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Population in 2012: 56,945 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +23.9%
Males: 27,207  (47.8%)
Females: 29,738  (52.2%)

Median resident age:  38.2 years
Florida median age:  40.3 years

Zip codes: 34470, 34471, 34474, 34475, 34479, 34480, 34481, 34482.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,313 (it was $30,888 in 2000)
Ocala:

$34,313
FL:

$45,040
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,275

Ocala city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $115,794 (it was $71,700 in 2000)
Ocala:

$115,794
FL:

$148,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $176,313; Detached houses: $197,049; Townhouses or other attached units: $176,226; In 2-unit structures: $148,551; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $121,870; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $114,387; Mobile homes: $37,242; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $32,855

Median gross rent in 2012: $827.

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  • White alone - 34,582 (61.1%)
  • Black alone - 12,108 (21.4%)
  • Hispanic - 7,130 (12.6%)
  • Asian alone - 1,594 (2.8%)
  • Two or more races - 827 (1.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 298 (0.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 59 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ocala: 85.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (11.8%), Irish (9.8%), English (8.4%), Subsaharan African (4.6%), United States (4.5%), Italian (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 73 feet

Land area: 38.6 square miles.

Population density: 1,474 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Ocala:

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 14.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ocala city:

  • Never married: 31.7%
  • Now married: 43.6%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

4,408 residents are foreign born (1.7% Latin America, 0.9% Asia, 0.8% Europe).

This city:  7.8%
Florida:  19.4%



According to our research of Florida and other state lists there were 394 registered sex offenders living in Ocala, Florida as of August 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Ocala to the number of sex offenders is 145 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,299 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,012 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gainesville, FL (35.3 miles , pop. 95,447).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (83.2 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (798.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Silver Springs Shores, FL (3.1 miles ), Belleview, FL (3.1 miles ), Fellowship, FL (3.6 miles) , Reddick, FL (3.6 miles ), Fort McCoy-Anthony, FL (3.7 miles) , McIntosh, FL (4.3 miles ), East Marion, FL (4.4 miles) , Morriston, FL (4.4 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 107 buildings, average cost: $97,400
  • 1998: 140 buildings, average cost: $106,000
  • 1999: 153 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2000: 149 buildings, average cost: $151,400
  • 2001: 147 buildings, average cost: $131,200
  • 2002: 138 buildings, average cost: $128,500
  • 2003: 211 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2004: 397 buildings, average cost: $134,400
  • 2005: 817 buildings, average cost: $162,100
  • 2006: 612 buildings, average cost: $177,200
  • 2007: 325 buildings, average cost: $174,100
  • 2008: 179 buildings, average cost: $165,800
  • 2009: 47 buildings, average cost: $216,400
  • 2010: 81 buildings, average cost: $166,800
  • 2011: 32 buildings, average cost: $264,700
  • 2012: 35 buildings, average cost: $209,800

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Latitude: 29.19 N, Longitude: 82.13 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +38,025 (+67.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 14,887 (68.4%)

Area code: 352

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Crime rates in Ocala by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 3462343673356
per 100,000 5.98.512.54.26.18.05.911.213.05.45.38.810.5
Rapes 28314539324343405341342642
per 100,000 55.265.893.781.665.386.085.074.898.573.460.345.573.3
Robberies 17514715116513415717917818716015511292
per 100,000 345.2311.9314.3345.3273.5314.0353.9332.8347.6286.5274.8196.2160.6
Assaults 518512469439439383493409353291269215235
per 100,000 1021.91086.3976.2918.6896.2765.9974.6764.6656.1521.1477.0376.7410.2
Burglaries 1,020917929926860804647747690678712713606
per 100,000 2012.31945.61933.61937.61755.61607.81279.11396.51282.61214.01262.51249.11057.8
Thefts 3,2152,6702,3502,5202,6322,4082,4552,5032,2342,4382,3722,3762,431
per 100,000 6342.65664.84891.35273.15373.04815.54853.34679.44152.54365.54206.04162.44243.5
Auto thefts 285252209228237204181194125100876560
per 100,000 562.3534.7435.0477.1483.8408.0357.8362.7232.3179.1154.3113.9104.7
Arson 1611172289121089477
per 100,000 31.623.335.446.016.318.023.718.714.916.17.112.312.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 751.2734.8706.1697.1656.6626.3648.1606.7574.8498.8472.7421.8431.9

