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(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Alachua County, Florida)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 27,587

Renter-occupied housing units : 8,021

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,003

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,743

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 4,299

Renter-occupied housing units : 6,501

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 16,870

Renter-occupied housing units : 28,972


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Alachua County, Florida)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 4,708

Householder 35 to 44 years : 6,690

Householder 45 to 54 years : 7,511

Householder 55 to 59 years : 3,930

Householder 60 to 64 years : 3,626

Householder 65 to 74 years : 3,497

Householder 75 years and over : 1,302

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 1,307

Householder 35 to 44 years : 1,303

Householder 45 to 54 years : 2,550

Householder 55 to 59 years : 2,353

Householder 60 to 64 years : 2,716

Householder 65 to 74 years : 4,544

Householder 75 years and over : 4,722


(updated 2013)



Rent Asked
(Alachua County, Florida)

Less than $100 : 0

$100 to $149 : 30

$150 to $199 : 0

$200 to $249 : 0

$250 to $299 : 68

$300 to $349 : 47

$350 to $399 : 35

$400 to $449 : 351

$450 to $499 : 512

$500 to $549 : 823

$550 to $599 : 475

$600 to $649 : 750

$650 to $699 : 353

$700 to $749 : 405

$750 to $799 : 109

$800 to $899 : 696

$900 to $999 : 469

$1,000 to $1,249 : 857

$1,250 to $1,499 : 145

$1,500 to $1,999 : 471

$2,000 or more : 458


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Alachua County, Florida)

Less than 10.0 percent : 1,055

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 2,723

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 3,500

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 4,363

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 3,967

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 3,885

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 2,377

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 3,836

50.0 percent or more : 14,633

Not computed : 4,898


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Alachua County, Florida)

Built 2010 or later : $247,400

Built 2000 to 2009 : $205,200

Built 1990 to 1999 : $176,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $135,300

Built 1970 to 1979 : $145,200

Built 1960 to 1969 : $146,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $120,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $122,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $171,500


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Alachua County, Florida: 53.2%

Percentage of Family Households in Florida: 65.2%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Alachua County, 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 1,168 1,168 $111,807,478
  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

1,275 2,717 $180,783,752
2000        
  Single Family 981 981 $106,048,970
  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

1,066 1,882 $157,434,928
2001        
  Single Family 970 970 $116,377,686
  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

1,082 2,242 $174,850,186
2002        
  Single Family 1,015 1,015 $119,014,833
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 2 7 $386,000
  Five or More Family 87 761 $36,403,973
  Total

1,104 1,783 $155,804,806
2003        
  Single Family 1,143 1,143 $140,566,658
  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

1,196 1,650 $169,684,360
2004        
  Single Family 1,187 1,187 $159,803,818
  Two Family 5 10 $548,332
  Three and Four Family 7 28 $1,681,600
  Five or More Family 23 230 $9,568,658
  Total

1,222 1,455 $171,602,408
2005        
  Single Family 1,194 1,194 $171,134,522
  Two Family 2 4 $230,000
  Three and Four Family 13 52 $3,785,430
  Five or More Family 32 464 $28,387,180
  Total

1,241 1,714 $203,537,132
2006        
  Single Family 952 952 $137,923,066
  Two Family 3 6 $319,656
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 59 778 $57,518,653
  Total

1,014 1,736 $195,761,375


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Alachua County, FL): $31,426
Median Household Income In 2000 (Florida): $38,819


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Alachua County): $88,400
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Florida): $93,200


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Alachua County, Florida

Utility Gas: 23.2%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 7.1%
Electricity: 66.6%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.7%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.9%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.1%
No Fuel Used: 0.5%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Alachua County, Florida

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 13.57%
  • Juvenile facilities : 0.51%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 6.75%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 66.53%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 12.64%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Alachua County): $553
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Florida): $641
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Alachua County): $735


(updated 2010)



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