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Cost of Living

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Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Ocala, Florida is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Ocala, Florida is more expensive.

Ocala, Florida cost of living is 88.20.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGOcala, FloridaUnited States
  Overall  88100
  Grocery  101.5100
  Health  94100
  Housing  62100
  Utilities  105100
  Transportation  102100
  Miscellaneous  101100


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Not a bad place to live luxuriously on the cheap.

Pro's: No state tax, no yearly inspection fees for cars, the homeowner's homestead exemption is excellent, low cost of living in general. In Ocala, I rented in 2015 a... (Read More)



mixed review

I have to say car collisions seem to be an issue here. And the heat. The heat is oppressive, and I LOVE the heat. the economy is oppressive too. I'm 34, technically... (Read More)



Goodbye Ocala

I have lived in Ocala for the past 23 years. I have watched this town go to crap. I am finally leaving in a couple of months and couldn't be happier about it. Murders... (Read More)



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