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Gainesville, FL (Florida) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $240,600 (it was $83,700 in 2000)
Gainesville:

$240,600
Florida:

$354,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $179,600 - $337,700

Mean price in 2022:

Detached houses: $305,078
Here:

$305,078
State:

$500,941

Townhouses or other attached units: $209,738
Here:

$209,738
State:

$370,869

In 2-unit structures: $111,300
Here:

$111,300
State:

$423,188

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $166,732
Here:

$166,732
State:

$309,944

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $211,101
Here:

$211,101
State:

$447,145

Mobile homes: $50,394
Here:

$50,394
State:

$113,202

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

Houses: 66,582 (60,343 occupied: 23,415 owner occupied, 36,928 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

61%
State:

33%

Housing density: 1,382 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2022: $234,281.

Median contract rent in 2022: $1,068 (lower quartile is $760, upper quartile is $1,394)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2022: $881


Median gross rent in Gainesville, FL in 2022: $1,212

Housing units in Gainesville with a mortgage: 14,285 (1,092 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 1,031 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 119

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $81,392

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $73,740

Median monthly housing costs: $1,162

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Gainesville, Florida Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1978

Median year apartment built: 1986

Household type by relationship:

Households: 145,212
  • Male householders: 26,352 (9,579 living alone), Female householders: 33,991 (13,486 living alone)
  • 15,586 spouses (15,244 opposite-sex spouses), 3,203 unmarried partners, (3,067 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 23,375 children (22,202 natural, 376 adopted, 797 stepchildren), 2,699 grandchildren, 1,189 brothers or sisters, 1,659 parents, 0 foster children, 1,718 other relatives, 18,005 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 17,435

Size of family households: 10,900 2-persons, 8,245 3-persons, 3,314 4-persons, 1,154 5-persons, 472 6-persons, 559 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 23,065 1-person, 7,073 2-persons, 2,211 3-persons, 3,176 4-persons, 107 5-persons, 67 6-persons.

10,563 married couples with children.
4,796 single-parent households (521 men, 4,275 women).

82.3% of residents of Gainesville speak English at home.
8.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (85% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
4.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
3.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (63% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other language at home (84% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 17,831 (12.3%)
(43.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.2
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Gainesville, Florida
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Gainesville, Florida
  • 80no bedroom
  • 3641 bedroom
  • 4,8062 bedrooms
  • 10,9703 bedrooms
  • 6,5354 bedrooms
  • 6605+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gainesville, Florida
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gainesville, Florida
  • 2,478no bedroom
  • 7,6991 bedroom
  • 16,3532 bedrooms
  • 5,7173 bedrooms
  • 4,5744 bedrooms
  • 1075+ 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
  • 651no vehicle
  • 9,8001 vehicle
  • 8,8912 vehicles
  • 2,6433 vehicles
  • 1,2754 vehicles
  • 1555+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Gainesville in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gainesville in renter-occupied apartments
  • 6,410no vehicle
  • 17,2251 vehicle
  • 9,6592 vehicles
  • 2,4463 vehicles
  • 1,0814 vehicles
  • 1075+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Gainesville, Florida
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Gainesville, Florida
  • 801 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 4453 rooms
  • 3,3334 rooms
  • 3,9815 rooms
  • 6,3276 rooms
  • 3,3317 rooms
  • 3,3348 rooms
  • 2,5849+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gainesville, Florida
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gainesville, Florida
  • 2,1831 room
  • 3,3772 rooms
  • 5,7753 rooms
  • 10,3844 rooms
  • 8,7415 rooms
  • 5,0116 rooms
  • 8667 rooms
  • 3508 rooms
  • 2419+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2022 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 2022
  • 8,480Less than $10,000
  • 7,715$10,000 to $19,999
  • 6,574$20,000 to $29,999
  • 4,837$30,000 to $39,999
  • 6,348$40,000 to $49,999
  • 3,157$50,000 to $59,999
  • 4,289$60,000 to $74,999
  • 7,331$75,000 to $99,999
  • 3,445$100,000 to $124,999
  • 3,107$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,615$150,000 to $199,999
  • 2,445$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2022 in Gainesville, FL

