Alachua County, Florida's estimated population is 284,694 with a growth rate of 1.11% 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 15.10% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 70.66%.
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.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Alachua County, Florida is Islander, with 38.03% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Alachua County, Florida is Other, with NaN% 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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Alachua County, Florida
89.16% of Alachua County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 52.67% having been born in Florida. 5.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.