Ocala, Florida Population 2022

65,047
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Ocala is a city located in Marion County Florida. It is also the county seat of Marion County. With a 2020 population of 65,047, it is the 55th largest city in Florida and the 637th largest city in the United States. Ocala is currently growing at a rate of 1.13% annually and its population has increased by 2.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 63,591 in 2020. Spanning over 47 miles, Ocala has a population density of 1,375 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ocala is $65,713 with a poverty rate of 19.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $973 per month, and the median house value is $149,800. The median age in Ocala is 38.3 years, 35.8 years for males, and 40.4 years for females.

Ocala Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ocalawas:

  • White: 72.93%
  • Black or African American: 18.63%
  • Two or more races: 4.54%
  • Asian: 2.95%
  • Other race: 0.70%
  • Native American: 0.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
The current population of Ocala, Florida is 65,047 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 63,591.

Ocala, Florida Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Ocala Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Ocala Population by Race

Ocala Population Pyramid 2022

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Ocala Median Age

38.6


Total

35.9


Male

40.7


Female

Ocala Adults

There are 46,766 adults, (11,217 of whom are seniors) in Ocala.

Ocala Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Ocala Sex Ratio

Female

30,105

50.16%

Male

29,916

49.84%

Ocala Population by Age

Ocala Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ocala Household Types

45.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ocala Households and Families

3.2

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Ocala Households by Type

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Ocala Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ocala Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 95.83%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 43.35%.

Ocala Educational Attainment by Race

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$33,436

Average Earnings

$37,317

Average Male

$30,227

Average Female

Ocala Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ocala Language by Age

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Ocala Language

83.59% of Ocala residents speak only English, while 16.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.04% of the population.

Ocala Language

Ocala Poverty by Race

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19.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.71%

Male Poverty Rate

20.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ocala

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ocala is Black, with 42.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ocala is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.10%.

Ocala Poverty

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Ocala Poverty Rate by Education

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Ocala Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ocala Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Ocala Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.8%

Male Marriage Rate

37.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Ocala Married by Age and Sex

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Ocala Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Ocala Marital Status by Race

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Ocala Marital Status

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4,369

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Ocala Veterans by War

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Ocala Veterans by Age

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Ocala Veterans by Race

Ocala Veterans by Education

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9.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ocala Veterans by Education

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57.7%

Labor Force Participation

52.7%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Ocala Employment by Age

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Ocala Employment by Race

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Ocala Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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46.74%

Born in Ocala

90.12%

Native Born

9.88%

Foreign Born

4.28%

Non Citizen

5.60%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.12% of Ocala residents were born in the United States, with 46.74% having been born in Florida. 4.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ocala Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Ocala Population by Year