Income/capita 6%
Household income 0%
Unemployment 33%
Income per capita$28,131$27,598$29,829
Median household income$55,139$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$71,588$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,418$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$37,500$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$26,833$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate3.1%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level17.5%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Alachua is 6% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Alachua is equal to the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Alachua is 33% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Alachua is 16% higher than the national average

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      Alachua employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry1.4%0.3%
      Manufacturing sector5.0%1.9%
      Financial & insurance services2.3%3.7%
      Wholesale & retail services13.7%6.4%
      Public administration8.1%6.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.2%2.4%
      Education, health & social services26.1%51.9%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Newberry, FL5,410$62,32513%
      Spring Ridge, FL421$49,15011%
      Brooker, FL463$48,75012%
      Fort White, FL817$48,75012%
      High Springs, FL5,678$47,40114%
      Alachua, FL9,553$55,1390%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mooresville, IN9,553$51,4087%
      Pine Ridge, FL9,554$51,4847%
      Snohomish, WA9,551$56,7633%
      Brentwood, PA9,550$51,1977%
      Gunbarrel, CO9,559$81,25047%
      Alachua, FL9,553$55,1390%
      Source: The Alachua, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).