Businesses in Gainesville, Florida


Business Distribution by Industry
 Medical: 26%
 Shopping: 13.3%
 Professional Services: 10.2%
 Education: 8.1%
 Home Services: 7.4%
 Restaurants: 5.1%
 Industry: 5%
 Other: 24.9%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car repair32532.5 years4.32.5
Beauty salons25424.3 years4.31.9
Hairdressers24824.8 years4.31.9
Public administration32830.1 years3.92.5
Social work30829.5 years4.22.3
Higher education (colleges and universities)40336.9 years4.33.1
Loan companies26629.6 years4.32.0
Apartments26928.8 years3.42.0
General contractors51428.7 years4.53.9
Other construction27128.4 years4.52.1
Real estate78029.5 years3.75.9
Construction of buildings32030.2 years3.62.4
Other membership organizations23235.8 years4.21.8
Dentists51627.4 years4.43.9
Health and medical5,21425.5 years4.239.5
Hospitals19025.2 years4.01.4
Pediatricians27328.2 years4.02.1
Physicians and surgeons2,29526 years4.017.4
Physiotherapy19726.4 years4.41.5
Psychiatrists and psychotherapists25622 years4.11.9
Accountants19532.4 years4.21.5
Corporate management33025.6 years4.22.5
Lawyers legal47927.8 years4.63.6
Scientific and technical services29425 years4.32.2
Specialized design19320 years4.71.5
Technical construction services19627.7 years4.31.5
Churches26141.4 years4.62.0
Electronics stores26127.5 years4.12.0
Pharmacies and drug stores30739.4 years4.02.3
Shopping other22931.1 years4.11.7
Area of Gainesville, Florida62.39 sq mi
Male Population63,903 (48.4%)
Female Population68,060 (51.6%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +126.2%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +19.3%
Median Age25
Male Median Age25.2
Female Median Age24.8
Area Codes352386904
NeighborhoodsCollege Park, Duckpond, Fifth Avenue, Gainesville, Grove Street, Haile Plantation, Innovation District, Oakview, Pleasant Street, Stephen Foster, University Heights, University Park
Local TimeThursday 6:57 AM
TimezoneEastern Standard Time
Weather57.6°F fog
Lat & Lng29.65163° / -82.32483°
Zip Codes3260132602326033260432605More

Gainesville, Florida - Map

Gainesville, Florida Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density934.9 / mi²1,423 / mi²1,773 / mi²2,114 / mi²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Gainesville, Florida Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 19.3% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Gainesville, Florida+126.2%+48.6%+19.3%
United States+46.9%+27.2%+13.7%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Gainesville, Florida Median Age

Median Age: 25 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Gainesville, Florida25 years24.8 years25.2 years
Florida41.8 years43.2 years40.4 years
United States37.4 years38.7 years36.1 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Gainesville, Florida Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 53,1122,8795,991
85 Plus5641,1831,747
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Gainesville, Florida Population Density

Population Density: 2,114 / mi²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Gainesville, Florida131,96362.39 sq mi2,114 / mi²
Florida20.3 million65,757.5 sq mi308.1 / mi²
United States321.6 million3,796,761.2 sq mi84.7 / mi²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Gainesville, Florida Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1900 to 2100
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953,, 2017.


Business Distribution by neighborhood in Gainesville, Florida
 University Heights: 10.9%
 Haile Plantation: 9.5%
 Gainesville: 7.5%
 Stephen Foster: 7.4%
 Innovation District: 7.1%
 Duckpond: 5.5%
 Pleasant Street: 5.1%
 Other: 47%

Business distribution by price for Gainesville, Florida

 Moderate: 46.9%
 Inexpensive: 42.1%
 Expensive: 8.1%
 Very Expensive: 3%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Gainesville, Florida CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Gainesville, Florida1,994,935 t15.1 t31,972 t/mi²
Florida302,482,609 t14.9 t4,599 t/mi²
United States5,664,619,809 t17.6 t1,491 t/mi²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Gainesville, Florida CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)1,994,935 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita15.1 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/mi²/year)

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
FloodMedium (4)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC).

Gainesville, Florida

Gainesville is the county seat and largest city in Alachua County, Florida, and the principal city of the Gainesville, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). The population of Gainesville in the 2013 US Census was 127,488, a 2.4% growth from 20..  ︎  Gainesville, Florida Wikipedia Page

Zip Codes

Percentage of businesses by Zip Codes in Gainesville, Florida
 Zip Code 32601: 16.4%
 Zip Code 32608: 14.8%
 Zip Code 32606: 11.6%
 Zip Code 32605: 10.4%
 Zip Code 32607: 9.8%
 Zip Code 32609: 9.8%
 Zip Code 32603: 7.8%
 Zip Code 32610: 7.3%
 Other: 12.1%

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