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Gainesville, FL Metro Area


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2022 population: 348,282   ( 84,007 from 2010)
Land area: 2343.5 square miles
Population density: 148.6 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:221,613 63.63% 28.6%
Black:60,77217.45% 20.8%
Indian:1,0200.29% 53.2%
Asian:18,2045.23% 37.1%
2+ races:8,5362.45% 59.1%
Hispanic:38,13710.95% 76.6%
Total non-White:126,66936.37% 37.8%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:7,083 10.4
Deaths:7,56011.1
Net Migration: 7,92111.7
Net Immigration: 1,6802.5
Change in White population:49,265 18.6
Change in Non-White pop.:34,742 13.1




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
264,275
172,34865.22%
50,30419.03%
6660.25%
13,2805.03%
5,3652.03%
21,5978.17%
91,92734.78%

2000
232,392
164,62970.84%
42,59318.33%
5260.23%
7,7143.32%
3,6571.57%
12,8975.55%
67,76329.16%

1990
191,263
144,49875.55%
35,01418.31%
3320.17%
4,5882.40%
n/a
6,8313.57%
46,76524.45%

1980
157,115
121,00077.01%
28,68618.26%
1890.12%
1,9281.23%
n/a
5,0983.24%
36,11522.99%

1970
108,315
83,88277.44%
21,33119.69%
500.05%
3340.31%
n/a
2,5712.37%
24,433 22.56%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
26,494 11.4
16,1637.0
11,3954.9
7,9483.4
7,719 3.3
24,164 10.4
1990's
NumberRate
27,028 14.1
15,2998.0
4,4972.4
3,5181.8
20,131 10.5
20,998 11.0
1980's
NumberRate
26,795 17.1
11,282 7.2
18,665 11.9
n/a
23,498 15.0
10,650 6.8
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
35,682 32.9
n/a
37,118 34.3
11,682 10.8

Age, Family & Household Data for Gainesville, FL Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
34.4
61,398 17.6%
286,884 82.4%
55,352 15.9%
133,312
2.41
71,736 53.8%
52,690 73.4%
6,990 9.7%
61,576 46.2%

2010
NumberPercent
30.8
47,916 18.1%
216,359 81.9%
29,483 11.2%
106,637
2.34
57,857 54.3%
39,916 69.0%
7,106 12.3%
48,780 45.7%

2000
NumberPercent
30.0
47,276 20.3%
185,116 79.7%
22,711 9.8%
92,537
2.36
51,804 56.0%
37,752 72.9%
6,664 12.9%
40,733 44.0%

1990
NumberPercent
28.8
41,910 21.9%
149,353 78.1%
18,109 9.5%
74,592
2.40
44,021 59.0%
33,062 75.1%
5,193 11.8%
30,571 41.0%

1980
NumberPercent
25.3
37,299 23.7%
119,816 76.3%
11,303 7.2%
56,722
2.60
35,621 62.8%
28,389 79.7%
3,822 10.7%
21,101 37.2%