  • Distribution of house value in Gainesville, FL in 2022
  • 436Less than $10,000
  • 124$10,000 to $14,999
  • 361$15,000 to $19,999
  • 97$20,000 to $24,999
  • 98$25,000 to $29,999
  • 24$30,000 to $34,999
  • 10$35,000 to $39,999
  • 179$40,000 to $49,999
  • 86$50,000 to $59,999
  • 122$60,000 to $69,999
  • 147$70,000 to $79,999
  • 293$80,000 to $89,999
  • 243$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,144$100,000 to $124,999
  • 955$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,304$150,000 to $174,999
  • 2,212$175,000 to $199,999
  • 4,213$200,000 to $249,999
  • 3,070$250,000 to $299,999
  • 3,906$300,000 to $399,999
  • 1,185$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1,318$500,000 to $749,999
  • 168$750,000 to $999,999
  • 99$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 46$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 28$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2022 in Gainesville, FL

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Gainesville, FL in 2022
  • 147Less than $100
  • 674$100 to $149
  • 443$150 to $199
  • 288$200 to $249
  • 100$250 to $299
  • 50$300 to $349
  • 617$350 to $399
  • 478$400 to $449
  • 395$450 to $499
  • 378$500 to $549
  • 955$550 to $599
  • 901$600 to $649
  • 1,870$650 to $699
  • 1,444$700 to $749
  • 1,600$750 to $799
  • 2,558$800 to $899
  • 2,809$900 to $999
  • 8,820$1,000 to $1,249
  • 4,586$1,250 to $1,499
  • 3,997$1,500 to $1,999
  • 2,075$2,000 to $2,499
  • 110$2,500 to $2,999
  • 694$3,000 to $3,499
  • 225$3,500 or more
  • 714No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2022

Percentage of workers working in this county: 93.5%
Number of people working at home: 10,049 (15.0% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 3,101
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 6,418
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 12,533
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 11,687
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 9,093
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 3,701
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 5,956
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1,253
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 85
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,903
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 858
  • 90 or more minutes: 373
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Gainesville

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 76,173 (71.1%)
  • Carpooled: 8,737 (8.1%)
  • Bus: 4,946 (4.6%)
  • Taxi: 2,490 (2.3%)
  • Bicycle: 2,206 (2.1%)
  • Walked: 2,604 (2.4%)
  • Worked at home: 10,049 (9.4%)
Class of Workers in 2022
  • Unemployment by race in 2022
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 7.1%Males
  • 6.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 5.1%Males
  • 11.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 9.6%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 2.3%Males
  • 4.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 6.5%Males
  • 1.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 7.8%Males
  • 13.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 6.0%Males
  • 2.5%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Gainesville, Florida
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Gainesville, Florida
  • 10,3592010 or later
  • 3,5292000 to 2009
  • 1,8801990 to 1999
  • 2,0041980 to 1989
  • 8661970 to 1979
  • 904Before 1970
Ancestries in Gainesville, FL

First ancestries reported:

  • English: 6,895 (9.5%)
  • German: 4,030 (5.6%)
  • Irish: 3,906 (5.4%)
  • American: 3,153 (4.4%)
  • Italian: 2,457 (3.4%)
  • European: 1,276 (1.8%)
  • Polish: 1,012 (1.4%)
  • Scottish: 816 (1.1%)
  • Jamaican: 612 (0.8%)
  • African: 544 (0.8%)
  • Haitian: 491 (0.7%)
  • Brazilian: 485 (0.7%)
  • Russian: 448 (0.6%)
  • French: 440 (0.6%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 435 (0.6%)
  • Welsh: 401 (0.6%)
  • Iranian: 387 (0.5%)
  • Egyptian: 364 (0.5%)
  • British: 363 (0.5%)
  • Eastern European: 297 (0.4%)
  • Albanian: 289 (0.4%)
  • Norwegian: 277 (0.4%)
  • Greek: 271 (0.4%)
  • French Canadian: 268 (0.4%)
  • Portuguese: 239 (0.3%)
  • Ukrainian: 199 (0.3%)
  • Canadian: 182 (0.3%)
  • Hungarian: 166 (0.2%)
  • Danish: 165 (0.2%)
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 160 (0.2%)
  • Belgian: 149 (0.2%)
  • Czech: 141 (0.2%)
  • Swedish: 133 (0.2%)
  • Lithuanian: 130 (0.2%)
  • Bulgarian: 128 (0.2%)
  • Palestinian: 127 (0.2%)
  • Dutch: 124 (0.2%)
  • Turkish: 122 (0.2%)
  • Northern European: 116 (0.2%)
  • Israeli: 104 (0.1%)
  • Slovene: 103 (0.1%)
  • Scandinavian: 98 (0.1%)
  • Lebanese: 96 (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 89 (0.1%)
  • Nigerian: 79 (0.1%)
  • Iraqi: 73 (0.1%)
  • U.S. Virgin Islander: 72 (0.10%)
  • Syrian: 57 (0.08%)
  • Armenian: 51 (0.07%)
  • Guyanese: 51 (0.07%)
  • Australian: 45 (0.06%)
  • Ethiopian: 38 (0.05%)
  • Kenyan: 38 (0.05%)
  • Slovak: 35 (0.05%)
  • Romanian: 35 (0.05%)
  • Luxembourger: 34 (0.05%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 31 (0.04%)
  • Arab: 30 (0.04%)
  • Bahamian: 21 (0.03%)
  • Yugoslavian: 20 (0.03%)
  • Ghanaian: 18 (0.02%)
  • Serbian: 14 (0.02%)
  • Finnish: 13 (0.02%)
  • Celtic: 12 (0.02%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 11 (0.02%)
  • Jordanian: 7 (0.01%)
  • Croatian: 7 (0.01%)
  • West Indian: 7 (0.01%)
  • Cape Verdean: 6 (0.01%)
  • German Russian: 4 (0.01%)

