Ocala, Florida 

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Population

57,812

+3.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.0%

Median Income

$37,442

Median Home Price

$142,500

Best Places to Live in Ocala, Florida

Small city - Central Florida, 60 miles east of Daytona Beach. November, April and March are the most pleasant months in Ocala, while August and July are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Nearby recreation
-Attractive downtown
-Economy
Cons
-Violent crime
-Hot, humid summers
-Isolation

Local Listings in Ocala
 $100,050 
4050 NE 22nd Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 1275 SqFt
 $800,000 
22620 N US Highway 441
Bed 4 | Bath 5 | 1275 SqFt
 $150,000 
22620 N US Highway 441
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 1275 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Ocala Metro Area

Ocala, a small agricultural and manufacturing center, is about halfway between Gainesville to the north and Orlando to the southeast. With its attractive tree-lined streets and Old South–style homes, it more resembles a typical Southern city than a Florida city or beach town. Ocala is the capital of Florida’s thoroughbred industry, and ranching and horse-breeding are popular.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Florida
County: Marion County
Metro Area: Ocala Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Ocala
Zip Codes: 34471 34482 34470 34480 34481 34474 34479 34475
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 75 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Ocala is 4.0% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Ocala jobs have increased by 2.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Ocala's cost of living is 12.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Ocala's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
November, April and March are the most pleasant months in Ocala, while August and July are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Marion county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Ocala's population is 57,812 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 3.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Ocala is $142,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.6%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Ocala public schools spend $9,101 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.2 students per teacher in Ocala. More Education


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Reviews for Ocala   52 Reviews
Skip the city, go to the forest - 8/12/2019
The city isn't really anything special but the real nice stuff is in the Ocala national forest with the freshwater springs and big lakes. I really think more people... Read More

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Don’t bother - 8/10/2019
Ocala is a good ol boy town with confederate flags and right wingers. If that’s your style you will love it here. Cost of living is low, paychecks are even lower. The... Read More

Ocala Good place to live - 4/20/2019
I have been a resident since 1987 of Ocala, FL . I have raised 2 children hear. Like ever place it has its up and downs. But I choose to change the bad areas and make... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN OCALA, FLORIDA
34471 34482 34470 34480 34481 34474 34479 34475

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NEW LISTINGS IN OCALA
$100,050
4050 NE 22nd Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$800,000
22620 N US Highway 441
Bed 4 | Bath 5

$150,000
22620 N US Highway 441
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$385,000
4085 SE 39th Cir
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$127,900
8399 SW 90th St Unit E
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$262,500
10083 SW 90th Loop
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$100,000
8868 SW 97th Lane Rd Unit D
Bed 2 | Bath 2

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