Gainesville, Florida 

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Population

130,128

54% Growth

Unemployment Rate

5.2%

Median Income

$32,108

Avg. Home Price

$173,700

Best Places to Live in Gainesville, Florida

College town - North-central Florida, 60 miles south of Georgia border
Pros
-College-town amenities
-Performing arts
-Healthcare
Cons
-Summer heat
-Violent crime rate
-Air service

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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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Florida
County: Alachua County
Metro Area: Gainesville Metro Area
City: Gainesville
Zip Codes: 32608, 32607, 32606, 32605, 32601, 32609, 32653, 32641, 32603, 32612, 10 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 96 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Gainesville is 5.2% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Gainesville jobs have increased by 0.86%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Gainesville's cost of living is 6.10% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Gainesville's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Gainesville's population is 130,128 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 53.51%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 16 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Gainesville is $173,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.41%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Gainesville public schools spend $9,228 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.6 students per teacher in Gainesville. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Gainesville

It's a good time to buy in Gainesville. Home Appreciation is up 8.4% in the last 12 months. Browse Gainesville Real Estate.

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Reviews for Gainesville   56 Reviews
A Quickly-Growing City Filled with Rich Culture - 3/23/2017
The city of Gainesville, FL has significantly changed over the past several years. Once a town defined only by the University of Florida, its amazing natural landscapes,... Read More

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Gainesville: classic & timeless, young & eclectic - 1/27/2017
Gainesville, FL is such a unique, one of kind city. You have the University of Florida, a central hub for student life, community jobs, research, events, sports and much... Read More

Gainesville FL - great weather and great people - 4/20/2016
Gainesville has mostly sunny days. When it rains, it does so with enough gusto to quickly water the grass and plants, and then it's back to sunny skies a few hours... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA
32608, 32607, 32606, 32605, 32601, 32609, 32653, 32641, 32603, 32612, 10 total
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