Ocala Marion County, Florida

Ocala: County seat of Marion County, Florida, United States

About

Ocala is a city located in the county of Marion in the U.S. state of Florida. Its population at the 2010 census was 56,315 and a population density of 474 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 61,669 inhabitants.

The city was created 177 years ago in 1844.

Ocala Quick Facts

Population : 61,669 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Florida (United States)
County : Marion County
Postal code : 34470–34483
Phone Area Codes : 352
Area : 118.75 km2
Altitude : 105 feet / 32 meters
Capital city : Ocala is capital of Marion County
Establishment : January 01, 1845 (177 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 15:05:59 (24th May 2022)
Density : 519 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 8.68% (2010-2020)
Ocala locator map
Location of Ocala on Florida map.
Ocala square 2011 image
Ocala square 2011
Ocala square 2011 image

Geography

Ocala is located at 29°11'14"N 82°8'24"W (29.1872000, -82.1400900).

Ocala map

Demographics

The population of Ocala increased by 8.68% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 56,315 - census
2011 56,707 0.69% estimation process
2012 56,783 0.13% estimation process
2013 56,804 0.04% estimation process
2014 57,178 0.65% estimation process
2015 57,719 0.94% estimation process
2016 58,460 1.27% estimation process
2017 59,091 1.07% estimation process
2018 60,274 1.96% estimation process
2019 60,786 0.84% estimation process
2020 61,669 1.43% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 28,527
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 29,217
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -2.4%
April 1, 2020 Population : 29,646
April 1, 2010 Population : 29,243
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.7%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 20.2%
People over 65 (%) : 17.3%
Female persons, % : 51.6%
White only, percent : 83.3%
Black or African American alone, percent : 4.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.4%
Asians alone % : 3.4%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 4.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 13.0%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 75.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,621
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 11.1%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 80.1%

Ocala zip code is 34470. County name: Marion, County fips: 12083

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 80.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $222,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,435
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $486
2015-2019 median gross rent : $973
2015-2019 Households : 11,423
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.49
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 90.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 91.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 89.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 94.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 33.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 6.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.6%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 88,858
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 92,652
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 598,751
2012 total retail sales per capita : $20,575
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 31.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $72,035
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $40,425
Percentage of people living in poverty : 5.2%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,250
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,260
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 570
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 463
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,630
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 126
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,912
2010 population per square mile : 1,987.7
2010 land area in square miles : 14.71
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 57.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $85,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $933
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $351
2015-2019 median gross rent : $789
2015-2019 Households : 38,568
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.56
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 15.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 83.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 71.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 84.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 12.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.9%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.5%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 180,492
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,319,267
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,747,830
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 1,309,983
2012 total retail sales per capita : $12,996
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $40,265
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $22,863
Percentage of people living in poverty : 23.6%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 7,686
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,489
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,326
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,504
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,741
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 673
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 6,469
2010 population per square mile : 2,440.3
2010 land area in square miles : 41.46
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 38.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $101,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $992
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $362
2015-2019 median gross rent : $628
2015-2019 Households : 3,189
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.17
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 81.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 3.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 85.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 74.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 87.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 15.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 12.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 54.9%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 51.3%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 18,547
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 68,529
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 805,333
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 200,287
2012 total retail sales per capita : $25,850
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $31,519
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $19,267
Percentage of people living in poverty : 28.2%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 812
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 378
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 279
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 148
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 592
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 126
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 614
2010 population per square mile : 1,090.8
2010 land area in square miles : 7.22

Best Things to Do in Ocala

1 The Canyons Zip Line and Adventure Park

Rating: 4.9 (2410)

8045 NW Gainesville Rd, Ocala, FL 34475, United States ➦ Show Map

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The Canyons Zip Line and Adventure Park

2 Tuscawilla Park

Rating: 4.6 (2108)

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Tuscawilla Park

3 Sholom Park

Rating: 4.9 (1542)

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Sholom Park

4 Jervey Gantt Park

Rating: 4.6 (1115)

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Jervey Gantt Park

5 Sky Zone Trampoline Park

Rating: 4.5 (996)

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Sky Zone Trampoline Park

Where ot Eat in Ocala

1 Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

Rating: 4.2 (4939)

3801 SW College Rd, Ocala, FL 34474, United States ➦ Show Map

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Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

2 Olive Garden Italian Restaurant

Rating: 4.3 (3805)

3363 SW College Rd, Ocala, FL 34474, United States ➦ Show Map

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Olive Garden Italian Restaurant

3 Steak 'n Shake

Rating: 3.8 (3578)

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Steak 'n Shake

4 Miller's Ale House

Rating: 4.1 (2468)

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Miller's Ale House

5 LongHorn Steakhouse

Rating: 4.4 (2341)

307 SE 17th St, Ocala, FL 34471, United States ➦ Show Map

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LongHorn Steakhouse

Where to Stay in Ocala

1 Hilton Ocala

Rating: 4.2 (1565)

3600 SW 36th Ave, Ocala, FL 34474, United States ➦ Show Map

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Hilton Ocala

2 Holiday Inn & Suites Ocala Conference Center, an IHG Hotel

Rating: 4.2 (964)

