Alachua County, Florida Population 2023

Alachua County, Florida's estimated 2023 population is 287,807 with a growth rate of 1.09% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Alachua County, Florida is the 24th largest county in Florida. The 2010 population was 247,336 and has seen a growth of 16.36% since that time.

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Alachua County, Florida Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Black or African American

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Alachua County, Florida Population by Race

Alachua County, Florida Population Pyramid 2023

Alachua County, Florida Median Age

31.7

Total

30.7

Male

32.9

Female

Alachua County, Florida Adults

There are 219,921 adults, (37,968 of whom are seniors) in Alachua County, Florida.

Alachua County, Florida Age Dependency

47.3

Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Alachua County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female138,71951.74%
Male129,38648.26%

Alachua County, Florida Population by Age

Alachua County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.33

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

54.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Alachua County, Florida Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Alachua County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alachua County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 94.62%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 47.32%.

Alachua County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$38,638

Average Earnings

$41,633

Average Male

$35,479

Average Female

Alachua County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alachua County, Florida Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Alachua County, Florida Language

85.20% of Alachua County, Florida residents speak only English, while 14.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.87% of the population.

Alachua County, Florida Language

Alachua County, Florida Poverty by Race

rate

23.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.70%

Male Poverty Rate

21.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alachua County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alachua County, Florida is Islander, with 42.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alachua County, Florida is White, with 17.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.81%.

Alachua County, Florida Poverty

Alachua County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

Alachua County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alachua County, Florida Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Alachua County, Florida Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.7%

Male Marriage Rate

34.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Alachua County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Alachua County, Florida 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 45-54.

Alachua County, Florida Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Alachua County, Florida Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

14,916

Number of Veterans

13,071

Male Veterans

1,845

Female Veterans

Alachua County, Florida Veterans by War

Alachua County, Florida Veterans by Age

count

Alachua County, Florida Veterans by Race

Alachua County, Florida Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alachua County, Florida Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.6%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Alachua County, Florida Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Alachua County, Florida Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Alachua County, Florida Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

50.71%

Born in Alachua County, Florida

85.84%

Native Born

10.44%

Foreign Born

5.12%

Non Citizen

5.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.84% of Alachua County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 50.71% having been born in Florida. 5.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Alachua County, Florida Place of Birth

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