Gainesville, FL Livability Score

Gainesville, FL is Extremely Livable
  • • Gainesville is ranked #266 in Florida
  • • Gainesville is ranked #3442 in the USA
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Low Cost of Living
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The Locals

Population (2013)124,98119,552,860317,297,938
Population density (sq mi)2,02936590
Median age24.540.837.2
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)29%55%56%
Have children (under 18yrs)42%40%45%
African American23%16%13%
Speak English84%73%79%
Speak Spanish7%20%13%
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Gator Infested!!Overall Gainesville is just a regular, sleepy, small town for people who just want a regular life. Most people here are college students who are die-hard gator fans and if you tell them any different prepare to get bashed. This place isRead full review
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  • July 06, 2010
Gainesville, FL - The Orange and BlueI've traveled to Gainesville, Florida many times when I drove a shuttle at the airport in Jacksonville, Florida. I think the most amazing thing about the city of Gainesville is the people. They all have a sense of pride for their footballRead full review

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