Alachua demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)27041091
Median age34.041.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1850%38%43%
Speak English91%72%79%
Speak Spanish4%21%13%
Alachua, FL has a population of 9,553 and is the 4,074th largest city in the United States. The population density is 270 per sq mi which is 34% lower than the Florida average and 198% higher than the national average. The median age in Alachua is 34 which is approximately 18% lower than the Florida average of 42. In Alachua, 58% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 91% speak English and 4% speak Spanish. 57% of Alachua residents were born in Florida, 32% were born out of state, 3% were born outside of the United States and 8% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Alachua is 34% lower than Florida.
  • The median age in Alachua is 18% lower than Florida.
  • In Alachua 68.49% of the population is White.
  • In Alachua 25.02% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Alachua 1.28% of the population is Asian.

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Alachua population breakdown by race

Black or African American25.02%16.14%12.63%
American Indian0.77%0.27%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race4.00%2.48%3.06%
Other race0.44%2.54%4.75%
In Alachua, 5.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Alachua, FL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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