Alachua Census Data

Alachua County Census Data

People QuickFactsAlachua CountyFlorida
Population, 2012 estimate NA 19,317,568
Population, 2011 estimate 249,365 19,082,262
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base 247,336 18,802,690
Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012 NA 2.7%
Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2011 0.8% 1.5%
Population, 2010 247,336 18,801,310
Persons under 5 years, percent, 2011 5.3% 5.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2011 17.4% 21.0%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2011 11.1% 17.6%
Female persons, percent, 2011 51.6% 51.1%
White persons, percent, 2011 (a) 71.3% 78.5%
Black persons, percent, 2011 (a) 20.3% 16.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2011 (a) 0.3% 0.5%
Asian persons, percent, 2011 (a) 5.6% 2.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander persons, percent, 2011 (a) 0.1% 0.1%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2011 2.4% 1.8%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino Origin, percent, 2011 (b) 8.9% 22.9%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2011 63.5% 57.5%
Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2007-2011 74.3% 83.5%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2007-2011 10.7% 19.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent age 5+, 2007-2011 13.8% 27.0%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2007-2011 90.3% 85.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2007-2011 41.1% 26.0%
Veterans, 2007-2011 17,113 1,637,466
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2007-2011 20.0 25.7
Housing units, 2011 113,371 9,026,965
Homeownership rate, 2007-2011 54.5% 69.0%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2007-2011 38.1% 29.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2007-2011 $185,100 $188,600
Households, 2007-2011 97,542 7,140,096
Persons per household, 2007-2011 2.35 2.56
Per capita money income in the past 12 months (2011 dollars), 2007-2011 $25,172 $26,733
Median household income, 2007-2011 $41,373 $47,827
Persons below poverty level, percent, 2007-2011 23.6% 14.7%

Business QuickFactsAlachua CountyFlorida
Private nonfarm establishments, 2010 5,786 491,1501
Private nonfarm employment, 2010 81,509 6,626,5581
Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2000-2010 0.1 6.61
Nonemployer establishments, 2010 15,392 1,686,142
Total number of firms, 2007 20,676 2,009,589
Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 7.8% 9.0%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 S 0.5%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 3.8% 3.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 S 0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 6.7% 22.4%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 31.6% 28.9%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) D 104,832,907
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) D 221,641,518
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) 3,152,244 262,341,127
Retail sales per capita, 2007 $13,124 $14,353
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) 493,980 41,922,059
Building permits, 2011 444 42,360

Geography QuickFactsAlachua CountyFlorida
Land area in square miles definition and source info Land area in square miles, 2010 875.02 53,624.76
Persons per square mile definition and source info Persons per square mile, 2010 282.7 350.6
Persons per square mile definition and source info FIPS Code 001 12
Persons per square mile definition and source info Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area Gainesville, FL Metro Area


Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report