Alachua County Population 2017

Alachua County's estimated population is 263,496 with a growth rate of 1.58% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Alachua County is the 23rd largest county in Florida.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2016263,4964,0941.58%
2015259,4023,6161.41%
2014255,7863,1501.25%
2013252,6361,0490.42%
2012251,5871,8650.75%
2011249,7222,0970.85%
2010247,62566,02936.36%
1990181,59630,24819.99%
1980151,34846,58444.47%
1970104,76430,69041.43%
196074,07417,04829.90%
195057,02618,41947.71%
194038,6074,24212.34%
193034,3652,6768.44%
192031,689-2,616-7.63%
191034,3052,0606.39%
190032,2459,31140.60%
189022,9346,47239.31%
188016,462-866-5.00%
187017,3289,096110.50%
18608,2325,708226.15%
18502,52424210.60%
18402,282783.54%
18302,2040.00%

Alachua County Population Growth

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Alachua County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White182,48269.25%
Black or African American53,52620.31%
Asian15,3905.84%
Two or More Races6,9452.64%
American Indian and Alaska Native8680.33%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1910.07%

Alachua County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Alachua County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Gainesville12448613159171055.71%
Alachua905898938359.22%
High Springs5350594159111.05%
Newberry4954570975515.24%
Hawthorne14271525986.87%
Archer11181191736.53%
Waldo10161030141.38%
Micanopy600638386.33%
La Crosse364382184.95%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990