3600 SW 38th Ave, Ocala, FL 34474, United States ➦ Show Map

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Holiday Inn & Suites Ocala Conference Center, an IHG Hotel

3 Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Ocala

Rating: 3.8 (831)

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Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Ocala

4 Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Ocala, FL

Rating: 3.7 (827)

3720 SW College Rd, Ocala, FL 34474, United States ➦ Show Map

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Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Ocala, FL

5 Hampton Inn & Suites Ocala

Rating: 4.6 (637)

3601 SW 38th Ave, Ocala, FL 34474, United States ➦ Show Map

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Hampton Inn & Suites Ocala

Other Places in Ocala

1 The School Board of Marion County

Rating: 1.4 (38)

512 SE 3rd St, Ocala, FL 34471, United States ➦ Show Map

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2 Ocala Citizens' Circle

Rating: 4.6 (29)

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Ocala Citizens' Circle

3 City of Ocala Customer Service Office

Rating: 1.6 (19)

201 SE 3rd St, Ocala, FL 34471 ➦ Show Map

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City of Ocala Customer Service Office

4 Ocala City Hall

Rating: 4.2 (9)

110 SE Watula Ave, Ocala, FL 34471 ➦ Show Map

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Ocala City Hall

5 Ocala/Marion County Visitor and Convention Bureau

Rating: 4.1 (8)

109 W Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, FL 34475, United States ➦ Show Map

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Ocala/Marion County Visitor and Convention Bureau

6 City of Ocala Public Works

Rating: 4.5 (2)

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7 Florida Hospital Physician Group Ocala, Physician Services.

Rating: 3 (2)

31 SW 12th St, Ocala, FL 34471, United States ➦ Show Map

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8 Ocala City Manager

151 SE Osceola Ave, Ocala, FL 34471 ➦ Show Map

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9 Agriculture Law Enforcement

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10 Marion County Extension Service

2232 NE Jacksonville Rd, Ocala, FL 34470, United States ➦ Show Map

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Marion County Extension Service

People born in Ocala (75)

People born in Ocala, including politician Buddy MacKay, actress Elizabeth Ashley, actor Patrick O'Neal, .

List

  • Daunte Culpepper (American football player) he was born in 28/01/1977
  • Brian Calzini (American singer) he was born in 25/10/1985
  • Chad Brock (American singer, DJ and professional wrestler) he was born in 31/07/1963
  • Travis Mays (American basketball player-coach) he was born in 19/06/1968
  • Joey Mantia (American speed skater) he was born in 07/02/1986
  • Eddie Johnson (American basketball player) he was born in 24/02/1955
  • Brittany Bowe (American speed skater) she was born in 24/02/1988
  • Mark Collier (American actor) he was born in 27/05/1970
  • Caydee Denney (American pair skater) she was born in 22/06/1993
  • Ted Potter, Jr. (professional golfer) he was born in 09/11/1983
  • John Brantley (American college football player, quarterback) he was born in 03/03/1989
  • Harry Whittington (American writer) he was born in 04/02/1916
  • Shaun Stafford (All-American college tennis player, professional tennis player) she was born in 13/12/1968
  • Antonio Allen (American football player) he was born in 23/09/1988
  • Brooke Newton (American actress) she was born in 05/06/1987
  • Ed Rains (American basketball player) he was born in 24/12/1956
  • Jeremy McKinnon (American musician) he was born in 17/12/1985
  • Lorenzo Williams (American basketball player (1969-)) he was born in 15/07/1969

Schools in Ocala

College & universities near Ocala, FL

Code Name City ZIP
419226 Marion Technical College Ocala (FL) 34471-3172
132851 College of Central Florida Ocala (FL) 34474
138309 Rasmussen College-Florida Ocala (FL) 34474-6226
449524 Taylor College Belleview (FL) 34420
457448 Tenaj Salon Institute The Villages (FL) 32162

Stations (12)

Amtrak & bus stations near Ocala, FL

Code Name Address Type
OCA Ocala, Florida 531 Northeast First Ave BUS
TVF The Villages-Lady Lake, FL 401 North US Highway 441 BUS
WWD Wildwood, Florida 601 North Main Street OTHER
GNF Gainesville, Florida 201 East University Ave. BUS
WDO Waldo, Florida 14648 NE 147th Avenue BUS

Post offices near Ocala

Post Office Name City ZIP
Ocala Post Office Ocala (FL) 34478
Silver Spring Post Office Silver Springs (FL) 34488
Paddock Post Office Ocala (FL) 34474
Anthony Post Office Anthony (FL) 32617
Maricam Post Office Ocala (FL) 34472

Other cities in Marion County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Marion County , FL.

City Name Population Title
Silver Springs 10,334 Unincorporated community in Florida
Silver Springs Shores 6,539 Census-designated place in Marion County, Florida
Citra 5,732 City in Florida, United States of America
Belleview 5,208 City in Florida
Dunnellon 1,867 City in Marion County, Florida, United States of America
Reddick 564 Town in Marion County, Florida, United States
McIntosh 507 City in Marion County, Florida, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Ocala distances to largest Florida cities