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Gainesville, FL (Florida) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $156,900 (it was $83,700 in 2000)
Gainesville:

$156,900
Florida:

$214,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $106,200 - $225,200

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $214,837
Here:

$214,837
State:

$311,235

Townhouses or other attached units: $123,290
Here:

$123,290
State:

$231,951

In 2-unit structures: $379,502
Here:

$379,502
State:

$217,824

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $104,480
Here:

$104,480
State:

$219,642

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $140,671
Here:

$140,671
State:

$295,429

Mobile homes: $30,416
Here:

$30,416
State:

$68,147

Gainesville,FL index of house prices

Total population: 128,460 (Urban population: 94,451, Rural population: 1,154 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 63,440 (51,104 occupied: 20,478 owner occupied, 30,626 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

60%
State:

35%

Housing density: 1,317 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $116,905.

Median contract rent in 2017: $457 (lower quartile is $342, upper quartile is $630)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $1,389


Median gross rent in Gainesville, FL in 2017: $540

Housing units in Gainesville with a mortgage: 11,832 (226 second mortgage, 1,035 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 8,646

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $61,297

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $43,372

Median monthly housing costs: $897


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Gainesville, Florida Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1976

Median year apartment built: 1985

Household type by relationship:

Households: 132,253
  • In family households: 61,590 (9,413 male householders, 7,808 female householders)
    12,147 spouses, 23,343 children (21,398 natural, 749 adopted, 1,196 stepchildren), 1,803 grandchildren, 2,806 brothers or sisters, 1,450 parents, 1,067 other relatives, 1,753 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 57,291 (17,302 male householders (12,899 living alone)), 16,581 female householders (12,731 living alone)), 23,408 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 13,372

Size of family households: 9,319 2-persons, 3,983 3-persons, 2,550 4-persons, 1,107 5-persons, 210 6-persons, 52 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 25,630 1-person, 5,947 2-persons, 1,483 3-persons, 769 4-persons, 54 6-persons.

9,820 married couples with children.
5,390 single-parent households (388 men, 5,002 women).

81.8% of residents of Gainesville speak English at home.
7.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (77% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
4.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
4.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (61% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other language at home (59% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 14,721 (11.1%)
(45.5% 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:

4.2
State:

4.3

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Gainesville, Florida
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Gainesville, Florida
  • 0no bedroom
  • 3701 bedroom
  • 4,1692 bedrooms
  • 11,3023 bedrooms
  • 4,3574 bedrooms
  • 2805+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gainesville, Florida
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gainesville, Florida
  • 1,229no bedroom
  • 6,7481 bedroom
  • 12,1372 bedrooms
  • 6,8143 bedrooms
  • 3,4164 bedrooms
  • 2825+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Gainesville in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gainesville in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 1,221no vehicle
  • 9,3911 vehicle
  • 7,4932 vehicles
  • 2,1973 vehicles
  • 854 vehicles
  • 915+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Gainesville in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gainesville in renter-occupied apartments
  • 3,608no vehicle
  • 18,0341 vehicle
  • 6,1972 vehicles
  • 2,4513 vehicles
  • 3274 vehicles
  • 95+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Gainesville, Florida
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Gainesville, Florida
  • 01 room
  • 1722 rooms
  • 8153 rooms
  • 1,9344 rooms
  • 5,3695 rooms
  • 3,9456 rooms
  • 3,3847 rooms
  • 2,3378 rooms
  • 2,5229+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gainesville, Florida
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gainesville, Florida
  • 1,2291 room
  • 1,9442 rooms
  • 5,5153 rooms
  • 8,9864 rooms
  • 6,0035 rooms
  • 4,5456 rooms
  • 1,3517 rooms
  • 7038 rooms
  • 3509+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2017 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 Gainesville, FL
  • Gainesville, FL household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Gainesville, FL in 2017
  • 9,297Less than $10,000
  • 6,843$10,000 to $19,999
  • 7,319$20,000 to $29,999
  • 4,931$30,000 to $39,999
  • 4,628$40,000 to $49,999
  • 3,967$50,000 to $59,999
  • 4,604$60,000 to $74,999
  • 3,699$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,688$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,113$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,311$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,704$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Gainesville, FL

