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Gainesville is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 128,460 people and 43 constituent neighborhoods, Gainesville is the 13th largest community in Florida.
Gainesville is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 90.73% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Gainesville is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gainesville who work in office and administrative support (13.00%), teaching (12.43%) and sales jobs (11.59%).
Also of interest is that Gainesville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Gainesville is a nice balance between life in a moderately big city and the interesting diversions and culture that come from having a big college student population. The thousands of students who arrive on campus every fall will find that Gainesville has plenty of amenities and opportunities for them, while residents of Gainesville enjoy the lectures, music, art, and economic trickle-down that colleges typically provide. "Town and Gown" complement each other in Gainesville.
Not only is Gainesville a city with many college students, but it also retains many recent graduates who are looking to start new careers, creating a decent-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile. This makes it a good choice for other relocating single professionals. Here, these young singles will find many others like themselves, with opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Gainesville spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.48 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Many people in Gainesville take advantage of public transportation to get around. In fact, for the size of the city, the number of people who use the bus to commute to work is quite high. This helps to fill a need among Gainesville citizens for affordable transportation.
Gainesville is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 42.55% of adults in Gainesville have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Gainesville in 2010 was $19,615, which is lower middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $78,460 for a family of four. However, Gainesville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Gainesville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 35.85% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Gainesville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Gainesville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Gainesville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Gainesville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.08% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Gainesville include German, Irish, English, Italian, Polish and French.
The most common language spoken in Gainesville is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||47,420|
|GAINESVILLE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||33.45%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||66.55%|
|TYPE OF GAINESVILLE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||38.19%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||5.69%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||13.07%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||40.69%|
|SIZE OF GAINESVILLE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||1.62%|
|AGE OF GAINESVILLE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||15.71%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||56.66%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||24.01%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||3.62%|
|GAINESVILLE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$158,325|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,063|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $53,000||6.30%|
|$53,001 - $107,000||21.16%|
|$107,001 - $213,000||45.67%|
|$213,001 - $320,000||18.02%|
|$320,001 - $426,000||4.48%|
|$426,001 - $533,000||2.26%|
|$533,001 - $799,000||1.70%|
|$799,001 - $1,065,000||0.31%|
|PEOPLE OF GAINESVILLE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||4.25%|
|5 TO 17||8.39%|
|18 TO 24||36.99%|
|25 TO 34||16.58%|
|35 TO 54||16.26%|
|55 TO 64||9.07%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||8.45%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||91.16%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$32,108|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$19,615|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||35.85%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (23.22%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (5.35%)
Public Service (3.63%)
Real estate (2.15%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||23.27%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.28%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.10%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.16%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||3.37%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||10.08%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (11.53%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (84.53%)
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