Alachua

Alachua has a population of just over 10,000 and is home to international corporations.

Overview for Alachua, FL

10,527 people live in Alachua, where the median age is 40.8 and the average individual income is $36,179. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

10,527

Total Population

40.8 years

Median Age

Low

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$36,179

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Alachua, FL

Alachua has 4,344 households, with an average household size of 2.42. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Alachua do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 10,527 people call Alachua home. The population density is 290.83 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

10,527

Total Population

Low

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

40.8

Median Age

42.03 / 57.97%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
4,344

Total Households

2.42

Average Household Size

$36,179

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Alachua, FL

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The following schools are within or nearby Alachua. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
A. L. Mebane Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Alachua Elementary School
PUBLIC
3rd - 5th
2/5
W. W. Irby Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 2nd
No rating available

Around Alachua, FL

There's plenty to do around Alachua, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

28
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Peanut Man, Harvest Thyme Cafe, and Teatime Tranquility & Treasures.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $ 4.27 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.2 miles 12 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining · $$ 1.1 miles 25 reviews 4.7/5 stars
Dining 2.55 miles 7 reviews 4.7/5 stars
Dining 2.57 miles 17 reviews 4.6/5 stars
Dining · $ 1.77 miles 70 reviews 4.6/5 stars
The city of Alachua is a vibrant, small-town community located in the heart of North Central Florida and Alachua County. Alachua has a population of just over 10,000 and is home to international corporations and Fortune 500 companies. Incorporated in 1905, Alachua encompasses 36 square miles.
 
Just 15 miles north of Gainesville, Alachua is home to Progress Corporate Park which was established by the University of Florida and serves as a technology and bioscience incubator. Alachua is a destination for outdoor adventure with nearby 7,000 acre San Felasco Preserve State Park with world class bike and horseback trails.
 
 
 

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