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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Alachua County, Florida need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Florida

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.77 6.66 5.08 6.83 0.00 7.04
  Total Electric Industry 7.77 6.66 5.08 6.83 0.00 7.04
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.91 6.77 5.19 6.85 0.00 7.16
  Total Electric Industry 7.91 6.77 5.19 6.85 0.00 7.16
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.75 6.58 5.02 6.81 0.00 6.99
  Total Electric Industry 7.75 6.58 5.02 6.81 0.00 6.99
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.99 6.69 5.26 6.96 0.00 7.20
  Total Electric Industry 7.99 6.69 5.26 6.96 0.00 7.20
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.78 6.35 5.13 6.72 0.00 6.96
  Total Electric Industry 7.78 6.35 5.13 6.72 0.00 6.96
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.82 6.39 5.16 6.69 0.00 7.01
  Total Electric Industry 7.82 6.39 5.16 6.69 0.00 7.01
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.99 6.63 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.18
  Total Electric Industry 7.99 6.63 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.18
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.08 6.62 5.04 6.80 0.00 7.19
  Total Electric Industry 8.08 6.62 5.04 6.80 0.00 7.19
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.89 6.38 4.81 6.64 0.00 7.01
  Total Electric Industry 7.89 6.38 4.81 6.64 0.00 7.01
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.73 6.22 4.77 6.61 0.00 6.85
  Total Electric Industry 7.73 6.22 4.77 6.61 0.00 6.85
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.77 6.25 4.84 6.96 0.00 6.91
  Total Electric Industry 7.77 6.25 4.84 6.96 0.00 6.91
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 8.59 7.08 5.18 7.60 0.00 7.67
  Total Electric Industry 8.59 7.08 5.18 7.60 0.00 7.67
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 8.16 6.64 5.23 7.43 0.00 7.31
  Total Electric Industry 8.16 6.64 5.23 7.43 0.00 7.31
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 8.55 7.13 5.41 0.00 7.21 7.72
  Total Electric Industry 8.55 7.13 5.41 0.00 7.21 7.72
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 8.99 7.61 5.84 0.00 7.45 8.16
  Total Electric Industry 8.99 7.61 5.84 0.00 7.45 8.16
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 9.62 8.16 6.46 0.00 8.03 8.76
  Total Electric Industry 9.62 8.16 6.46 0.00 8.03 8.76
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 11.33 9.91 7.71 0.00 10.32 10.45
  Total Electric Industry 11.33 9.91 7.71 0.00 10.32 10.45

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Alachua County, Florida

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 1,895   (1.9%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 1,240   (1.2%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 2,208   (2.2%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 4,951   (5.0%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 9,487   (9.5%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 15,907   (16.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 17,229   (17.3%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 11,975   (12.0%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 6,329   (6.4%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 7,288   (7.3%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 2,969   (3.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 1,756   (1.8%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 8,399   (8.4%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 7,786   (7.8%)


(updated 2010)



Household Size By Vehicles Available
(Alachua County, Florida)

1-person household:

No vehicle available : 5,291

1 vehicle available : 22,416

2 vehicles available : 3,471

3 vehicles available : 477

4 or more vehicles available : 93

2-person household:

No vehicle available : 2,212

1 vehicle available : 10,019

2 vehicles available : 19,001

3 vehicles available : 2,623

4 or more vehicles available : 645

3-person household:

No vehicle available : 794

1 vehicle available : 3,465

2 vehicles available : 5,542

3 vehicles available : 4,155

4 or more vehicles available : 605

4-or-more-person household:

No vehicle available : 476

1 vehicle available : 2,707

2 vehicles available : 6,810

3 vehicles available : 3,101

4 or more vehicles available : 2,093


(updated 2013)



Household Size By Number Of Workers In Household
(Alachua County, Florida)

1-person household:

No workers : 13,537

1 worker : 18,211

2-person household:

No workers : 9,673

1 worker : 11,975

2 workers : 12,852

3-person household:

No workers : 2,481

1 worker : 5,184

2 workers : 5,371

3 workers : 1,525

4-or-more-person household:

No workers : 1,569

1 worker : 5,002

2 workers : 6,265

3 or more workers : 2,351


(updated 2013)



Means of Transportation To Work
(Alachua County, Florida)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 82,603

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 8,411

In 3-person carpool : 1,465

In 4-person carpool : 564

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 213

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 36

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 5,060

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 22

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 1,308

Bicycle : 3,894

Walked : 3,612

Other means : 817

Worked at home : 4,986


(updated 2013)



Travel Time To Work
(Alachua County, Florida)

