Alachua, FL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,383 housing units in Alachua. This represents a 34.6% growth from 1,770 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,596 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 787 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Alachua is about 77.1%. Alachua's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.3%. Average household size is 2.6 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Alachua were built after 1984.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0%
One Bedroom6.50%
Two Bedrooms20.80%
Three Bedrooms57.40%
Four Bedrooms14.40%
Five Bedrooms or more1%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.68
Median year structure was built1987
Median Value of occupied units$91,700
Median Price asked for vacant units$85,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.32
Median year structure was built1977
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$923

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage4.30%
Home Equity Loan7.60%
Simple Mortgage61.60%
Debt Free26.40%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.8%