Alachua County FL Information


Alachua County Subdivisions

Alachua County FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 265,286
Population in Households 251,386
Population in Familes 164,551
Population in Group Qrtrs 13,900
Population Density1 303
Diversity Index2 58


Median Household Income $45,357
Average Household Income $69,695
Per Capita Income $28,918


Total Housing Units 120,082 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 55,702 (46.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 51,830 (43.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 12,550 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $206,204
Average Home Value $249,535


Total Households 107,532
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 56,586
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.85% 1.05%
Households 0.82% 1.06%
Families 0.68% 0.96%
Median Household Income   2.97%
Per Capita Income   3.17%


Alachua County FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alachua County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 23 67th
Population Density # 23 67th
Diversity Index # 20 72nd
Median Household Income # 39 43rd
Per Capita Income # 24 66th

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