Alachua, Alachua County, Florida

Alachua is a city in Alachua County, Florida. As of the 2014 census, the city population was 9,561. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 28.9 square miles. An elevation is 85 feet (25.90 m) above sea level. The population density was 331 people per square mile. The median age was 38.4 years (Florida state median age was 41.5 years). For every 100 females there were 83 males.
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Description of the Population
Population (Year: 2014)
9,561 residents
Population Change
+56.8% since 2000 year
Residents Median Age
38.4 years (State: 41.5)
Below the Poverty Line
20.3% (Year: 2013)
Population Males
4,349 residents
Population Females
5,212 residents
Population Urban
67% of residents
Population Rural
33% of residents
Foreign Born Residents
6.2% Latin America, 2.6% Europe
Daytime Population Change
+1,113 (+12%)
Live and Work in the City
745 (17.9%)
Unemployment (Year: 2015)
4.5% (State: 5.4%)

Elections Results Data

 

    English Language Proficiency by Native Speakers

     

      Alachua Marital Status Data (Over 15 Years Old)

       

        Alachua Residents Living Below the Poverty Line (According to 2013)

         

          Year of Entry for the Foreign-born Alachua Residents

           

            Countries for the Foreign-Born Residents

             
              Financial Information
              Median Sale for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              $288,690
              Median Home Value (Year: 2013)
              $164,784 (State: $153,300)
              Changes in Home Value
              +$77,284 since 2000 year
              Median Gross Rent (Year: 2013)
              $912
              Median Contract Rent Range (Year: 2015)
              $594 – $766
              Median Rent for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              $455
              Cost of Living Index (Date: February 2016)
              89 (USA: 100)
              Property Taxes with Mortgage (Year: 2013)
              $1,975 (1.20%)
              Property Taxes without Mortgage (Year: 2013)
              $1,097 (0.70%)
              Median Household Income (Year: 2015)
              $60,099 (State: $46,036)
              Changes in Household Income
              +$22,024 since 2000 year
              Median Per Capita Income (Year: 2013)
              $25,507
              Changes in Per Capita Income
              +$7,208 since 2000 year
              Education Data (by Residents, Schools, Colleges)

              Education attainment (25+ years residents)

               

                Males 25 Years and Older

                 

                  Females 25 Years and Older

                   

                    Nearest Colleges & Universities

                    • Santa Fe College
                      about 8 miles
                      Gainesville, FL
                      Full-time enrollment: 11,819
                    • University of Florida
                      about 13 miles
                      Gainesville, FL
                      FT enrollment: 43,357
                    • Florida Gateway College
                      about 28 miles
                      Lake City, FL
                      FT enrollment: 2,179
                    • College of Central Florida
                      about 47 miles
                      Ocala, FL
                      FT enrollment: 6,103
                    • Rasmussen College-Florida
                      about 48 miles
                      Ocala, FL
                      FT enrollment: 5,736
                    • Saint Johns River State College
                      about 49 miles
                      Palatka, FL
                      FT enrollment: 4,698
                    • Florida State College at Jacksonville
                      about 63 miles
                      Jacksonville, FL
                      FT enrollment: 21,810

                    List of Largest Public High Schools

                    • SANTA FE HIGH SCHOOL
                      Location: 16213 NW US HIGHWAY 441
                      Grades: 9-12

                    List of Largest Private High Schools

                    • FOREST GROVE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
                      Students: 85
                      Location: 22575 NW 94TH AVE
                      Grades: PK-12

                    List of Largest Public Middle Schools

                    • ALACHUA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
                      Students: 245
                      Location: 13800 NW 152ND PL
                      Grades: PK-5
                    • A. L. MEBANE MIDDLE SCHOOL
                      Location: 16401 NW 140TH ST
                      Grades: 6-8
                    • W. W. IRBY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
                      Location: 13505 NW 140TH ST
                      Grades: PK-2
                    • ALACHUA LEARNING CENTER, INC. ELEMENTARY
                      Location: 11100 W SR 235
                      Grades: KG-5
                      Charter school
                    • ALACHUA LEARNING CENTER , INC. MIDDLE
                      Location: 11100 W STATE ROAD 235
                      Grades: 6-8
                      Charter school

                    List of Largest Private Middle Schools

                    • BHAKTIVEDANTA ACADEMY
                      Students: 52
                      Location: 17414 NW 112TH BLVD
                      Grades: PK-5
                    Alachua Police Department
                    Full-time Employees (Year: 2013)
                    27 policemen
                    Full-time Law Enforcement Officers
                    20 policemen
                    Officers per 1,000 Residents
                    2.14 policemen (State: 2.39)
                    Labor Market Description

                    Unemployment Rate

                     

                      Male: Employment in Industries (Services)

                       

                        Female: Employment in Industries (Services)

                         

                          Male: Most Common Occupations

                           

                            Female: Most Common Occupations

                             
                              Alachua Infrastructure
                              Grocery Stores in the City
                              45 stores
                              Grocery Stores per 10,000 Citizens
                              1.88 (State: 2.04)
                              Supercenters in the City
                              1 centers
                              Supercenters per 10,000 Citizens
                              0.04 (State: 0.11)
                              Convenience Stores not at Gas Stations
                              30 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (no Gas)
                              1.25 (State: 1.28)
                              Convenience Stores at Gas Stations
                              115 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (with Gas)
                              4.80 (State: 3.04)
                              Number of Restaurants in the City
                              156 restaurants
                              Restaurants per 10,000 Citizens
                              6.52 (State: 7.45)
                              Number of Houses in the City
                              2,383

                              Hospitals in Alachua

                              • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES – ALACHUA
                                11550 RESEARCH CIR
                              • UPREACH PAVILION
                                Hospital, about 7 miles away
                                GAINESVILLE, FL
                              • UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA DIALYSIS
                                Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away
                                GAINESVILLE, FL
                              • MEDERI CARETENDERS
                                Home Health Center, about 8 miles away
                                GAINESVILLE, FL
                              • HAVEN HOSPICE
                                Hospital, about 8 miles away
                                GAINESVILLE, FL
                              • GAINESVILLE 39TH AVENUE CLUSTER
                                Hospital, about 8 miles away
                                GAINESVILLE, FL
                              • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES
                                Home Health Center, about 9 miles away
                                GAINESVILLE, FL
                              • BMA – GAINESVILLE
                                Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away
                                GAINESVILLE, FL

                              Airports & Heliports in Alachua

                              • Link Field Airport
                                63FD
                              • Santa Fe River Ranch Airport
                                FA62
                              • Sullivan Field Airport
                                63FA

                              Amtrak Stations in Alachua

                              • 13 miles: GAINESVILLE (116 INDUSTRIAL BLVD.)
                                Bus Station . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area.
                              • 19 miles: WALDO (U.S. 301 & STATE RD.)
                                Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

                              Average Travel Time to Work

                               

                                Means of Transportation for Getting to Work

                                 
                                  Other Information

                                  Alachua by Race (According to 2013)

                                   

                                    Crime Rates per 100,000 Residents (According to 2007)

                                     

                                      Natural Disasters in Alachua

                                       

                                        Air Quality Information

                                         
                                          Common Weather Information
                                          Tornadoes Average Activity
                                          10% (Smaller then US)
                                          Earthquakes Average Activity
                                          95% (Smaller then US)
                                          Number of Natural Disasters
                                          12 pc. (State: 12 pc.)
                                          Number of Major Disasters
                                          6 pc.
                                          Number of Emergencies Disasters
                                          3 pc.
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                                          ZIP Codes for Alachua: 32615, 32616, 32643, 32653
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