$700 to $749
  • 68$750 to $799
  • 104$800 to $899
  • 198$900 to $999
  • 127$1,000 to $1,249
  • 37$1,250 to $1,499
  • 50$1,500 to $1,999
  • 12$2,000 to $2,499
  • 66No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2019

Percentage of workers working in this county: 91.2%
Number of people working at home: 161 (3.6% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 3
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 168
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 362
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 931
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 810
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 297
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,183
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 87
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 48
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 247
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 79
  • 90 or more minutes: 102
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Alachua

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,919 (82.3%)
  • Carpooled: 828 (11.5%)
  • Bus: 24 (0.3%)
  • Taxi: 53 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 24 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 109 (1.5%)
  • Worked at home: 188 (2.6%)
Class of Workers in 2019
  • Unemployment by race in 2019
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.0%Males
  • 3.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 13.6%Males
  • 7.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 7.1%Males
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Alachua, Florida
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Alachua, Florida
  • 3272010 or later
  • 2232000 to 2009
  • 1401990 to 1999
  • 281980 to 1989
  • 311970 to 1979
  • 65Before 1970
Ancestries in Alachua, FL

First ancestries reported:

  • American: 444 (9.2%)
  • German: 362 (7.5%)
  • Haitian: 335 (6.9%)
  • European: 310 (6.4%)
  • Italian: 185 (3.8%)
  • English: 151 (3.1%)
  • Irish: 142 (2.9%)
  • Ethiopian: 140 (2.9%)
  • Hungarian: 75 (1.5%)
  • Dutch: 69 (1.4%)
  • Scandinavian: 60 (1.2%)
  • Russian: 56 (1.2%)
  • Polish: 54 (1.1%)
  • Bahamian: 54 (1.1%)
  • British: 51 (1.1%)
  • Scottish: 51 (1.1%)
  • Welsh: 29 (0.6%)
  • Jamaican: 29 (0.6%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 26 (0.5%)
  • French Canadian: 24 (0.5%)
  • Brazilian: 15 (0.3%)
  • West Indian: 15 (0.3%)
  • Ukrainian: 12 (0.2%)
  • French: 6 (0.1%)
  • Eastern European: 3 (0.06%)
  • Swedish: 3 (0.06%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

India
Alachua:

19.8% (161)
Florida:

2.0% (87,321)

Haiti
Alachua:

19.8% (161)
Florida:

7.7% (334,691)

Venezuela
Alachua:

10.7% (87)
Florida:

4.3% (185,696)

Ethiopia
Alachua:

8.3% (67)
Florida:

0.1% (3,283)

Trinidad and Tobago
Alachua:

5.2% (42)
Florida:

1.0% (44,284)

Cuba
Alachua:

4.8% (39)
Florida:

22.9% (989,271)

Colombia
Alachua:

4.6% (37)
Florida:

6.3% (271,978)

Ukraine
Alachua:

4.3% (35)
Florida:

0.4% (17,130)

Jamaica
Alachua:

3.7% (30)
Florida:

5.0% (217,283)

Canada
Alachua:

3.6% (29)
Florida:

2.6% (112,027)

Japan
Alachua:

3.4% (28)
Florida:

0.2% (10,054)

Guatemala
Alachua:

3.2% (26)
Florida:

1.9% (83,057)

South Africa
Alachua:

2.2% (18)
Florida:

0.3% (11,397)

Brazil
Alachua:

2.0% (16)
Florida:

2.2% (96,409)

Peru
Alachua:

2.0% (16)
Florida:

2.1% (91,500)

Thailand
Alachua:

1.7% (14)
Florida:

0.3% (12,561)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 6,314
  • Other state: 2,699
  • Northeast: 814
  • Midwest: 1,027
  • South: 750
  • West: 127

87.7% of Alachua residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37.0% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 81.6% lived in Florida.


Alachua:

87.7%
State average:

84.5%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 53
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 51
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 76
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 65
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 892
  • Less than 1 year of college: 192
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 398
  • Associate degree: 232
  • Bachelor's degree: 737
  • Master's degree: 341
  • Professional school degree: 59
  • Doctorate degree: 20
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 11
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 12
  • 10th grade: 30
  • 11th grade: 33
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 34
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 899
  • Less than 1 year of college: 152
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 421
  • Associate degree: 558
  • Bachelor's degree: 895
  • Master's degree: 544
  • Professional school degree: 54
  • Doctorate degree: 0
Educational Attainment for Females
Alachua marital status for males
Alachua marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,373
  • One, attached: 96
  • Two: 29
  • 3 or 4: 120
  • 5 to 9: 42
  • 10 to 19: 67
  • 20 to 49: 183
  • 50 or more: 38
  • Mobile homes: 247

Median worth of mobile homes: $114,818

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2019: 0.3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2019: 5.0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Alachua
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Alachua, FL
  • 86.7%Electricity
  • 9.4%Utility gas
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Alachua, FL
  • 94.8%Electricity
  • 5.2%Utility gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 158
Here:

12.9%
Florida:

14.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 34
Here:

8.1%
Florida:

11.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 18
Here:

4.2%
Florida:

19.8%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability