Gainesville Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Gainesville, FL

General Gainesville Information

State: Florida

County: Alachua County

Close cities: Micanopy, FL, West Park, FL, Waldo, FL, Earleton, FL, La Crosse, FL, Alachua, FL, Newberry, FL, Brooker, FL, Archer, FL, Evinston, FL

Gainesville Population (census data)
Total 104,828
Male 51,252 (48.9%)
Female 53,576 (51.1%)

Population Density: 2,176 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 92.5 (US Avg is 100)

Gainesville Elevation: 183 feet above sea level

Land Area: 48.2 square miles

Median Household Income: $27,479

Zip Codes: 32627, 32603, 32601, 32611, 32602, 32641, 32635, 32612, 32604, 32614, 32609, 32606, 32653, 32607, 32605, 32613, 32608, and 32610.

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Gainesville Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (64.1%)
  • Black (23.2%)
  • Hispanic (6.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • Other race (1.5%)
  • Chinese (1.4%)
  • Asian Indian (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Korean (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (12.6%)
  • Irish (10.8%)
  • English (9.9%)
  • United States (5.6%)
  • Italian (4.9%)
  • French (3.0%)
Foriegn Born: 8,320 people (7.9%)
  • Asia (48.7%)
  • Latin America (29.5%)
  • Europe (21.8%)

Local Gainesville Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Tampa Bay Rays,
NFL Football: Jacksonville Jaguars, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
NBA Basketball: Orlando Magic,
NHL Hockey: Tampa Bay Lightning
NCAA Sports: University of Florida, Jacksonville University

Gainesville School Information

High Schools
Buchholz High School AOF (5510 Northwest 27th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32606 - School Board of Alachua County District)
Eastside High School (1201 SE 43rd Street, Gainesville, FL, 32641 - Alachua County School District District)
F. W. Buchholz High School (5510 NW 27th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32606 - Alachua County School District District)
Gainesville High School (1900 NW 13th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32609 - Alachua County School District District)
W. Travis Loften High School (3000 E University Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32641 - Alachua County School District District)
W. Travis Loften High School AOIT (3000 East University Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32641 - School Board of Alachua County District)
Middle Schools
Abraham Lincoln Middle School (1001 SE 12th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32641 - Alachua County School District District)
Fort Clarke Middle School (9301 NW 23rd Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32606 - Alachua County School District District)
Hoggetowne Middle School (3930 NE 15 Street, Gainesville, FL, 32609 - Alachua County School District District)
Howard W. Bishop Middle School (1901 NE 9th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32609 - Alachua County School District District)
Kanapaha Middle School (5005 SW 75th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32608 - Alachua County School District District)
Westwood Middle School (3215 NW 15th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32605 - Alachua County School District District)
Elementary Schools
C. W. Norton Elementary School (2200 NW 45th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32605 - Alachua County School District District)
Charles W. Duval Elementary School (2106 NE 8th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32641 - Alachua County School District District)
Glen Springs Elementary School (2826 NW 31st Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32605 - Alachua County School District District)
Hidden Oak Elementary School (9205 NW 23rd Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32606 - Alachua County School District District)
Idylwild Elementary School (4601 SW 20th Terrace, Gainesville, FL, 32608 - Alachua County School District District)
J. J. Finley Elementary School (1912 NW 5th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32603 - Alachua County School District District)
Joseph Williams Elementary School (1245 SE 7th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32641 - Alachua County School District District)
Kimball Wiles Elementary School (4601 SW 75th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32608 - Alachua County School District District)
Lake Forest Elementary School (4401 SE 4th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32641 - Alachua County School District District)
Lawton M. Chiles Elementary School (2525 Schoolhouse Road, Gainesville, FL, 32608 - Alachua County School District District)
Littlewood Elementary School (812 NW 34th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32605 - Alachua County School District District)
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Elementary School (3500 NE 15th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32609 - Alachua County School District District)
Myra Terwilliger Elementary School (301 NW 62nd Street, Gainesville, FL, 32607 - Alachua County School District District)
Stephen Foster Elementary School (3800 NW 6th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32609 - Alachua County School District District)
W. A. Metcalfe Elementary School (1250 NE 18th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32609 - Alachua County School District District)
William S. Talbot Elementary School (5701 NW 43rd Street, Gainesville, FL, 32653 - Alachua County School District District)
Other/Private Schools
A. Quinn Jones/Exceptional Student Center (1108 NW 7th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32601 - Alachua County School District District)
Alachua Halfway House (3436 NE 39th Avenue Suite 3, Gainesville, FL, 32609 - Alachua County School District District)
Anchor School (312 NW 16th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32601 - Alachua County School District District)
Caring & Sharing Learning School (1951 SE 4th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32641 - Alachua County School District District)
Character Counts Center (1108 NW 7 Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32601 - Alachua County School District District)
Einstein Montessori School (5930 SW Archer Road, Gainesville, FL, 32608 - Alachua County School District District)
Expressions Learning Arts Academy (5408 SW 13 Street, Gainesville, FL, 32608 - Alachua County School District District)
Family Progress Center (4556 SW 75th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32608 - Alachua County School District District)
Fearnside Family Services Center (3600 NE 15th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32609 - Alachua County School District District)
Florida Siatech At Gainesville, Inc. (5301 NE 40th Terrace, Gainesville, FL, 32609 - Alachua County School District District)
Genesis Preparatory School (207 NW 23rd Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32609 - Alachua County School District District)
Horizon Center. Alternative School (2802 NE Eighth Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32641 - Alachua County School District District)
Hospital Homebound (312 NW 16th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32601 - Alachua County School District District)
Love To Learn Educational Center (125 NW 23rd Avenue Suite 3, Gainesville, FL, 32609 - Alachua County School District District)
Martin Luther King Academy (4180 NE 15 Street, Gainesville, FL, 32609 - Alachua County School District District)
N. Florida Juvenile Detention (3436 NE 39th Avenue Suite 3, Gainesville, FL, 32609 - Alachua County School District District)
Oasis Enrichment Academy (908 SE Williston Road, Gainesville, FL, 32641 - Alachua County School District District)
P. K. Yonge Developmental Research School (1080 SW 11th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32601 - University Of Florida Laboratory School District)
Pace (1010 SE 4th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32601 - Alachua County School District District)
Prairie View Academy (1700 SE 35 Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32641 - Alachua County School District District)
Sidney Lanier Center (312 NW 16th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32601 - Alachua County School District District)
The One Room School House Project (4180 NE 15th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32609 - Alachua County School District District)

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