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
  • County: Alachua County
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.697, Longitude -82.412
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 772
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 10,619
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,649
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,970

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Database updated: February 1, 2019, Maps updated: February 1, 2019.

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  1. 32606 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 32606 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Gainesville, FL 32606 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 24,232
Population in Households 24,172
Population in Familes 17,843
Population in Group Qrtrs 60
Population Density2 1,404
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $64,807
Average Household Income $91,417
Per Capita Income $39,800


Total Housing Units 11,282 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,742 (50.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,782 (42.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 758 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $237,919
Average Home Value $295,254


Total Households 10,524
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 6,136
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.01% 1.3%
Households 0.93% 1.19%
Families 0.75% 1.08%
Median Household Income   3.41%
Per Capita Income   3.36%

Gainesville, FL 32606 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 32606 to the other 970 ZIP Codes 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 # 376 61st
Population Density # 437 55th
Diversity Index # 446 54th
Median Household Income # 196 80th
Per Capita Income # 179 82nd

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