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Crime rate in Ocala detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 233 (161 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.81
Florida average:

2.45

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Ocala, Florida accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.0%
Florida:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,726 (+6.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Ocala-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 84% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/31/1975, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the Ocala city center killed one person and injured 26 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 2/2/2007, a category F3 tornado 21.8 miles away from the city center killed 8 people and injured 25 people and caused $114 million in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Marion County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Fires: 4, Tropical Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Caydee Denney - Pair skater, Charles Bennett (fighter) - Martial artist, Buddy MacKay - Politician, Chad Brock - Professional wrestler, Daunte Culpepper - 2005 NFL player (Minnesota Vikings, born: Jan 28, 1977), Eddie Johnson (basketball, born 1955) - Basketball player, Haven Denney - Pair skater, John Brantley - College football player, Mike Nickels - Martial artist, Patrick O'Neal (actor) - Film actor.

Main business address for: NOBILITY HOMES INC (MOBILE HOMES).


Hospitals/medical centers in Ocala:

  • OCALA REGIONAL KIDNEY CENTER EAST (Dialysis Facility, 2870 SE 1ST AVE)
  • OCALA REGIONAL KIDNEY CENTER WEST (Dialysis Facility, 9401 SW HIGHWAY 200 STE 600)
  • AMEDISYS OF NORTH CENTRAL FLORIDA (Home Health Center, 1541 SW 1ST AVENUE, STE 102)
  • BETTER @ HOME (Home Health Center, 2201 SE 30TH AVE STES 401 & 402)
  • BETTER LIFE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 13795 SW 36TH AVE RD STE 1)
  • CONFICARE HOME HEALTH SOLUTIONS LLC (Home Health Center, 3201 SW 34TH AVE STE 102)
  • FLAGSHIP HOME HEALTH OF OCALA (Home Health Center, 3200 SW 34TH AVE SUITE 701)
  • FP HOMECARE (Home Health Center, 9505 SW 110TH STREET)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, 2215 E FORT KING ST, STE C)
  • HELPING HANDS HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, 1805 SE 16TH AVENUE STE 601)
  • INFINITY HOME CARE OF OCALA LLC (Home Health Center, 7750 SW 60TH AVENUE SUITE C)
  • INNOVATIVE SENIOR CARE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 1801 SE 24TH RD)
  • INTEGRITY HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, 7870 SW 103RD ST RD BLDG 201)
  • MARION COMMUNITY HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, 2303 SE 17TH STREET SUITE 102A)
  • MUNROE REGIONAL HOMECARE (Home Health Center, 31 SW 12TH STREET)
  • NHC HOMECARE OCALA (Home Health Center, 2605 SOUTHWEST 33RD STREET, BLDG 100, STE 103)
  • ORTHOPEDIC REHAB SPECIALISTS LLC (Home Health Center, 2143 E FORT KING STREET SUITE 102)
  • SENIOR HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, 1805 SE 16T HAVENUE SUITE 203)
  • SUPERIOR HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 3101 SW COLLEGE ROAD)
  • VILLAGE HOME CARE, LLC (Home Health Center, 2760 SE 17TH STREET, BLDG 100, STE 101)
  • XL CARE AGENCY INC OF MARION (Home Health Center, 3391 E SILVER SPRINGS BLVD SUITE 7G)
  • CHARTER BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SYSTEMS INC (Hospital, 3130 SW 27TH AVE)
  • HOSPICE OF MARION COUNTY (Hospital, 3231 SOUTHWEST 34TH AVENUE)
  • KINDRED HOSPITAL OCALA (Hospital, 1500 SW 1ST AVENUE, 5TH FLOOR)
  • MUNROE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, 1500 SW 1ST AVE)
  • OCALA CLUSTER (Hospital, 3205 SE 17TH ST)
  • OCALA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, 1431 SW 1ST AVE)
  • SECOND STREET GROUP HOME (Hospital, 3841 SE SECOND STREET)
  • AVANTE AT OCALA, INC (Nursing Home, 2021 SW 1ST AVE)
  • HAWTHORNE HEALTH AND REHAB OF OCALA (Nursing Home, 4100 SW 33RD AVE)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF OCALA (Nursing Home, 2800 SW 41ST ST)
  • NEW HORIZON REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 635 SE 17TH ST)
  • OAKHURST CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 1501 SE 24TH RD)
  • OAKWOOD NURSING CENTER, INC. (Nursing Home, 2021 SW 1ST AVE)
  • OCALA HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 1201 SE 24TH RD)
  • OCALA OAKS REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 3930 E SILVER SPRINGS BLVD)
  • PALM GARDEN OF OCALA (Nursing Home, 2700 SW 34TH ST)
  • TIMBERRIDGE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 9848 SW 110TH ST)

