Gainesville (zip 32609), Florida 

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Population

19,220

-1.8% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.4%

Median Income

$33,218

Median Home Price

$167,900

Median Age

36.4

Comfort Index (Climate)

3.7 / 8.5

summer / winter

FL Gifts

Best Places to Live in Gainesville (zip 32609), Florida

College town - North-central Florida, 60 miles south of Georgia border. April, November and October are the most pleasant months in the 32609 zip code, while July and August are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: Gainesville (zip 32609)
Cost of Living: -17.7% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 96 ft above sea level
Gainesville, FL Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
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.


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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Gainesville (zip 32609) is 4.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Gainesville (zip 32609) jobs have increased by 1.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Gainesville (zip 32609)'s cost of living is 17.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Gainesville (zip 32609)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
April, November and October are the most pleasant months in the 32609 zip code, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

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

POPULATION
Gainesville (zip 32609)'s population is 19,220 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 1.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Gainesville (zip 32609) is Real Estate: $167,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.8%.

SCHOOLS
Gainesville (zip 32609) 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 (zip 32609). More Education



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Housing Market in Gainesville

It's a good time to buy in Gainesville. Home Appreciation is up 14.0% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Gainesville is $167,900.
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