A household consists of all the people who occupy a housing unit. A person living alone in a housing unit, or a group of unrelated people sharing a housing unit such as partners or roomers, is also counted as a household
Census questions about households provide important statistics to help plan assistance programs. In combination with household income and housing costs, this data helps us understand whether housing is affordable and meets the needs of residents.
In 2022, the number of Estimated Households (Census ACS) in Alachua County was 108,597 compared to Florida at 8,353,441. The line graph shows change over time when there are at least three years of data.
Alachua County is in the third quartile for this measure. This means that relative to other counties in Florida, there are less Estimated Households (Census ACS) often in about one half of the counties, and it occurs more often in about one quarter of the counties.
The map illustrates county data by quartile. A quartile map is presented when there are at least 51 counties with data for this measure.
Data Source: Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF)