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1.16% growth
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5.2% growth
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3.86% growth
Median Property Value
3.52% growth

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The economy of Ocala, FL employs 22,341 people. The economy of Ocala, FL is specialized in Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting; Real Estate, Rental & Leasing; and Healthcare & Social Assistance, which employ respectively 1.75; 1.64; and 1.44 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Ocala, FL are Healthcare & Social Assistance (4,486), Retail trade (3,179), and Accommodation & Food Service (2,028), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($49,531), Finance & Insurance ($48,750), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($39,439).

Median household income in Ocala, FL is $37,792. Males in Ocala, FL have an average income that is 1.51 times higher than the average income of females, which is $36,560. The income inequality of Ocala, FL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.446 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Ocala, FL. In Marion County, FL the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 65-74 and 65-74, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 58 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $10,437. Duval County, FL has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Florida.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Ocala, FL is from the county of Marion County, FL.

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Ocala, FL is home to a population of 57,873 people, from which 97.9% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Ocala, FL is composed of 35,281 White residents (61%), 12,695 Black residents (21.9%), 6,656 Hispanic residents (11.5%), 1,570 Asian residents (2.71%), and 1,471 Two+ residents (2.54%). The most common foreign languages in Ocala, FL are Spanish (4,393 speakers), Chinese (271 speakers), and Other Indic (249 speakers), but compared to other places, Ocala, FL has a relative high number of Gujarati (213 speakers), Hungarian (32 speakers), and Urdu (137 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Ocala, FL awarded 5,677 degrees. The student population of Ocala, FL is skewed towards females, with 1,646 male students and 4,031 female students. Most students in Ocala, FL are White (3,743 and 65.9%), followed by Black or African American (781 and 13.8%), Hispanic or Latino (485 and 8.54%), and Unknown (345 and 6.08%). The largest universities in Ocala, FL by number of graduates are Rasmussen College-Florida (2,815 and 49.6%), College of Central Florida (2,463 and 43.4%), and Marion County Community Technical and Adult Education Center (399 and 7.03%). The most popular majors in Ocala, FL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (929 and 16.4%), Registered Nursing (524 and 9.2%), and Health Information & Medical Records Technology (143 and 2.52%). The median tuition costs in Ocala, FL are N/A for private four year colleges, and $1,910 and $7,642 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Ocala, FL is $120,700, which is 0.59 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $116,600 to $120,700, a 3.52% increase. The homeownership rate of Ocala, FL is 50.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Ocala, FL have an average commute time of 18.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Ocala, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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