Gainesville, Florida 

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Population

135,004

+4.1% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.4%

Median Income

$32,108

Median Home Price

$229,700

Median Age

26

Comfort Index (Climate)

3.6 / 8.5

summer / winter

FL Gifts

Best Places to Live in Gainesville, Florida

College town - North-central Florida, 60 miles south of Georgia border. April, November and October are the most pleasant months in Gainesville, while August and July are the least comfortable months.

Gainesville, FL Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
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.


QUICK FACTS

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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 4.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Gainesville jobs have increased by 1.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Gainesville's cost of living is 10.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Gainesville's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Alachua county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 62.7% to 35.6%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Gainesville's population is 135,004 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 4.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 17.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Gainesville is Real Estate: $229,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.6%.

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 11.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Gainesville is $229,700.

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Reviews for Gainesville   59 Reviews
One of the places in Florida - 7/23/2021
Lovely diverse city! People is nice and there is always something to do. Outdoors activities are awesome! The springs are beautiful and there are plenty of hiking... Read More

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highest taxes and electric in state! Run!!!!!!!!!! - 5/15/2020
Gainesville has the highest taxes and electrical rates in the state. The city is run by a bunch of liberals who have no idea what they are doing. Crime and homelessness... Read More

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

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