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Alachua County, Florida Facts

Facts
State Florida
Land area 875.0 square miles
Population Density 282.7 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 253,451
Population change 2.5%
Under 5 years of age 5.6%
Under 18 18%
65 and over 12%
Females 51.7%
White 71
Hispanic or Latino of any race 8.9
Asian 5.7%
Two or more races 2.5%
Black or African American 20.4%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 91%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 40.5%
Veterans 17,015
Households and Housing
Households 96,043
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 74.2%
Median household income $42,149
The per capita income $24,857
Live below the poverty line. 24.9%
housing units 113,159
Multi-unit structures 37%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $167,900
Residents owning their homes. 54.1%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 20,676
Women-owned firms 31.6%
Asian-owned firms 3.8%
Hispanic-owned firms 6.7%
Black-owned firms 7.8%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $3,152,244
Retail sales per capita $13,124
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0