Ocala, Florida 

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Population

58,218

38% Growth

Unemployment Rate

5.6%

Median Income

$37,442

Avg. Home Price

$132,400

Best Places to Live in Ocala, Florida

Small city - Central Florida, 60 miles east of Daytona Beach
Pros
-Nearby recreation
-Attractive downtown
-Economy
Cons
-Violent crime
-Hot, humid summers
-Isolation

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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.


QUICK FACTS

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

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Ocala is 5.6% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Ocala jobs have increased by 0.40%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Ocala's cost of living is 11.80% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Ocala's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Ocala's population is 58,218 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 38.47%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Ocala is $132,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.58%. 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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Ocala

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Reviews for Ocala   48 Reviews
Do NOT move to Ocala Florida - 8/20/2018
This is a very terrible place to live - believe me. There in NOTHING to do here. There are NO jobs and the pay for these jobs are pitiful. I came from Lovely Brandon... Read More

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Do NOT move to Ocala Florida - 8/20/2018
This is a very terrible place to live - believe me. There in NOTHING to do here. There are NO jobs and the pay for these jobs are pitiful. I came from Lovely Brandon... Read More

Moving to Ocala - 5/18/2018
My husband and I are moving to Ocala. In reviewing the comments, I see a very mixed group. We spent a weekend there looking at real estate and it seems there is a lot... Read More


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34471 34482 34480 34470 34481 34474 34475 34479
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