Gainesville, FL 32612 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 32612: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gainesville, FL 32612

Not Acceptable, USPS
Univ of FL Student Dorms, FL 32612
University of FL, FL 32612

  • Businesses Addresses: 1
  • Single Family Addresses: 0
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Alachua County
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.653, Longitude -82.351
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Gainesville, FL 32612 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 497
Population in Households 497
Population in Familes 313
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 14,448
Diversity Index2 68


Total Households 319
Average Household Size 1.56
Family Households 135
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 331 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 0
Renter Occupied HU 319 (96.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $0
Average Home Value $0


Median Household Income $18,214
Average Household Income $24,823
Per Capita Income $15,933
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.86% 0.67%
Households 2.77% 2.05%
Families 2.46% 1.72%
Median Household Income   -0.8%
Per Capita Income   0.89%
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 32612 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 32612 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 # 935 3rd
Population Density1 # 6 99th
Diversity Index2 # 189 81st
Median Household Income # 950 2nd
Per Capita Income # 891 8th

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