Gainesville, FL
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Gainesville, Florida Info Snack

Population
133,611
Unemployment
5.1%
Poverty
29.7%
Median Home
$179,500
Median Income
$38,028
Median Rent
$965

Gainesville SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
3
Diversity
9.5
Safety
3
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
9

Gainesville, FL Crime Report

5,339
Total Crimes
3,952.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
68.48%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Gainesville
/ 100k People
Florida
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 5,339 3,952.6 2,153.0 2,346.0
Violent Crime 1,042 771.4 383.6 387.8
Murder 10 7.4 5.9 6.5
Robbery 209 154.7 62.2 73.9
Aggravated Assault 695 514.5 280.1 279.7
Property Crime 4,297 3,181.2 1,769.4 1,958.2
Burglary 411 304.3 240.6 314.2
Larceny 3,400 2,517.1 1,352.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 486 359.8 176.1 246.0

Gainesville, FL Cost Of Living

99
Gainesville's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Gainesville Florida National Average
Overall 99 98 100
Services 96 99 100
Groceries 121 107 100
Health 91 98 100
Housing 81 96 100
Transportation 98 102 100
Utilities 158 106 100

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Rankings for Gainesville in Florida

Map Of Gainesville, FL

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Population over time in Gainesville

Year Population % Change
2020 133,611 2.2%
2019 130,790 1.1%
2018 129,394 0.6%
2017 128,610 0.8%
2016 127,559 0.9%
2015 126,465 0.5%
2014 125,845 0.7%
2013 124,981 0.3%
2012 124,597 0.3%
2011 124,271 -

Race / Ethnicity in Gainesville

White
56.3% (75,180)
African American
20.4% (27,202)
American Indian
0.3% (403)
Asian
6.7% (8,895)
Hawaiian
0.1% (135)
Other
0.4% (537)
Two Or More
3.7% (4,899)
Hispanic
12.2% (16,360)
Race Gainesville FL USA
White 56.3% 53.4% 60.1%
African American 20.4% 15.2% 12.2%
American Indian 0.3% 0.2% 0.6%
Asian 6.7% 2.7% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.4% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.7% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 12.2% 25.8% 18.2%

Gender in Gainesville

Female
52.1% (69,666)
Male
47.9% (63,944)
Gender Gainesville FL USA
Female 52.1% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 47.9% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Gainesville for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (4,008)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (5,344)
High School / GED
18.0% (24,049)
Some College
16.0% (21,377)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (14,697)
Bachelor's Degree
26.0% (34,738)
Master's Degree
13.0% (17,369)
Professional Degree
4.0% (5,344)
Doctorate Degree
5.0% (6,680)
Education Gainesville FL USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 18.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 16.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 26.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 13.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 5.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Gainesville, Florida

Less than $10,000
16.0% (2,136,522)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.6% (876,381)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.4% (1,793,749)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.6% (1,412,078)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.2% (1,901,306)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.0% (2,144,093)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.0% (1,071,394)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.7% (1,159,371)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.2% (430,750)
$200,000 or more
3.3% (435,449)
Income Gainesville FL USA
Less than $10,000 16.0% 6.2% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.6% 4.2% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.4% 9.3% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.6% 9.9% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.2% 13.8% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.0% 18.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.0% 12.5% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.7% 13.7% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.2% 5.6% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 3.3% 6.4% 8.3%

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