Gainesville, FL 32608 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 32608: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gainesville, FL 32608

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 847
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,430
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 10,508
  • County: Alachua County
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.602, Longitude -82.399
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Gainesville, FL 32608 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 47,016
Population in Households 46,284
Population in Familes 25,313
Population in Group Qrtrs 732
Population Density1 1,107
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 20,293
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 8,894
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 22,999 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,265 (31.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,028 (56.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,706 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $225,339
Average Home Value $285,836


Median Household Income $37,316
Average Household Income $63,360
Per Capita Income $27,820
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.01% 0.94%
Households 0.96% 0.91%
Families 0.83% 0.77%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
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 32608 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 32608 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 # 68 93rd
Population Density1 # 480 50th
Diversity Index2 # 290 70th
Median Household Income # 752 22nd
Per Capita Income # 371 62nd

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