Ocala, Florida 

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FLORIDA TOTAL CASES REPORTED

510,389

US TOTAL CASES REPORTED

4,831,264

updated daily at 9 AM PST
source Kaiser Family Foundation

Population

57,812

+3.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.0%

Median Income

$37,442

Median Home Price

$148,200

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

 $225,900 
0 SW 42nd Ct
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1858 SqFt
 $345,000 
1542 SW 160th Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2588 SqFt
 $419,000 
9061 SW 81st Loop
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 2675 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 16.2% 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 19.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Ocala is $148,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.5%. 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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Housing Market in Ocala

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Reviews for Ocala   53 Reviews
Ocala is a hidden GEM here in central florida - 3/6/2020
I have lived in Ocala Florida for 10 yrs. Moving from New England. It does indeed get hot here....IT'S FLORIDA. I am not a fan of the blistering cold of the northern... Read More

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Why I Choose to Make Ocala Home - 12/18/2019
I have lived in different parts of FL from Miami to Live Oak. I have also lived in NH, VA, & SC. I have also made many extended visits to GA & TN many times in different... Read More

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

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NEW LISTINGS IN OCALA
$225,900
0 SW 42nd Ct
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$345,000
1542 SW 160th Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$419,000
9061 SW 81st Loop
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$239,900
593 Marion Oaks Trl
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$159,900
14090 SW 34th Terrace Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$180,000
432 SE 17th Pl
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$129,000
202 NE 44th Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1

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