  • Distribution of house value in Gainesville, FL in 2017
  • 313Less than $10,000
  • 296$10,000 to $14,999
  • 96$15,000 to $19,999
  • 107$20,000 to $24,999
  • 126$25,000 to $29,999
  • 46$30,000 to $34,999
  • 315$35,000 to $39,999
  • 170$40,000 to $49,999
  • 540$50,000 to $59,999
  • 303$60,000 to $69,999
  • 893$70,000 to $79,999
  • 626$80,000 to $89,999
  • 720$90,000 to $99,999
  • 2,287$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,514$125,000 to $149,999
  • 3,212$150,000 to $174,999
  • 1,731$175,000 to $199,999
  • 2,109$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,358$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,642$300,000 to $399,999
  • 607$400,000 to $499,999
  • 214$500,000 to $749,999
  • 81$750,000 to $999,999
  • 88$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 84$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Gainesville, FL

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Gainesville, FL in 2017
  • 282Less than $100
  • 414$100 to $149
  • 240$150 to $199
  • 225$300 to $349
  • 486$350 to $399
  • 722$400 to $449
  • 1,628$450 to $499
  • 1,204$500 to $549
  • 2,352$550 to $599
  • 1,470$600 to $649
  • 2,227$650 to $699
  • 1,309$700 to $749
  • 2,340$750 to $799
  • 4,296$800 to $899
  • 2,670$900 to $999
  • 4,614$1,000 to $1,249
  • 1,493$1,250 to $1,499
  • 1,256$1,500 to $1,999
  • 615$2,000 to $2,499
  • 81$2,500 to $2,999
  • 120$3,500 or more
  • 582No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 92.3%
Number of people working at home: 2,850 (4.4% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,608
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 5,916
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 14,044
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 14,683
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 12,217
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 3,097
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 5,357
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 381
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,005
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 2,078
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,417
  • 90 or more minutes: 518
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Gainesville

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 75,857 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 9,822 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3,898 (4%)
  • Ferryboat: 125 (0%)
  • Taxi: 1,510 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 2,175 (2%)
  • Walked: 3,756 (4%)
  • Worked at home: 2,850 (3%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.3%Males
  • 3.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 4.7%Males
  • 6.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 3.5%Males
  • 9.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 6.2%Males
  • 8.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 6.6%Males
  • 16.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 14.8%Males
  • 10.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 6.7%Males
  • 6.0%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Gainesville, Florida
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Gainesville, Florida
  • 9,0402010 or later
  • 4,4102000 to 2009
  • 3,2461990 to 1999
  • 2,0041980 to 1989
  • 8661970 to 1979
  • 904Before 1970
Ancestries in Gainesville, FL

First ancestries reported:

