Ocala, FL

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2020 Population
60,021
1.27% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
38.6
0.783% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
19.2%
5.85% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$42,361
1.45% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$149,800
5.34% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
25,383
4.23% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Ocala, FL had a population of 60k people with a median age of 38.6 and a median household income of $42,361. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Ocala, FL grew from 59,267 to 60,021, a 1.27% increase and its median household income grew from $41,755 to $42,361, a 1.45% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Ocala, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (59.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (18.2%), White (Hispanic) (13.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.95%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.85%).

None of the households in Ocala, FL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95.7% of the residents in Ocala, FL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Ocala, FL are Rasmussen University-Florida (4,094 degrees awarded in 2020), College of Central Florida (2,410 degrees), and Marion Technical College (419226) (374 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Ocala, FL was $149,800, and the homeownership rate was 45.9%.

Most people in Ocala, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Ocala, FL was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Ocala, FL is home to a population of 60k people, from which 95.7% are citizens. As of 2020, 9.88% of Ocala, FL residents were born outside of the country (5.93k people).

In 2020, there were 3.27 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (35.8k people) in Ocala, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.97k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

95.7%
2020 Citizenship
96.9%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 95.7% of Ocala, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Ocala, FL was 96.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Ocala, FL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    35.8k ± 1.75k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    10.9k ± 1.23k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    7.97k ± 1.31k
16.1%
Hispanic Population
9.66k people

In 2020, there were 3.27 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (35.8k people) in Ocala, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.97k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

16.1% of the people in Ocala, FL are hispanic (9.66k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Cuba
    1,006,483 ± 24,039 people
  2. Haiti
    335,997 ± 14,118 people
  3. Colombia
    281,766 ± 12,945 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Florida was Cuba, the natal country of 1,006,483 Florida residents, followed by Haiti with 335,997 and Colombia with 281,766.

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Foreign-Born Population

9.88%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
5.93k people
8.47%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
5.02k people

As of 2020, 9.88% of Ocala, FL residents (5.93k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Ocala, FL was 8.47%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,138 ± 231
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,110 ± 346
  3. Korea
    540 ± 222

Ocala, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.03 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Ocala, FL employs 25.4k people. The largest industries in Ocala, FL are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,526 people), Retail Trade (4,397 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (2,582 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($68,532), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($63,980), and Transportation & Warehousing ($47,418).

Males in Florida have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $48,168. The income inequality in Florida (measured using the Gini index) is 0.472, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

25.4k
2020 Value
± 1,534
4.23%
1 Year growth
± 7.88%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Ocala, FL grew at a rate of 4.23%, from 24.4k employees to 25.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Ocala, FL, are Sales & Related Occupations (3,656 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,163 people), and Management Occupations (2,557 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Ocala, FL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

25.4k
2020 Value
± 1,534
4.23%
1 Year growth
± 7.88%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Ocala, FL grew at a rate of 4.23%, from 24.4k employees to 25.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Ocala, FL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,526 people), Retail Trade (4,397 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (2,582 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Ocala, FL, though some of these residents may live in Ocala, FL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$36,829
Median earning men ± $3,034
$29,062
Median earning women ± $2,949

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($63,125), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,050), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($45,833).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($67,806), Manufacturing ($50,778), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($40,863).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Florida. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Florida.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Florida to other states, or from other states to Florida.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $94.8B
  2. $62.6B
  3. $59.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Florida product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $94.8B, followed by Electronics ($62.6B) and Pharmaceuticals ($59.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Florida products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$688B
2020 Value in Florida
$1.41T
Projected 2050 Value in Florida
105% growth

In 2020, total outbound Florida trade was $688B. This is expected to increase 105% to $1.41T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Florida trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Florida to other states, or from other states to Florida.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $24.9B
  2. $19.2B
  3. $15.8B

In 2020, the top outbound Florida domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $24.9B, followed by California with $19.2B and Texas and $15.8B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Florida shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing the state of Florida. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Florida is currently represented by 27 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Florida

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Marco Rubio
Senator from Florida3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Rick Scott
Senator from Florida1
Assumed office on January 8, 2019
Inauguration delayed in order to finish his term as Governor of Florida.