2022 Housing Data for Gainesville, FL Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units152,302 
Median Value$228,698 
Occupied133,31287.5%
Vacant18,99012.5%
Owned79,11759.3%
Rented54,19540.7%
Median Rent$1,117 
Single-Family Units82,65054.3%
    Detached77,59450.9%
    Attached5,0563.3%
Buldings with 5+ Units36,88524.2%
Mobile Homes20,96413.8%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Gainesville, FL Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,00011,9339.0%
$10,000 to $14,9997,0765.3%
$15,000 to $19,9995,8434.4%
$20,000 to $24,9996,1514.6%
$25,000 to $29,9996,5834.9%
$30,000 to $34,9995,0773.8%
$35,000 to $39,9995,8594.4%
$40,000 to $44,9995,6574.2%
$45,000 to $49,9996,2474.7%
$50,000 to $59,9999,7487.3%
$60,000 to $74,99911,7878.8%
$75,000 to $99,99915,08111.3%
$100,000 to $124,99910,9218.2%
$125,000 to $149,9996,9285.2%
$150,000 to $199,9998,6906.5%
$200,000 or more9,7317.3%
Median Household Income56,506 
Per Capita Income34,578 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.83 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI5,5054.1%
Public Assistance2,6542.0%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps15,27311.5%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed132,79665.1%
Unemployed7,1093.5%
In Armed Forces940.0%
Total Labor Force139,99968.6%
Not in Labor Force64,05931.4%
Real Unemployment Rate 34.9%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector46,99741,75653.0%
Non-Profit5,0828,77036.7%
Self-Employed8,9585,45062.2%
Local Government5,7876,56746.8%
State Government10,63313,19744.6%
Federal Government2,6751,92858.1%
Total Private + Self55,95547,20654.2%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.24,17730,46244.2%
Total80,13277,66850.8%
Pct. Govt.25.8%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts22,08714.0%
Sales and Office Occupations33,37221.1%
Professional, Technical48,55730.7%
Service Occupations29,76318.8%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing1,1910.8%
All others24,27415.4%
White Collar 65.8%
Industry
 Number%
Educational services29,449171.0%
Health care and social assistance26,071151.4%
Retail trade17,12699.4%
Accommodation and food services14,50084.2%
Professional, scientific, technical10,35360.1%
Construction8,52949.5%
Public administration8,52649.5%
Manufacturing7,04740.9%
Other services6,92540.2%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.5,85534.0%
Finance and insurance4,54626.4%
Transportation and warehousing4,43125.7%
Real estate and rental and leasing3,46120.1%
Arts, entertainment, recreation3,28819.1%
Wholesale trade2,36713.7%
Information2,18012.7%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting1,94411.3%
Utilities1,1416.6%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction2761.6%
Management380.2%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Gainesville, FL Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican5,2601.54%
Puerto Rican9,3962.75%
Cuban6,7831.99%
Dominican9640.28%
Total Central American4,2141.24%
Costa Rican2980.09%
Guatemalan9520.28%
Honduran1,0050.29%
Nicaraguan5820.17%
Panamanian4150.12%
Salvadoran9620.28%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American6,1151.79%
Argentinean6530.19%
Bolivian2820.08%
Chilean1890.06%
Colombian1,7790.52%
Ecuadorian4580.13%
Paraguayan2030.06%
Peruvian7990.23%
Uruguayan640.02%
Venezuelan1,6230.48%
Other South American650.02%
Other Hispanic2,7720.81%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Indian5,5361.62%
Chinese3,7891.11%
Filipino2,9640.87%
Korean1,4990.44%
Vietnamese1,4860.44%
Japanese3030.09%
Indonesian2870.08%
Taiwanese2410.07%
Bangladeshi2340.07%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English279,69986.2%
Spanish22,3646.9%
Other Indo-European6,7342.1%
Chinese3,2591.0%
Other Asian2,0550.6%
Tagalog1,6130.5%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic1,6020.5%
French, Haitian, Cajun1,5900.5%
Korean1,2910.4%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German40,56611.9%
English39,39511.6%
Irish35,52410.4%
American16,0664.7%
Italian15,7594.6%
Scottish10,1043.0%
French8,0922.4%
Polish7,3172.1%
European6,2571.8%
Scotch-Irish3,8441.1%
Dutch3,1710.9%
British2,9440.9%
Swedish2,7560.8%
Russian2,5590.8%
Norwegian2,4800.7%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen325,25495.4%
Not a citizen15,8134.6%
Native308,14790.3%
Foreign-born32,9209.7%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Gainesville, FL Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
5,334 2.5%11,180 5.2%52,285 24.4%59,184 27.6%45,013 21.0%41,052 19.2%
  Average years of education: 14.2
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 5,334 2.5%
9-12 Years 11,180 5.2%
H.S. Grad or GED 52,285 24.4%
Some College 59,184 27.6%
Bach. Degree 45,013 21.0%
Grad Degree 41,052 19.2%
Average years of education: 14.2

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Gainesville, FL Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 218,422 209,600 8,822 4.0%
1991 219,904 208,950 10,954 5.0%
1992 222,472 210,584 11,888 5.3%
1993 230,834 220,716 10,118 4.4%
1994 236,974 228,430 8,544 3.6%
1995 241,370 233,852 7,518 3.1%
1996 243,450 235,778 7,672 3.2%
1997 247,064 239,100 7,964 3.2%
1998 251,924 244,512 7,412 2.9%
1999 256,012 249,708 6,304 2.5%
2000 276,460 267,724 8,736 3.2%
2001 281,046 270,742 10,304 3.7%
2002 278,676 268,154 10,522 3.8%
2003 280,434 270,884 9,550 3.4%
2004 283,970 275,360 8,610 3.0%
2005 293,432 286,512 6,920 2.4%
2006 298,152 291,816 6,336 2.1%
2007 305,654 297,674 7,980 2.6%
2008 310,382 296,886 13,496 4.3%
2009 305,772 283,980 21,792 7.1%
2010 302,746 277,590 25,156 8.3%
2011 303,942 279,458 24,484 8.1%
2012 304,768 282,648 22,120 7.3%
2013 303,828 284,582 19,246 6.3%
2014 304,250 287,180 17,070 5.6%
2015 306,054 291,278 14,776 4.8%
2016 312,910 298,986 13,924 4.4%
2017 317,696 305,140 12,556 4.0%
2018 322,110 311,096 11,014 3.4%
2019 325,994 315,598 10,396 3.2%
2020 317,056 299,894 17,162 5.4%
2021 324,704 312,066 12,638 3.9%
2022 331,934 322,358 9,576 2.9%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com