Gainesville, FL 32606 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 32606: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gainesville, FL 32606

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 796
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,467
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,684
  • County: Alachua County
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.697, Longitude -82.412
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Gainesville, FL 32606 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 23,006
Population in Households 22,963
Population in Familes 17,195
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density1 1,337
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 10,003
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 5,888
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,839 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,204 (48.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,799 (44.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 836 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $228,665
Average Home Value $277,998


Median Household Income $61,299
Average Household Income $87,328
Per Capita Income $38,044
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.63% 0.73%
Households 0.55% 0.66%
Families 0.44% 0.58%
Median Household Income   3.39%
Per Capita Income   2.75%
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 32606 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 32606 to the other 967 ZIP Codes in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 398 59th
Population Density1 # 443 54th
Diversity Index2 # 441 54th
Median Household Income # 212 78th
Per Capita Income # 189 81st

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