| Share
 
United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataFlorida

QuickFacts from the US Census Bureau

Florida




Alachua County, Florida

   People QuickFactsAlachua CountyFlorida
Population, 2005 estimate 223,85217,789,864
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005 2.7%11.3%
Population, 2000 217,95515,982,378
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2005 5.6%6.3%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2005 19.4%22.9%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2005 10.2%16.8%
Female persons, percent, 2005 51.2%51.0%
 
White persons, percent, 2005 (a)73.7%80.4%
Black persons, percent, 2005 (a)20.0%15.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2005 (a)0.3%0.4%
Asian persons, percent, 2005 (a)4.4%2.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2005 (a)0.0%0.1%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2005 1.6%1.2%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2005 (b)6.4%19.5%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2005 67.9%62.1%
 
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 39.9%48.9%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 7.3%16.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 11.5%23.1%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 88.1%79.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 38.7%22.3%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 32,8223,274,566
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 21.126.2
 
Housing units, 2005 104,6138,256,847
Homeownership rate, 2000 54.9%70.1%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 36.3%29.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $97,300$105,500
 
Households, 2000 87,5096,337,929
Persons per household, 2000 2.342.46
Median household income, 2003 $33,056$38,985
Per capita money income, 1999 $18,465$21,557
Persons below poverty, percent, 2003 16.1%13.0%
   Business QuickFactsAlachua CountyFlorida
Private nonfarm establishments, 2004 5,590484,9382
Private nonfarm employment, 2004 83,5656,864,9872
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2004 2.6%10.4%2
Nonemployer establishments, 2004 13,8221,369,0021
 
Total number of firms, 2002 17,1631,539,207
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 5.0%6.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.6%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 2.5%2.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 5.6%17.3%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 29.5%28.4%
 
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 834,95678,474,770
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) D219,490,896
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 2,367,427191,805,685
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $10,720$11,498
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 326,77229,366,940
Building permits, 2005 2,293287,250
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 1,473,737121,933,5022
   Geography QuickFactsAlachua CountyFlorida
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 87453,926
Persons per square mile, 2000 249.4296.4
FIPS Code 00112
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area Gainesville, FL Metro Area 

1: The 2004 Nonemployer totals may be low due to late tax reporting in hurricane-impacted counties/regions in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas.
2: Includes data not distributed by county.

Download the full data set

(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms


Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:03:58 EST

More census articles:

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring