Estimated Households (Census ACS)

Estimated Households (Census ACS)

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.

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Alachua County
Estimated Households (Census ACS), Single Year
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Estimated Households (Census ACS), Single Year  
AlachuaFlorida
Data YearCountCount
2022108,5978,353,441
2021105,0038,157,420
2020101,9797,931,313
201997,9957,736,311
201897,0487,621,760
201797,4857,510,882
201696,3367,393,262
201596,7037,300,494
201496,1377,217,508
201396,0437,158,980
201296,5447,147,013
201197,5427,140,096
201097,5407,152,844
200996,5187,076,539
Florida
Estimated Households (Census ACS), 2022
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Estimated Households (Census ACS), 2022  
CountyCount
Florida8,353,441
Alachua108,597
Baker9,004
Bay74,678
Bradford9,067
Brevard246,650
Broward741,973
Calhoun4,448
Charlotte84,671
Citrus67,551
Clay79,704
Collier156,768
Columbia26,391
Miami-Dade952,680
DeSoto12,340
Dixie6,164
Duval396,132
Escambia126,537
Flagler47,549
Franklin4,761
Gadsden15,885
Gilchrist6,872
Glades4,637
Gulf5,648
Hamilton4,300
Hardee8,127
Hendry13,289
Hernando79,169
Highlands44,685
Hillsborough559,970
Holmes7,069
Indian River65,735
Jackson16,880
Jefferson5,519
Lafayette2,555
Lake153,817
Lee311,348
Leon118,755
Levy17,843
Liberty2,447
Madison6,693
Manatee161,656
Marion154,996
Martin66,724
Monroe34,388
Nassau36,336
Okaloosa83,334
Okeechobee14,919
Orange491,378
Osceola119,817
Palm Beach589,594
Pasco223,385
Pinellas418,716
Polk264,145
Putnam29,782
St. Johns102,056
St. Lucie126,443
Santa Rosa69,524
Sarasota199,345
Seminole183,487
Sumter64,305
Suwannee15,453
Taylor7,465
Union4,094
Volusia232,673
Wakulla11,932
Walton31,491
Washington9,095
2/29/2024 2:24:08 PM

Data Note(s)


Data Source: Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF)

  • This is secondary data.
  • Data displayed reflect the American Community Survey 5-year estimates for the year selected.
  • Chart will display if there are at least three years of data.
  • Multi-year counts are a sum of the selected years, not an average.
  • Quartiles are calculated when data are available for at least 51 counties.