Gainesville Metro Area, Florida 

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557,137

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5,198,560

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Population

277,056

+6.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.2%

Median Income

$41,961

Median Home Price

$161,450

United States / Florida / Gainesville Metro Area / Counties / Cities / Zip Codes

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.

Pros
-College-town amenities
-Performing arts
-Healthcare
Cons
-Summer heat
-Violent crime rate
-Air service

 $269,900 
7701 SW 18th Pl
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 2025 SqFt
 $3,200 
14284 NW 26th Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 3173 SqFt
 $2,400 
501 NE 8th Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1612 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.


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Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Florida
County: Alachua, Gilchrist, 2 total
Metro Area: Gainesville Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Gainesville, Alachua, 13 total
Zip Codes: 32608, 32607, 32606, 32605, 32609, 32601, 32615, 32641, 32653, 32669, 22 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 96 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Gainesville Metro Area is 3.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). 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
April, November and October are the most pleasant months in the Gainesville metro area, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
The Gainesville metro area voted Democratic in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Gainesville Metro Area's population is 277,056 people. Since 2010, 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 $161,450. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.6%. Check out the homes in the area

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

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NEW LISTINGS IN GAINESVILLE
$269,900
7701 SW 18th Pl
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$3,200
14284 NW 26th Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$2,400
501 NE 8th Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$1,300
630 NE 13th St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$1,550
812 NW 4th Pl
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$2,200
8241 NW 54th St
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$319,500
118 NE 135th Ter
Bed 2 | Bath 1

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