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Overview
Population:56,598
Pop. Change:12%
State: Florida
Metro Area: Ocala Metro Area
County: Marion County
City:Ocala
Zip Code:34471, 34482, ... 7 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Ocala's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Ocala Metro Area

Profile: Small city  Location: Central Florida, 60 miles east of Daytona Beach Elevation: 75 Time zone: Eastern Standard Time

PROCON
Nearby recreation Violent crime
Attractive downtownHot, humid summers
EconomyIsolation

Interesting Facts about Ocala, Florida

As of 2014, Ocala's population is 56,598 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 12.30 percent.

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The median home cost in Ocala is $89,100. Home appreciation the last year has been 2.80 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Ocala's cost of living is 14.10% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Ocala public schools spend $10,399 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 16.7 students per teacher in Ocala.

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The unemployment rate in Ocala is 6.10 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Ocala jobs have Increased by 1.13 percent.


Ranked #45 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Mid-Size Metro Areas)
Ranked #58 2005 Best Places to Live
Ranked #189 Best Green Cities
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Map Of Ocala

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Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Ocala's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes