StatisticGainesvilleFloridaNational
Population128,61021,477,737328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)2,05441091
Median age25.741.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)29%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1838%38%43%
Speak English84%72%79%
Speak Spanish7%21%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Gainesville is 401% higher than Florida
  • The median age in Gainesville is 38% lower than Florida
  • In Gainesville 65.40% of the population is White
  • In Gainesville 22.15% of the population is Black
  • In Gainesville 7.05% of the population is Asian

Compare Gainesville, FL Demographics

      vs

      Gainesville population breakdown by race

      RaceGainesvilleFloridaNational
      White65.40%75.90%73.35%
      Black22.15%16.14%12.63%
      Asian7.05%2.61%5.22%
      American Indian0.34%0.27%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.35%0.06%0.18%
      Mixed race3.77%2.48%3.06%
      Other race0.94%2.54%4.75%
      In Gainesville, 10.2% 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Gainesville age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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