Gainesville, FL Livability Score

Gainesville, FL is Extremely Livable
  • • Gainesville is ranked #211 in Florida
  • • Gainesville is ranked #2648 in the USA
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
  • Low Cost of Living
  • High Graduation Rates
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The Locals

StatisticGainesvilleFloridaNational
Population (2013)124,98118,885,152309,138,711
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%
Caucasian66%76%74%
African American23%16%13%
Asian7%2%5%
Speak English84%73%79%
Speak Spanish7%20%13%
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Total Waste!so i moved to gainesville because i was promised by local employers the opportunity for work and education. only to find out the employers are underhanded and fire people just before they qualify for benefits and the local population isRead full review
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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