Alachua, Florida Population 2020

10,169

Alachua is a city located in Florida. With a 2020 population of 10,169, it is the 170th largest city in Florida and the 3070th largest city in the United States. Alachua is currently growing at a rate of 1.09% annually and its population has increased by 12.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,059 in 2010. Spanning over 37 miles, Alachua has a population density of 280 people per square mile.

The average household income in Alachua is $86,085 with a poverty rate of 17.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,023 per month, and the median house value is $166,800. The median age in Alachua is 37.5 years, 34.9 years for males, and 39 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.1 males.

Alachua Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Alachua was:

  • White: 67.99%
  • Black or African American: 28.31%
  • Two or more races: 1.58%
  • Native American: 1.06%
  • Asian: 0.78%
  • Other race: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Alachua, Florida is 10,169, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,949.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,059.

Alachua, Florida Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,65967.99%
Black or African American2,77328.31%
Two or More Races1551.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native1041.06%
Asian760.78%
Some Other Race270.28%

Alachua Population Pyramid 2020

Alachua Median Age

37.5


Total

34.9


Male

39


Female

Alachua Adults

There are 7,051 adults, (1,301 of whom are seniors) in Alachua.

Alachua Age Dependency

70.3

Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Alachua Sex Ratio

Female

5,262

53.73%

Male

4,532

46.27%

Alachua Households and Families

Alachua Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Alachua Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.8%24.2%
All70%30%
Non Family69.8%30.2%
Female50.5%49.5%
Male45.9%54.1%

70.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,6872.6570
Married1,9003.4275.8
Non Family1,2561.2769.8
Female4203.3750.5
Male1112.545.9

3.33

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Alachua Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1201.84%
9th to 12th Grade3425.24%
High School Graduate1,58224.26%
Some College1,11217.05%
Associates Degree92514.18%
Bachelors Degree1,44322.13%
Graduate Degree99715.29%

Alachua Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,2834,0841,755
Black1,7381,562537
Hispanic358284119
Asian726811
Native American505018
Other Race2718
Multiple Races1111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 40.98%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,469$44,048$39,043
Less Than High School$18,333$$17,361
High School Grad$29,156$31,378$21,667
Some College$42,448$44,768$35,900
Bachelors Degree$56,220$58,897$51,716
Graduate Degree$46,375$79,559$44,241

$41,469

Average Earnings

$44,048

Average Male

$39,043

Average Female

Alachua Language

Alachua Language by Age

Alachua Language

90.15% of Alachua residents speak only English, while 9.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.39% of the population.

Alachua Poverty

Alachua Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,77397435.12%
White6,0135018.33%
Hispanic73027437.53%
Asian76810.53%

17.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.95%

Male Poverty Rate

18.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alachua

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alachua is Hispanic, with 37.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alachua is White, with 8.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.63%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School44.81%
High School19.47%
Some College12.62%
Bachelors or Greater9.96%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed67.72%
Female Employed12.43%
Male Employed5.79%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Alachua Income

Alachua Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$59,816$86,085
Families$67,434$81,036
Married Families$87,426-
Non Families$38,375$92,975

Alachua Marital Status

Alachua Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.0%

Male Marriage Rate

56.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Alachua Married by Age and Sex

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

Alachua Veterans

584

Number of Veterans

509

Male Veterans

75

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam182
First Gulf War101
Second Gulf War90
World War II50
Korea30
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74217
75+130
35 to 54114
55 to 6488
18 to 3435
Name Veterans % of Total
White53210.66%
Black321.71%
Indian2040.00%

$Alachua Veterans by Education

3.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alachua Employment Status

64.6%

Labor Force Participation

61.8%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Alachua Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

61.16%

Born in Florida

92.22%

Native Born

7.78%

Foreign Born

4.54%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.22% of Alachua residents were born in the United States, with 61.16% having been born in Florida. 4.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202010,1691101.09%
201910,0591101.11%
20189,949-21-0.21%
20179,9701101.12%
20169,8601841.90%
20159,6761841.94%
20149,4921771.90%
20139,315770.83%
20129,2381181.29%
20119,120880.97%
20109,0322,9344.01%
20006,0981,5693.02%
19904,5299682.43%
19803,5610.00%