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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ocalawas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Ocala
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.