Gainesville Real Estate Market Overview

Could Gainesville, FL be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Gainesville. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Gainesville such... as Alachua and Newberry. When you’re ready, Trulia has 777 resale and new homes in Gainesville lined up for you, including 36 open houses, and 185 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$155,000

Median Sales Price

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$104

Price Per Sqft

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$1,350

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Gainesville show a 3% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a -3% drop in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Gainesville for Jan 20 to Apr 19 was $155,000 based on 389 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Gainesville was $104, an increase of 7% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Gainesville for Mar 20 to Apr 20 was $1,350.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Gainesville can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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3,739

Counts of Theft

3,015

Counts of Arrest

651

Counts of Property Crime


Best Schools in Gainesville

There are 47 schools in Gainesville.

Elementary Schools
9

Hidden Oak Elementary School

Public, K - 5

9

Expressions Learning Arts Academy

Public, K - 5

9

Stephen Foster Elementary School

Public, K - 5

Middle Schools
8

Kanapaha Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

7

Westwood Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

7

Fort Clarke Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

High Schools
9

F. W. Buchholz High School

Public, 9 - 12

6

Gainesville High School

Public, 9 - 12

6

Eastside High School

Public, 9 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Gainesville by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
47%
Single residents
Home owners
56%
Home owners
Median age
33
Median age
Household income
$37,341
Median household income
College educated
55%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Gainesville commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
92% commute by car
1% commute by bike
2% commute by public transportation
1% commute by foot

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