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(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Gainesville City, Florida)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 8,010

Renter-occupied housing units : 4,091

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 864

Renter-occupied housing units : 805

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,658

Renter-occupied housing units : 3,878

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 6,829

Renter-occupied housing units : 21,789


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Gainesville City, Florida)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 1,905

Householder 35 to 44 years : 2,264

Householder 45 to 54 years : 2,172

Householder 55 to 59 years : 1,330

Householder 60 to 64 years : 1,183

Householder 65 to 74 years : 1,294

Householder 75 years and over : 460

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 660

Householder 35 to 44 years : 475

Householder 45 to 54 years : 624

Householder 55 to 59 years : 902

Householder 60 to 64 years : 794

Householder 65 to 74 years : 1,241

Householder 75 years and over : 2,057


(updated 2013)



Rent Asked
(Gainesville City, Florida)

Less than $100 : 0

$100 to $149 : 30

$150 to $199 : 0

$200 to $249 : 0

$250 to $299 : 32

$300 to $349 : 0

$350 to $399 : 35

$400 to $449 : 316

$450 to $499 : 371

$500 to $549 : 503

$550 to $599 : 336

$600 to $649 : 492

$650 to $699 : 251

$700 to $749 : 329

$750 to $799 : 0

$800 to $899 : 451

$900 to $999 : 258

$1,000 to $1,249 : 790

$1,250 to $1,499 : 145

$1,500 to $1,999 : 442

$2,000 or more : 216


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Gainesville City, Florida)

Less than 10.0 percent : 519

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 1,648

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 2,199

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 3,163

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 2,718

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 2,642

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 1,305

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 2,391

50.0 percent or more : 10,404

Not computed : 3,574


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Gainesville City, Florida)

Built 2010 or later :

Built 2000 to 2009 : $149,100

Built 1990 to 1999 : $171,100

Built 1980 to 1989 : $123,800

Built 1970 to 1979 : $138,700

Built 1960 to 1969 : $147,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $124,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $117,400

Built 1939 or earlier : $179,100


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Gainesville City, Florida: 40.0%

Percentage of Family Households in Florida: 65.2%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Gainesville City, Florida

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 7.82%
  • Juvenile facilities : 0.57%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 5.99%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 74.08%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 11.54%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Gainesville City, Florida

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 992 992 $98,767,030
  Two Family 10 20 $488,160
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $287,040
  Five or More Family 96 1,525 $68,201,074
  Total

1,099 2,541 $167,743,304
2000        
  Single Family 895 895 $99,417,362
  Two Family 5 10 $287,970
  Three and Four Family 15 60 $4,378,200
  Five or More Family 65 831 $46,719,788
  Total

980 1,796 $150,803,320
2001        
  Single Family 929 929 $112,733,905
  Two Family 8 16 $530,033
  Three and Four Family 2 8 $754,674
  Five or More Family 102 1,248 $57,187,793
  Total

1,041 2,201 $171,206,405
2002        
  Single Family 828 828 $101,486,755
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 2 7 $386,000
  Five or More Family 83 734 $35,252,413
  Total

913 1,569 $137,125,168
2003        
  Single Family 873 873 $115,220,550
  Two Family 19 38 $4,194,980
  Three and Four Family 2 8 $429,000
  Five or More Family 32 461 $24,493,722
  Total

926 1,380 $144,338,252
2004        
  Single Family 923 923 $129,452,685
  Two Family 2 4 $129,852
  Three and Four Family 4 16 $1,100,000
  Five or More Family 23 230 $9,568,658
  Total

952 1,173 $140,251,195
2005        
  Single Family 1,068 1,068 $157,374,968
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 12 48 $3,484,590
  Five or More Family 17 142 $14,646,440
  Total

1,097 1,258 $175,505,998
2006        
  Single Family 836 836 $125,035,121
  Two Family 2 4 $189,696
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 59 778 $57,518,653
  Total

897 1,618 $182,743,470


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Gainesville City, FL): $28,164
Median Household Income In 2000 (Florida): $38,819


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Gainesville City): $83,700
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Florida): $93,200


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Gainesville City): $540
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Florida): $641


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Gainesville City, Florida

Utility Gas: 36.6%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 2.9%
Electricity: 57.9%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.7%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.2%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.6%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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