Gainesville, Florida 

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Population

129,394

+4.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.6%

Median Income

$32,108

Median Home Price

$185,200

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

Local Listings in Gainesville, FL
 $199,900 
4721 NW 39th St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1780 SqFt
 $199,900 
4721 NW 39th St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1780 SqFt
 $150,000 
5333 NW 2nd Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1896 SqFt
 $149,900 
8689 NW 42nd St
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 | 1320 SqFt

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
Political Ideology: Moderately liberal
City: Gainesville
Zip Codes: 32608, 32607, 32606, 32605, 32609, 32601, 32641, 32653, 32612, 32603, 10 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 96 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Gainesville is 3.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Gainesville jobs have increased by 1.60%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Gainesville's cost of living is 4.40% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Gainesville's Cost of Living

VOTING
Alachua county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Gainesville's population is 129,394 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 4.12%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Gainesville is $185,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.41%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Gainesville

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. More Education


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Housing Market in Gainesville

It's a good time to buy in Gainesville. Home Appreciation is up 6.0% in the last 12 months. Browse Gainesville Real Estate or Find top agents in Gainesville

The median home price in Gainesville is $185,200. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Gainesville   57 Reviews
Hell drug hell and corruption - 3/11/2019
I lived here 30 years. There was a time in the 90s when people stated it was bad but really the past 5 or 10 years is worse than the 90s. There is an extensive amount... Read More
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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

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


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

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NEW LISTINGS IN GAINESVILLE FL
$199,900
4721 NW 39th St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$150,000
5333 NW 2nd Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$149,900
8689 NW 42nd St
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 |

$175,000
4716 NW 41st St
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$199,707
1406 SE Wacahoota Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$208,707
6304 NW 37th Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

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