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing Florida.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Florida over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Florida

Florida is currently represented by 27 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Florida have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Ocala, FL awarded 6,878 degrees. The student population of Ocala, FL in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 3,572 male students and 11,990 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Ocala, FL are White (3,784 and 55.3%), followed by Black or African American (981 and 14.3%), Hispanic or Latino (894 and 13.1%), and Unknown (754 and 11%).

The largest universities in Ocala, FL by number of degrees awarded are Rasmussen University-Florida (4,094 and 59.5%), College of Central Florida (2,410 and 35%), and Marion Technical College (419226) (374 and 5.44%).

The most popular majors in Ocala, FL are Registered Nursing (1,340 and 19.5%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (897 and 13%), and Early Childhood Education & Teaching (608 and 8.84%).

The median tuition cost in Ocala, FL for a public four year colleges is $1,987 for in-state students and $7,947 for out-of-state students.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 15,562 students enrolled in Ocala, FL, 23% men and 77% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 8,227 records, of which 73.2% were women and 26.8% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 897 degree-majors awarded
  2. 842 degree-majors awarded
  3. 194 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Ocala, FL was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 897 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Ocala, FL according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 4,094 degrees awarded
  2. 2,410 degrees awarded
  3. 374 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Rasmussen University-Florida with 4,094 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 1,689 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Ocala, FL, which is 0.325 times less than the 5,189 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 3,784 degrees mean that there were 3.86 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 981 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($11,105) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,980) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,400) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.09% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (4.93M), Some college (3.6M), and Bachelors Degree (3.09M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Ocala, FL was $149,800 in 2020, which is 0.652 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $142,200 to $149,800, a 5.34% increase. The homeownership rate in Ocala, FL is 45.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Ocala, FL have an average commute time of 19.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Ocala, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Ocala, FL is $42,361. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Ocala, FL was Census Tract 22.02 with a value of $79,476, followed by Census Tract 21 and Census Tract 23.02, with respective values of $74,688 and $68,679.

Property

$149,800
Median Property Value 2020
±$9,173
$10,967
Median Property Taxes
±$892

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Ocala, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Ocala, FL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

45.9%
Homeownership
2020
62.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 45.9% of the housing units in Ocala, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 46.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 22.02
  2. Census Tract 21
  3. Census Tract 23.02

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Ocala, FL was Census Tract 22.02 with a value of $79,476, followed by Census Tract 21 and Census Tract 23.02, with respective values of $74,688 and $68,679.

The following map shows all of the places in Ocala, FL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$42,361
Median Household Income
± $2,342
23.9k
Number of Households
± 1,351

In 2020, the median household income of the 23.9k households in Ocala, FL grew to $42,361 from the previous year's value of $41,755.

The following chart displays the households in Ocala, FL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Ocala, FL is from Florida.
0.472
2020 Wage GINI in Florida
0.473
2019 Wage GINI in Florida

In 2020, the income inequality in Florida was 0.472 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.289% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Florida was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Florida in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (80.6%)
  2. Carpooled (9.15%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.99%)

In 2018, 80.6% of workers in Ocala, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.15%) and those who worked at home (5.99%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

19.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Ocala, FL have a shorter commute time (19.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.68% of the workforce in Ocala, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Ocala, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Ocala, FL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

19.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Ocala, FL (11k out of 57.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Ocala, FL is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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87.9% of the population of Ocala, FL has health coverage, with 35.7% on employee plans, 20.4% on Medicaid, 14.1% on Medicare, 15.4% on non-group plans, and 2.26% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Florida was $8,076 in 2014. This is a 5.05% increase from the previous year ($7,688).

Primary care physicians in Marion County, FL see 1714 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.32% decrease from the previous year (1737 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2243 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1007 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Florida, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,714 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Marion County, FL

Primary care physicians in Marion County, FL see an average of 1,714 patients per year. This represents a 1.32% decrease from the previous year (1,737 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Marion County, FL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Florida across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.3% under 18 years, 20.5% between 18 and 34 years, 37.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 18% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.1% were men and 50.9% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

12.1%
Uninsured
35.7%
Employer Coverage
20.4%
Medicaid
14.1%
Medicare
15.4%
Non-Group
2.26%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Ocala, FL declined by 11.8% from 13.7% to 12.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Ocala, FL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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