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

India
Gainesville:

10.5% (1,762)
Florida:

2.1% (94,349)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Gainesville:

8.9% (1,489)
Florida:

1.2% (56,071)

Cuba
Gainesville:

7.3% (1,218)
Florida:

22.0% (1,006,576)

Brazil
Gainesville:

5.8% (980)
Florida:

2.7% (122,906)

Venezuela
Gainesville:

5.6% (931)
Florida:

5.7% (262,042)

Canada
Gainesville:

3.9% (654)
Florida:

2.4% (109,132)

Philippines
Gainesville:

3.9% (653)
Florida:

1.8% (84,403)

Colombia
Gainesville:

3.3% (552)
Florida:

6.5% (298,669)

Vietnam
Gainesville:

3.1% (519)
Florida:

1.3% (60,604)

Saudi Arabia
Gainesville:

2.8% (464)
Florida:

0.1% (4,597)

Iran
Gainesville:

2.8% (461)
Florida:

0.2% (11,000)

Korea
Gainesville:

2.5% (413)
Florida:

0.4% (19,445)

Haiti
Gainesville:

2.0% (337)
Florida:

7.5% (342,375)

Mexico
Gainesville:

1.8% (296)
Florida:

5.6% (257,152)

Jamaica
Gainesville:

1.7% (282)
Florida:

5.0% (227,319)

Argentina
Gainesville:

1.5% (259)
Florida:

1.3% (57,263)

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

  • This state: 78,767
  • Other state: 44,369
  • Northeast: 12,054
  • Midwest: 9,795
  • South: 18,559
  • West: 3,961

73.3% of Gainesville residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32.7% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 82.0% lived in Florida.


Gainesville:

73.3%
State average:

86.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 241
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 181
  • 7th and 8th grade: 176
  • 9th grade: 218
  • 10th grade: 133
  • 11th grade: 327
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 74
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 7,806
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,109
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,397
  • Associate degree: 2,484
  • Bachelor's degree: 8,776
  • Master's degree: 6,207
  • Professional school degree: 959
  • Doctorate degree: 3,377
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 98
  • 5th and 6th grade: 72
  • 7th and 8th grade: 148
  • 9th grade: 271
  • 10th grade: 532
  • 11th grade: 260
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,187
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 7,019
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,591
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,078
  • Associate degree: 4,762
  • Bachelor's degree: 8,974
  • Master's degree: 6,637
  • Professional school degree: 1,231
  • Doctorate degree: 2,197
Educational Attainment for Females
Gainesville marital status for males
Gainesville marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 24,150
  • One, attached: 4,368
  • Two: 1,398
  • 3 or 4: 5,061
  • 5 to 9: 8,479
  • 10 to 19: 11,893
  • 20 to 49: 4,244
  • 50 or more: 5,659
  • Mobile homes: 1,330

Median worth of mobile homes: $9,999

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2022: 0.7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2022: 1.1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 10 years ago

Renter moved in on average 0 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
  • 56.8%Electricity
  • 40.8%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Solar energy
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Gainesville, FL
  • 87.8%Electricity
  • 9.0%Utility gas
  • 1.5%No fuel used
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.1%Coal or coke

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 506
Here:

7.7%
Florida:

15.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 59
Here:

1.7%
Florida:

12.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 909
Here:

2.3%
Florida:

23.6%
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