Gainesville Metro Area, Florida 

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Population

332,317

+6.2% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.0%

Median Income

$41,961

Median Home Price

$226,500

Median Age

31.7

Comfort Index (Climate)

3.6 / 8.5

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Gainesville Metro Area, Florida

College town - North-central Florida, 60 miles south of Georgia border. April, November and October are the most pleasant months in the Gainesville metro area, while July and August 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, Gilchrist, 2 total
Metro Area: Gainesville Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately liberal
City: Gainesville, Alachua, 13 total
Zip Codes: 32608, 32607, 32606, 32605, 32609, 32601, 32615, 32641, 32669, 32653, 22 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 96 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Gainesville Metro Area is 4.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Gainesville Metro Area jobs have increased by 1.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Gainesville Metro Area's cost of living is 11.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Gainesville Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, the Gainesville metro area remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 59.8% to 38.6%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Gainesville Metro Area's population is 332,317 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 6.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Gainesville Metro Area is Real Estate: $226,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.6%.

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. More Education



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Housing Market in Gainesville

It's a good time to buy in Gainesville. Home Appreciation is up 11.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Gainesville is $226,500.

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MAPS OF GAINESVILLE METRO AREA, FLORIDA
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ZIP CODES IN GAINESVILLE METRO AREA, FLORIDA
32608, 32607, 32606, 32605, 32609, 32601, 32615, 32641, 32669, 32653, 22 total

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