Alachua, Florida Population 2022

10,878
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Alachua is a city located in Alachua County Florida. With a 2020 population of 10,878, it is the 316th largest city in Florida and the 3842nd largest city in the United States. Alachua is currently growing at a rate of 1.42% annually and its population has increased by 2.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,574 in 2020. Spanning over 37 miles, Alachua has a population density of 300 people per square mile.

The average household income in Alachua is $87,333 with a poverty rate of 15.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,079 per month, and the median house value is $203,500. The median age in Alachua is 36.9 years, 38.6 years for males, and 36.2 years for females.

Alachua Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Alachuawas:

  • White: 67.47%
  • Black or African American: 27.84%
  • Two or more races: 2.27%
  • Asian: 1.82%
  • Other race: 0.55%
  • Native American: 0.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Alachua, Florida is 10,878 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 10,574.

Alachua, Florida Population 2022

Population by Race

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Alachua Population by Race

Alachua Population Pyramid 2022

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Alachua Median Age

37.9


Total

38.9


Male

36.8


Female

Alachua Adults

There are 7,300 adults, (1,736 of whom are seniors) in Alachua.

Alachua Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Alachua Sex Ratio

Female

5,780

58.44%

Male

4,111

41.56%

Alachua Population by Age

Alachua Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Alachua Household Types

71.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Alachua Households and Families

3.28

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

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Alachua Households by Type

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Alachua Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alachua Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 54.85%.

Alachua Educational Attainment by Race

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$46,333

Average Earnings

$47,561

Average Male

$43,996

Average Female

Alachua Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alachua Language by Age

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Alachua Language

93.64% of Alachua residents speak only English, while 6.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.75% of the population.

Alachua Language

Alachua Poverty by Race

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15.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.16%

Male Poverty Rate

17.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alachua

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alachua is Black, with 35.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alachua is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.21%.

Alachua Poverty

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Alachua Poverty Rate by Education

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Alachua Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alachua Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Alachua Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Alachua Married by Age and Sex

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Alachua Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Alachua Marital Status by Race

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Alachua Marital Status

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833

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Alachua Veterans by War

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Alachua Veterans by Age

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Alachua Veterans by Race

Alachua Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alachua Veterans by Education

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61.2%

Labor Force Participation

57.9%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Alachua Employment by Age

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Alachua Employment by Race

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Alachua Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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59.13%

Born in Alachua

94.98%

Native Born

5.02%

Foreign Born

1.73%

Non Citizen

3.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.98% of Alachua residents were born in the United States, with 59.13% having been born in Florida. 1.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Alachua Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Alachua Population by Year