Alachua, FL
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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Alachua, Florida Info Snack

Population
9,891
Unemployment
5.3%
Poverty
15.4%
Median Home
$203,500
Median Income
$62,833
Median Rent
$1,079

Alachua SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
6
Education
9
Commute
6

Alachua, FL Crime Report

291
Total Crimes
2,910.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
24.07%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Alachua
/ 100k People
Florida
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 291 2,910.6 2,153.0 2,346.0
Violent Crime 40 400.1 383.6 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 5.9 6.5
Robbery 3 30.0 62.2 73.9
Aggravated Assault 35 350.1 280.1 279.7
Property Crime 251 2,510.5 1,769.4 1,958.2
Burglary 35 350.1 240.6 314.2
Larceny 188 1,880.4 1,352.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 28 280.1 176.1 246.0

Alachua, FL Cost Of Living

105
Alachua's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Alachua Florida National Average
Overall 105 98 100
Services 97 99 100
Groceries 121 107 100
Health 90 98 100
Housing 93 96 100
Transportation 98 102 100
Utilities 157 106 100

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Rankings for Alachua in Florida

Map Of Alachua, FL

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Population over time in Alachua

Year Population % Change
2020 9,891 1.0%
2019 9,794 1.2%
2018 9,676 1.3%
2017 9,553 1.3%
2016 9,435 1.5%
2015 9,291 1.4%
2014 9,165 1.2%
2013 9,054 1.9%
2012 8,881 2.0%
2011 8,708 -

Race / Ethnicity in Alachua

White
62.8% (6,215)
African American
26.5% (2,619)
American Indian
0.1% (5)
Asian
1.8% (180)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.8% (79)
Hispanic
8.0% (793)
Race Alachua FL USA
White 62.8% 53.4% 60.1%
African American 26.5% 15.2% 12.2%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.6%
Asian 1.8% 2.7% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.4% 0.3%
Two Or More 0.8% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 8.0% 25.8% 18.2%

Gender in Alachua

Female
58.4% (5,780)
Male
41.6% (4,111)
Gender Alachua FL USA
Female 58.4% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 41.6% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Alachua for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (98)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (296)
High School / GED
27.0% (2,670)
Some College
18.0% (1,780)
Associate's Degree
12.0% (1,186)
Bachelor's Degree
26.0% (2,571)
Master's Degree
11.0% (1,088)
Professional Degree
2.0% (197)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Alachua FL USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 5.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 27.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 18.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 12.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 26.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 11.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Alachua, Florida

Less than $10,000
10.9% (107,516)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.5% (24,772)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.3% (72,273)
$25,000 to $34,999
4.0% (39,584)
$35,000 to $49,999
7.9% (78,147)
$50,000 to $74,999
27.5% (272,238)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.9% (127,436)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.9% (167,531)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.0% (68,953)
$200,000 or more
3.1% (30,646)
Income Alachua FL USA
Less than $10,000 10.9% 6.2% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.5% 4.2% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.3% 9.3% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 4.0% 9.9% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 7.9% 13.8% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 27.5% 18.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.9% 12.5% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.9% 13.7% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.0% 5.6% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 3.1% 6.4% 8.3%

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