Living in Gainesville, FL

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Gainesville, Florida Info Snack

Population
132,127
Unemployment
5.2%
Poverty
30.6%
Median Home
$161,900
Median Income
$37,264
Median Rent
$953

Gainesville SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
9.5
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
9

Gainesville, FL Crime Report

5,640
Total Crimes
4,175.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
68.58%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Gainesville
/ 100k People
Florida
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 5,640 4,175.1 2,524.1 2,476.7
Violent Crime 928 687.0 378.4 366.7
Murder 2 1.5 5.2 5.0
Robbery 185 137.0 75.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 588 435.3 258.3 250.2
Property Crime 4,712 3,488.2 2,145.7 2,109.9
Burglary 501 370.9 295.2 340.5
Larceny 3,803 2,815.3 1,668.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 408 302.0 181.8 219.9

Gainesville, FL Cost Of Living

95
Gainesville's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Gainesville Florida National Average
Overall 95 99 100
Services 95 99 100
Groceries 104 105 100
Health 99 100 100
Housing 82 96 100
Transportation 104 98 100
Utilities 119 102 100

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Map Of Gainesville, FL

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Population over time in Gainesville

Year Population % Change
2019 132,127 1.0%
2018 130,790 1.1%
2017 129,394 0.6%
2016 128,610 0.8%
2015 127,559 0.9%
2014 126,465 0.5%
2013 125,845 0.7%
2012 124,981 0.3%
2011 124,597 0.3%
2010 124,271 -

Race / Ethnicity in Gainesville

White
56.0% (73,937)
African American
21.5% (28,346)
American Indian
0.4% (484)
Asian
7.2% (9,469)
Hawaiian
0.1% (137)
Other
0.3% (458)
Two Or More
2.7% (3,624)
Hispanic
11.9% (15,672)
Race Gainesville FL USA
White 56.0% 53.9% 60.7%
African American 21.5% 15.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 7.2% 2.7% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.4% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.7% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 11.9% 25.6% 18.0%

Gender in Gainesville

Female
52.1% (68,850)
Male
47.9% (63,276)
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
4.0% (5,285)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (5,285)
High School / GED
20.0% (26,425)
Some College
17.0% (22,461)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (13,212)
Bachelor's Degree
24.0% (31,710)
Master's Degree
13.0% (17,176)
Professional Degree
3.0% (3,963)
Doctorate Degree
5.0% (6,606)
Education Gainesville FL USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 20.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 17.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 24.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 13.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 5.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Gainesville, Florida

Less than $10,000
17.1% (2,255,216)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.1% (807,662)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.6% (1,803,528)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.6% (1,397,815)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.1% (1,727,171)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.1% (1,989,043)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.7% (1,281,935)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.8% (1,164,442)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.0% (397,378)
$200,000 or more
2.9% (388,506)
Income Gainesville FL USA
Less than $10,000 17.1% 6.5% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.1% 4.3% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.6% 9.9% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.6% 10.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.1% 13.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.1% 18.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.7% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.8% 13.1% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.0% 5.3% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 2.9% 6.0% 7.7%

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