Gainesville, FL 32601 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 32601: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gainesville, FL 32601

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,158
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,682
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,742
  • County: Alachua County
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.649, Longitude -82.305
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Gainesville, FL 32601 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 19,146
Population in Households 17,580
Population in Familes 6,033
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,566
Population Density1 3,976
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 8,423
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 2,213
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,739 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,642 (16.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,781 (69.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,316 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $137,191
Average Home Value $165,317


Median Household Income $20,933
Average Household Income $35,755
Per Capita Income $16,588
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.34% 0.52%
Households 0.46% 0.6%
Families 0.05% 0.31%
Median Household Income   -1.04%
Per Capita Income   1.33%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Gainesville, FL 32601 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 32601 to the other 965 ZIP Codes in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 467 52nd
Population Density1 # 161 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 325 66th
Median Household Income # 947 2nd
Per Capita Income # 868 10th

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