Ocala, Florida 

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Population

61,669

+3.1% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

5.6%

Median Income

$37,442

Median Home Price

$187,100

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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.

Ocala, FL Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Nearby recreation
Attractive downtown
Economy
Cons
Violent crime
Hot, humid summers
Isolation


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: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Florida
County: Marion County
Metro Area: Ocala Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat conservative
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 5.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). 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
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Marion county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 62.4% to 36.6%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Ocala's population is 61,669 people. Since 2020, 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 Real Estate: $187,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.5%.

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

It's a good time to buy in Ocala. Home Appreciation is up 14.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Ocala is $187,100.

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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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