Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL

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2022 Population
121,005
0.096% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
40.4
2.8% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
10.4%
5.36% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$77,968
10.2% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$275,200
16.3% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
54,502
1.79% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL had a population of 121k people with a median age of 40.4 and a median household income of $77,968. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL grew from 120,889 to 121,005, a 0.096% increase and its median household income grew from $70,762 to $77,968, a 10.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (64.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (15.7%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.21%), White (Hispanic) (4.28%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (3.61%).

13.5% of the households in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95.9% of the residents in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL are Florida School of Massage (72 degrees awarded in 2022), Summit Salon Academy-Gainesville (51 degrees), and City College-Gainesville (50 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL was $275,200, and the homeownership rate was 74.9%.

Most people in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL was 2 cars per household.

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Population & Diversity

Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL is home to a population of 121k people, from which 95.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 10.3% of Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL residents were born outside of the country (12.4k people).

In 2022, there were 4.14 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (78.5k people) in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 19k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.51k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL are Spanish (6,408 households), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (1,228 households), and Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (1,024 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
61,698
Women
51.1%
59,146
Men
48.9%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 120,844 inhabitants, with 48.9% men, and 51.1% women.

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Citizenship

95.9%
2022 Citizenship
95.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.9% of Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL was 95.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    78.5k ± 2.07k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    19k ± 1.71k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    7.51k ± 967
9.64%
Hispanic Population
11.7k people

In 2022, there were 4.14 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (78.5k people) in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 19k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.51k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.64% of the people in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL are hispanic (11.7k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. India
    1,722 ± 1,012 people
  2. Philippines
    1,062 ± 797 people
  3. China
    763 ± 676 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL was India, the natal country of 1,722 Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL residents, followed by Philippines with 1,062 and China with 763.

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Foreign-Born Population

10.3%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
12.4k people
9.82%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
11.9k people

As of 2022, 10.3% of Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL residents (12.4k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL was 9.82%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    6,408 households (5.6%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    1,228 households (1.07%)
  3. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    1,024 households (0.895%)

13.5% of the households in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL was Spanish. 5.6% of the households in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,737 ± 433
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,413 ± 329
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,394 ± 345

Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.94 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL employs 54.5k people. The largest industries in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (6,797 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (6,103 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,441 people), and the highest paying industries are Offices of optometrists ($228,003), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($150,930), and Nondepository credit & related activities ($140,331).

Males in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $64,896. The income inequality in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
25,443
Women
48.6%
26,920
Men
51.4%

The workforce of Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL in 2020 was 52,363 people, with 48.6% woman, and 51.4% men.

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Occupations

54.5k
2022 Value
1.79%
1 Year growth
± 1.79%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL grew at a rate of 1.79%, from 53.5k employees to 54.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL, are Postsecondary teachers (2,194 people), Registered nurses (2,165 people), and Other managers (2,124 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

54.5k
2022 Value
1.79%
1 Year growth
± 1.79%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL grew at a rate of 1.79%, from 53.5k employees to 54.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (6,797 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (6,103 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,441 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL, though some of these residents may live in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$53,486
Median earning men ± $3,829
$43,612
Median earning women ± $2,317

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($94,412), Wholesale Trade ($78,766), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($76,625).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($60,747), Public Administration ($55,266), and Manufacturing ($54,712).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
4.23%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 9.69M people employed in Florida. This represents a 4.23% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 12.6%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Florida went to Donald J. Trump with 51.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (47.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.635%).

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing the state of Florida. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Florida is currently represented by 28 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Florida

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Marco Rubio
Senator from Florida3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Rick Scott
Senator from Florida1
Assumed office on January 8, 2019
Inauguration delayed in order to finish his term as Governor of Florida.

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing Florida.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Florida

Florida is currently represented by 28 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL awarded 173 degrees. The student population of Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 38 male students and 463 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL are White (106 and 61.3%), followed by Black or African American (44 and 25.4%), Hispanic or Latino (14 and 8.09%), and Two or More Races (7 and 4.05%).

The largest universities in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL by number of degrees awarded are Florida School of Massage (72 and 41.6%), Summit Salon Academy-Gainesville (51 and 29.5%), and City College-Gainesville (50 and 28.9%).

The most popular majors in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL are Massage Therapy (72 and 41.6%), General Cosmetology (47 and 27.2%), and Medical Insurance Coding Specialist (17 and 9.83%).

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL, the percentage of applicants admitted was 22.2%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 64.3%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 501 (7.58% men and 92.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 501 students enrolled in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL, 7.58% men and 92.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 189 records, of which 93.7% were women and 6.35% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
47 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL was General Cosmetology with 47 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 72 degrees awarded
  2. 51 degrees awarded
  3. 50 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Florida School of Massage with 72 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 31 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL, which is 0.218 times less than the 142 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 106 degrees mean that there were 2.41 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 44 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($41,040) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($3,600) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private for-profit, 2-year ($1,231) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.668% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.536% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (21.4k), Bachelors Degree (19.5k), and Graduate Degree (18.8k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL was $275,200 in 2022, which is 0.976 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $236,700 to $275,200, a 16.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL is 74.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL have an average commute time of 25.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL is $77,968. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL was Broward County (West) Weston, Sunrise (S), Davie (W) Cities & Southwest Ranches Town PUMA, FL with a value of $132,692, followed by St. Johns County (Northwest) PUMA, FL and Broward County (NNW)--Coral Springs (North), Parkland, & Coconut Creek (North) Cities PUMA, FL, with respective values of $130,719 and $119,820.

Property

$275,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,855
$35,263
Median Property Taxes
±$1,494

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Rent vs Own

74.9%
Homeownership
2022
65.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 74.9% of the housing units in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 75%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL was Broward County (West) Weston, Sunrise (S), Davie (W) Cities & Southwest Ranches Town PUMA, FL with a value of $132,692, followed by St. Johns County (Northwest) PUMA, FL and Broward County (NNW)--Coral Springs (North), Parkland, & Coconut Creek (North) Cities PUMA, FL, with respective values of $130,719 and $119,820.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$77,968
Median Household Income
± $3,418
47.1k
Number of Households
± 1,894

In 2022, the median household income of the 47.1k households in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL grew to $77,968 from the previous year's value of $70,762.

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Wage Distribution

0.473
2022 Wage GINI in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL
0.479
2021 Wage GINI in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL

In 2022, the income inequality in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL was 0.473 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.4% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (78.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (10.8%)
  3. Carpooled (8.34%)

In 2022, 78.1% of workers in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (10.8%) and those who carpooled to work (8.34%).

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Commute Time

25.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL have a shorter commute time (25.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.6% of the workforce in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL (12.4k out of 120k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

93.1% of the population of Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL has health coverage, with 52.2% on employee plans, 9.5% on Medicaid, 12.1% on Medicare, 17.1% on non-group plans, and 2.15% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Florida see 1372 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.939% decrease from the previous year (1385 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1631 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 546 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,372 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Florida

Primary care physicians in Florida see an average of 1,372 patients per year. This represents a 0.939% decrease from the previous year (1,385 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.5% under 18 years, 19.6% between 18 and 34 years, 39.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.2% were men and 51.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.92%
Uninsured
52.2%
Employer Coverage
9.5%
Medicaid
12.1%
Medicare
17.1%
Non-Group
2.15%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Alachua County (Outer) PUMA, FL declined by 6.41% from 7.39% to 6.92%.

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