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
  • County: Alachua County
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.602, Longitude -82.399
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 894
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 22,155
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 10,461
    • Single Family Addresses: 11,694

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Gainesville, FL 32608 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 49,160
Daytime Population: Workers 26,972
Daytime Population: Residents 25,200
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 52,172
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 48,426
Population in Familes 26,289
Population in Group Qrtrs 734
Population Density2 1,252
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $37,775
Average Household Income $65,278
Per Capita Income $28,589


Total Housing Units 23,767 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,478 (31.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,710 (57.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,579 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $226,863
Average Home Value $277,939


Total Households 21,188
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 9,216
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 1.23% 1.14%
Households 1.1% 1.06%
Families 1.02% 0.95%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   2.29%

Gainesville, FL 32608 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 32608 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 # 64 93rd
Population Density # 460 53rd
Diversity Index # 284 70th
Median Household Income # 781 19th
Per Capita Income # 386 60th

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