Alachua County, Florida Population 2022

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.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
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Alachua County, Florida Population Growth

Population by Race

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Alachua County, Florida Population by Race

Alachua County, Florida Population Pyramid 2022

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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

Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Alachua County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

138,719

51.74%

Male

129,386

48.26%

Alachua County, Florida Population by Age

Alachua County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Alachua County, Florida Household Types

54.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Alachua County, Florida Households and Families

3.33

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Alachua County, Florida Households by Type

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

Alachua County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

Alachua County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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$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

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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

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20.71%

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 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%.

Alachua County, Florida Poverty

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Alachua County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Alachua County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alachua County, Florida Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Alachua County, Florida Marital Status

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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

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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

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Alachua County, Florida Marital Status

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14,916

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Alachua County, Florida Veterans by War

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Alachua County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Alachua County, Florida Veterans by Race

Alachua County, Florida Veterans by Education

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9.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alachua County, Florida Veterans by Education

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59.6%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Alachua County, Florida Employment by Age

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Alachua County, Florida Employment by Race

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Alachua County, Florida 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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52.67%

Born in Alachua County, Florida

89.16%

Native Born

10.84%

Foreign Born

5.32%

Non Citizen

5.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Alachua County, Florida Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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