Less than 5 minutes : 2,716

5 to 9 minutes : 11,260

10 to 14 minutes : 19,853

15 to 19 minutes : 24,930

20 to 24 minutes : 19,557

25 to 29 minutes : 6,014

30 to 34 minutes : 14,306

35 to 39 minutes : 1,504

40 to 44 minutes : 1,554

45 to 59 minutes : 3,110

60 to 89 minutes : 2,069

90 or more minutes : 1,132


(updated 2013)



Occupations in Alachua County, Florida

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 23,237  (43.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 8,240  (15.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 10,212  (18.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 489  (0.9%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 6,370  (11.8%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 23,092  (45.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 8,803  (17.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 17,488  (34.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 144  (0.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 188  (0.4%)


(updated 2010)





Amtrak Stations in Alachua County, Florida

Bus Station(s)


    104 S.E. 1st Avenue
    Gainesville, Florida 32601

    14648 NE 147th Avenue
    Intersection Hwy 301 & SR24
    Waldo, Florida 32694

(updated 2008)



Employment Rate In Alachua County, Florida

Employed: 120,473
Unemployed: 3,275



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Alachua County, Florida

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 5.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 2.5%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 5.6%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 29.5%
  • Other: 57.4%



Water Usage In Alachua County, Florida

Ground Water

 
Fresh 57.53 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 57.53 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 0.00 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 0.00 Mgal/d





There are 2,365 Farms In Alachua County, Florida


(updated 2008)



Banks In Alachua County, Florida

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 9 Branches


    Bank Assets: $12.9b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

Merchants & Southern Bank - 9 Branches


    Bank Assets: $3.7m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 13

Capital City Bank - 7 Branches


    Bank Assets: $17.8m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 79

Bank Of America, National Association - 6 Branches


    Bank Assets: $8.7b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 5,094

Suntrust Bank - 5 Branches


    Bank Assets: $891.8m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,514

Florida Citizens Bank - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $961.3k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 7

Compass Bank - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $301.9m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 675

Pnc Bank, National Association - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.2b
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 2,821

Regions Bank - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $353.8m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,673

Alarion Bank - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $848.4k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 6

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Alachua County, Florida

  • Gainesville Regional


    (about 6.6 miles in Gainesville, Florida; Airport Code: GNV)

  • Williston Municipal


    (about 23.0 miles in Williston, Florida; Airport Code: FL5)

  • Ocala Municipal


    (about 35.8 miles in Ocala, Florida; Airport Code: OCF)

  • Ocala International-Jim Taylor Field


    (about 36.1 miles in Ocala, Florida; Airport Code: OCF)

  • Lake City Municipal


    (about 36.8 miles in Lake City, Florida; Airport Code: XXW)

  • Lake City Gateway


    (about 36.9 miles in Lake City, Florida; Airport Code: XXW)

  • Cross City Airport


    (about 43.7 miles in Old Town, Florida; Airport Code: CTY)

  • Cecil Field


    (about 48.1 miles in Cecil Field, Florida; Airport Code: NZC)

  • Cecil


    (about 48.1 miles in Cecil Field, Florida; Airport Code: NZC)

  • Jacksonville NAS


    (about 57.1 miles in Jacksonville, Florida; Airport Code: NIP)

  • Northeast Florida Regional


    (about 65.3 miles in Saint Augustine, Florida; Airport Code: UST)

  • St. Augustine Airport


    (about 65.3 miles in Saint Augustine, Florida; Airport Code: UST)

  • Leesburg Municipal


    (about 68.3 miles in Leesburg, Florida; Airport Code: LEE)

  • Leesburg International


    (about 68.3 miles in Leesburg, Florida; Airport Code: LEE)

  • Craig Municipal


    (about 69.0 miles in Jacksonville, Florida; Airport Code: CRG)

  • Jacksonville Executive at Craig


    (about 69.0 miles in Jacksonville, Florida; Airport Code: CRG)

  • Jacksonville International


    (about 69.5 miles in Jacksonville, Florida; Airport Code: JAX)

  • Flagler County


    (about 72.0 miles in Palm Coast, Florida; Airport Code: FL4)

  • Mayport NS


    (about 75.6 miles in Jacksonville, Florida; Airport Code: NRB)

  • Perry-Foley


    (about 76.9 miles in Perry, Florida; Airport Code: FPY)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Alachua County, Florida

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

74.73%

Carpooled

12.74%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

2.38%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.01%

Railroad

0.01%

Ferryboat

0.02%

Taxicab

0.03%

Motorcycle

0.33%

Bicycle

2.78%

Walked

3.24%

Other Means

0.53%

Worked At Home

3.21%



(updated 2010)





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