  • Irish: 3,733 (5.1%)
  • English: 3,489 (4.8%)
  • American: 3,476 (4.8%)
  • German: 3,251 (4.5%)
  • Italian: 2,642 (3.6%)
  • European: 1,130 (1.5%)
  • Jamaican: 963 (1.3%)
  • Scottish: 852 (1.2%)
  • Russian: 840 (1.2%)
  • French: 795 (1.1%)
  • Polish: 748 (1.0%)
  • British: 645 (0.9%)
  • Brazilian: 624 (0.9%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 602 (0.8%)
  • African: 580 (0.8%)
  • Haitian: 439 (0.6%)
  • Dutch: 390 (0.5%)
  • Swedish: 353 (0.5%)
  • Iranian: 333 (0.5%)
  • Eastern European: 291 (0.4%)
  • Northern European: 283 (0.4%)
  • Norwegian: 268 (0.4%)
  • French Canadian: 246 (0.3%)
  • Welsh: 225 (0.3%)
  • Greek: 167 (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 167 (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 165 (0.2%)
  • Danish: 128 (0.2%)
  • Romanian: 126 (0.2%)
  • Armenian: 126 (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 112 (0.2%)
  • Syrian: 109 (0.1%)
  • Lebanese: 107 (0.1%)
  • Nigerian: 100 (0.1%)
  • Turkish: 97 (0.1%)
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 95 (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 93 (0.1%)
  • Swiss: 90 (0.1%)
  • Scandinavian: 79 (0.1%)
  • Czech: 78 (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 77 (0.1%)
  • Arab: 77 (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 73 (0.10%)
  • Lithuanian: 70 (0.10%)
  • Barbadian: 68 (0.09%)
  • Egyptian: 59 (0.08%)
  • Portuguese: 54 (0.07%)
  • Croatian: 47 (0.06%)
  • Finnish: 44 (0.06%)
  • Albanian: 44 (0.06%)
  • Israeli: 43 (0.06%)
  • South African: 43 (0.06%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 43 (0.06%)
  • Australian: 40 (0.05%)
  • Slavic: 39 (0.05%)
  • Guyanese: 38 (0.05%)
  • Slovak: 37 (0.05%)
  • Ethiopian: 36 (0.05%)
  • Bahamian: 32 (0.04%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 30 (0.04%)
  • Latvian: 28 (0.04%)
  • Zimbabwean: 24 (0.03%)
  • Iraqi: 22 (0.03%)
  • Moroccan: 20 (0.03%)
  • Kenyan: 15 (0.02%)
  • Palestinian: 13 (0.02%)
  • West Indian: 13 (0.02%)
  • British West Indian: 12 (0.02%)
  • Icelander: 12 (0.02%)
  • Macedonian: 11 (0.02%)
  • Belizean: 11 (0.02%)
  • Bulgarian: 11 (0.02%)
  • Luxemburger: 10 (0.01%)
  • Assyrian: 9 (0.01%)
  • Ghanaian: 8 (0.01%)
  • Slovene: 5 (0.01%)

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

India
Gainesville:

12.0% (1,992)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Gainesville:

10.9% (1,803)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Venezuela
Gainesville:

7.3% (1,213)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Vietnam
Gainesville:

4.2% (694)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Philippines
Gainesville:

4.1% (683)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Jamaica
Gainesville:

4.1% (682)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Cuba
Gainesville:

3.9% (645)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Brazil
Gainesville:

3.8% (628)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Colombia
Gainesville:

3.6% (593)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Mexico
Gainesville:

2.8% (462)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Haiti
Gainesville:

2.4% (401)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Trinidad and Tobago
Gainesville:

2.4% (391)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Peru
Gainesville:

2.1% (352)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Canada
Gainesville:

2.0% (339)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Russia
Gainesville:

1.6% (267)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

Germany
Gainesville:

1.5% (254)
Florida:

100.0% (-1)

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

  • This state: 70,625
  • Other state: 43,345
  • Northeast: 14,484
  • Midwest: 11,793
  • South: 12,425
  • West: 4,643

70.5% of Gainesville residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34.5% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 75.8% lived in Florida.


Gainesville:

70.5%
State average:

84.5%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 185
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 205
  • 7th and 8th grade: 261
  • 9th grade: 575
  • 10th grade: 698
  • 11th grade: 669
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 101
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 7,388
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,501
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,117
  • Associate degree: 3,364
  • Bachelor's degree: 6,916
  • Master's degree: 4,041
  • Professional school degree: 1,237
  • Doctorate degree: 1,624
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 236
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 183
  • 7th and 8th grade: 242
  • 9th grade: 211
  • 10th grade: 422
  • 11th grade: 1,071
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 394
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 7,701
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,207
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,326
  • Associate degree: 4,450
  • Bachelor's degree: 8,366
  • Master's degree: 6,504
  • Professional school degree: 1,096
  • Doctorate degree: 1,257
Educational Attainment for Females
Gainesville marital status for males
Gainesville marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 25,096
  • One, attached: 3,460
  • Two: 1,602
  • 3 or 4: 4,574
  • 5 to 9: 7,937
  • 10 to 19: 8,782
  • 20 to 49: 5,459
  • 50 or more: 4,803
  • Mobile homes: 1,532
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 195

Median worth of mobile homes: $14,100

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 0.9%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 0.9%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Gainesville
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Gainesville, FL
  • 59.8%Electricity
  • 37.1%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Gainesville, FL
  • 89.2%Electricity
  • 8.3%Utility gas
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 904
Here:

14.7%
Florida:

13.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 608
Here:

15.8%
Florida:

11.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 874
Here:

2.5%
Florida:

20.0%
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