Alachua County, Florida Population 2024

287,947

Alachua County, Florida's estimated 2024 population is 287,947 with a growth rate of 0.68% 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 247,624 and has seen a growth of 16.28% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029297,7121,9530.66%
2028295,7591,9530.66%
2027293,8061,9530.67%
2026291,8531,9530.67%
2025289,9001,9530.68%
2024287,9471,9530.68%
2023285,9941,9530.69%
2022284,0412,1520.76%
2021281,8892,1520.77%
2020279,73710,2483.8%
2019269,4892990.11%
2018269,1902,6891.01%
2017266,5012,3740.9%
2016264,1274,9121.89%
2015259,2153,6091.41%
2014255,6063,0211.2%
2013252,5859890.39%
2012251,5961,7170.69%
2011249,8792,2550.91%
2010247,62400%
1990181,59630,24819.99%
1980151,34846,58444.47%
1970104,76430,69041.43%
196074,07417,04829.9%
195057,02618,41947.71%
194038,6074,24212.34%
193034,3652,6768.44%
192031,689-2,616-7.63%
191034,3052,0606.39%
190032,2459,31140.6%
189022,9346,47239.31%
188016,462-866-5%
187017,3289,096110.5%
18608,2325,708226.15%
18502,52424210.6%
18402,282783.54%
18302,204-295,508-99.26%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.68% (1,953)
County Website
Alachua County
State
Florida
County Seat
2020 Population
279,737
Area
876 mi²
Density
329 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
2.93% (8,210)
Founded
February 29, 1824

Alachua County, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White181,32864.82%
Black or African American54,38819.44%
Two or more races21,3577.63%
Asian16,6975.97%
Other race5,2531.88%
Native American5420.19%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1640.06%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Alachua County, Florida Population by Race

Alachua County, Florida Population Pyramid 2024

Alachua County, Florida Median Age

31.7

Total

31

Male

32.5

Female

Alachua County, Florida Adults

There are 230,352 adults, (41,025 of whom are seniors) in Alachua County, Florida.

Alachua County, Florida Age Dependency

47.7

Age Dependency Ratio

21.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Alachua County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female144,60851.7%
Male135,12148.3%

Alachua County, Florida Population by Age

Alachua County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All108,5972.4154.545.5
Non Family53,3841.5138.261.8
Married40,5503.1778.721.3
Female11,2793.6245.554.5
Male3,3843.2353.646.4

3.19

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

54.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Alachua County, Florida Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,3231.96%
9th to 12th Grade7,4534.4%
High School Graduate33,95220.05%
Some College26,58315.7%
Associates Degree18,97511.21%
Bachelors Degree40,16823.72%
Graduate Degree38,88822.96%

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

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White106,952102,14753,393
Black32,15428,0877,506
Hispanic15,96914,9278,728
Asian9,6088,8987,106
2+ Races9,5659,0875,417
Other Race3,3793,2461,678
Native American430400111
Islander10710717

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 73.96%.

Alachua County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$44,374$48,285$40,276
Less Than 9th Grade$24,646$29,056$20,463
High School Graduate$31,840$34,742$27,102
Some College$38,457$43,446$34,596
Bachelors Degree$48,580$53,762$45,892
Graduate Degree$71,225$89,050$59,788

$44,374

Average Earnings

$48,285

Average Male

$40,276

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

84.75% of Alachua County, Florida residents speak only English, while 15.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.1% of the population.

Alachua County, Florida Language

Alachua County, Florida Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White156,25325,64816.41%
Black52,35014,65728%
Hispanic28,0637,19325.63%
Multiple20,1804,62722.93%
Asian15,4423,02519.59%
Other5,1061,07421.03%
Native5009318.6%
Islander1645131.1%

20.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.44%

Male Poverty Rate

20.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alachua County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alachua County, Florida is Islander, with 31.1% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alachua County, Florida is White, with 16.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.84%.

Alachua County, Florida Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.62%
High School17.4%
Some College11.95%
Bachelors or Greater7.38%

Alachua County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed40.92%
Female Unemployed37.31%
Female Employed13.31%
Male Employed10.59%

Alachua County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alachua County, Florida Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$57,566$87,691
Families$89,713$121,598
Married Families$109,050$144,781
Non Families$35,237$50,741

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Alachua County, Florida Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.9%

Male Marriage Rate

34.9%

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 45-54, 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

15,000

Number of Veterans

13,130

Male Veterans

1,870

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam5,017
First Gulf War3,645
Second Gulf War2,997
Korea693
World War II431

Alachua County, Florida Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 743,617
75+3,437
35 to 543,414
55 to 643,316
18 to 341,216

Alachua County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White10,8086.95%
Black2,9637.3%
Hispanic9233.72%
2+ Races6694.48%
Other Race2846.58%
Asian1901.33%
Native American8616.67%

Alachua County, Florida Veterans by Race

Alachua County, Florida Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alachua County, Florida Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.7%

Labor Force Participation

56.6%

Employment Rate

5.1%

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

52.51%

Born in Alachua County, Florida

89.2%

Native Born

10.8%

Foreign Born

5.05%

Non Citizen

5.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.2% of Alachua County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 52.51% having been born in Florida. 5.05% 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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