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: 756
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,654
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,693
  • 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
Daytime Population: Workers 12,043
Daytime Population: Residents 11,938
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 23,981
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 22,963
Population in Familes 17,195
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density2 1,337
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $61,299
Average Household Income $87,328
Per Capita Income $38,044


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


Total Households 10,003
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 5,888
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 0.63% 0.73%
Households 0.55% 0.66%
Families 0.44% 0.58%
Median Household Income   3.39%
Per Capita Income   2.75%

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 Density # 443 54th
Diversity Index # 441 54th
Median Household Income # 212 78th
Per Capita Income # 189 81st

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