Basic information about the Alachua County
The Alachua County is located in the state of Florida. This county occupies 970 square miles, with 94 square miles being water areas. There are 247.336 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of Alachua County citizens, the 3 largest groups are White (69.6%), followed by Black or African American (20.33%) and Asian (5.35%). There are 100.516 households in the county, while 53,23% of them are family households and 46,77% represent non family households. There are 9 cities and towns in Alachua County. The most populated city is Gainesville city and the smallest town or village is La Crosse town.