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Retire To Gainesville, FL
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Gainesville, Florida is one of the great places in the U.S. to live in retirement. Find city facts on home sales prices, air quality, water quality, medical care, cost of living, taxes, weather and other demographics.




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Gainesville, Florida
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Gainesville, Florida


Gainesville Population
. 1990 2000 2010 2013 (est.)
Alachua County blank blank blank 247,336
Gainesville 84,770 95,447 124,354 127,488



Gainesville
Home Sales Prices
(new & existing homes)
. Monthly Average Annual Average Yr-Over-Yr Change
2016 .$183,3795.3%
Dec $189,325 . .
Nov $177,208 . .
Oct $176,506 . .
Sep $190,702 . .
Aug $186,885 . .
Jul $183,152 . .
Jun $221,777 . .
May $186,790 . .
Apr $171,205 . .
Mar $158,338 . .
Feb $159,364 . .
Jan $159,082 . .
2015 .$174,2004.6%
2014 .$166,6191.5%
2013 .$164,10612.8%
2012 . $145,459 -4.9%
2011 . $152,888 -12.9%
2010 . $175,436 -7.7%





Home Sales Price to Big City Comparison
(2016)
. Gainesville GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $183,379 $374,000
Nearest Big City Jacksonville na
Home Sales Price in Jacksonville $214,000 $291,000
Home Sales Price Bargain Index 69% of Jacksonville home prices 104%



Home Sales Price to Renting Comparison
(2016)
. Gainesville GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $183,379 $374,000
Monthly Rent $1,279 $1,471
Price/Rent Index 9.6 times the annual rent 17.1



Gainesville
Cost of Living (2016)
83% GPTR 99 City Average
110%



Gainesville Taxes
(2016-17)
blank Tax Rate Days Worked to Pay State Rank Tax Rate
(99 City Avg)
Days Worked to Pay
(99 City Avg)
State and Local Sales Tax 6.8% -- 28* 6.8% --
Federal, State and Local Tax -- 111 days 22* -- 113 days
* State rank of 1 pays the highest taxes



Gainesville Building Permits
(single family homes)
2015 71
2014 67
2013 63
2012 70
2011 43
2010 45



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