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Pros

-College-town amenities
-Performing arts
-Healthcare

Cons

-Summer heat
-Violent crime rate
-Air service


What Bert Has To Say About Gainesville Metro Area


A Florida place many across the country haven’t heard of or thought about a lot, Gainesville has quietly but steadily marched to the head of the class. Gainesville is a right-sized college town centered on the 36,000-student University of Florida. The university is the area’s largest employer, and the economic picture, recently mixed, has recovered well and the area is now one of the strongest and most diverse economies in the state.



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Quick Facts About Gainesville


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Gainesville Metro Area is 4.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Gainesville Metro Area jobs have Increased by 0.88 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Gainesville Metro Area's cost of living is 5.70% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Gainesville Metro Area's population is 277,163 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 44.91 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Gainesville Metro Area is $157,700. Home appreciation the last year has been -13.40 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Gainesville Metro Area public schools spend $9,265 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.8 students per teacher in Gainesville Metro Area.

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Gainesville Housing Market


It's not a good time to buy in Gainesville. Home Appreciation is down -13.4% in the last 12 months. Browse Gainesville Real Estate.
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Comments


re: Over rated, expensive, and no jobs - 12/2/2012
Hi Henry! Just wondering if you still feel the same way about... (read more)
re: Living in Gainesville - 12/2/2013
Hi Darlene! Just wondering if you still feel the same way about living in Gainesville... (read more)
re: Overall Great Place to live. - 8/12/2013
Hi Bob. I think that you might have put in 3 reviews of Gainesville, but I totally agree with you and didn't think to include it in my review-- the utility prices are... (read more)
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