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Amtrak station:

OCALA (531 N.E. 1ST AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Local government website: www.ocalafl.org

Colleges/Universities in Ocala:

  • Central Florida Community College (Full-time enrollment: 3,440; Location: 3001 SW College Rd; Public; Website: www.GoCFCC.com)
  • Rasmussen College-Ocala (FT enrollment: 1,677; Location: 2221 SW 19th Avenue Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.rasmussen.edu)
  • Marion County Community Technical and Adult Education Center (FT enrollment: 540; Location: 1014 SW 7th Rd; Public; Website: www.mcctae.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Ocala:

  • University of Florida (about 35 miles; Gainesville, FL; Full-time enrollment: 43,960)
  • Santa Fe College (about 39 miles; Gainesville, FL; FT enrollment: 6,616)
  • Saint Johns River Community College (about 42 miles; Palatka, FL; FT enrollment: 2,249)
  • Stetson University (about 52 miles; DeLand, FL; FT enrollment: 3,258)
  • Seminole State College of Florida (about 59 miles; Sanford, FL; FT enrollment: 7,064)
  • Saint Leo University (about 60 miles; Saint Leo, FL; FT enrollment: 8,783)
  • Rollins College (about 63 miles; Winter Park, FL; FT enrollment: 2,715)

Private high schools in Ocala:

  • TRINITY CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 554; Location: 2600 SW 42ND ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • ST JOHN LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 526; Location: 1915 SE LAKE WEIR AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • OCALA CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 403; Location: 1714 SE 36TH AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • MEADOWBROOK ACADEMY (Students: 286; Location: 4741 SW 20TH ST BLDG 1; Grades: KG - 12)
  • SHORES CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 257; Location: 10515 SE 115TH AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 129; Location: 517 SW 27TH AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 82; Location: 2825 SW 34TH AVE; Grades: KG - 12)
  • HALE ACADEMY (Students: 72; Location: 3443 SW 20TH ST; Grades: PK - 12)
  • NEW GENERATION SCHOOL (Students: 38; Location: 6405 S PINE AVE; Grades: KG - 12)

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Ocala:

  • BLESSED TRINITY SCHOOL (Students: 715; Location: 5 SE 17TH ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • OCEANS SCHOOL (Students: 300; Location: 121 NE 13TH AVE; Grades: UG - UG)
  • GRACE EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 299; Location: 503 SE BROADWAY ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • FIRST ASSEMBLY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 296; Location: 1827 NE 14TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • REDEEMER CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 252; Location: 155 SW 87TH PL; Grades: PK - 8)
  • THE CORNERSTONE SCHOOL (Students: 213; Location: 2313 SE LAKE WEIR AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • GRACE BUILDING BLOCKS SCHOOL (Students: 144; Location: 2255 SE 38TH ST; Grades: PK - 2)
  • MONTESSORI PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 136; Location: 2967 NE SILVER SPRINGS BLVD; Grades: PK - 4)
  • SHILOH SDA CHURCH SCHOOL (Students: 75; Location: 500 SW 17TH AVE; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • MONTESSORI ACADEMY (Students: 73; Location: 2967 E SILVER SPRINGS BLVD; Grades: PK - 5)
See full list of schools located in Ocala, School District: MARION COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Ocala:

  • MARION COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $7,310,528; Location: 2720 EAST SILVER SPRINGS BLVD.; 492,453 books; 17,422 audio materials; 20,447 video materials; 16 local licensed databases; 62 state licensed databases; 750 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Jewish Synagogue in Ocala Temple Beth Shalom of Ocala 1109 NE 8th Ave, Ocala FL 34471 www.jewishocala.org Tel: 352-629-3587 Rabbi/Cantor/Director of Education: Samuel Dov Berman Service every Friday evening at 8:00 pm A full-service Jewish Synagogue affiliated with the U.R.J. Jews of all backgrounds, intermarried couples and those interested in Judaism welcome.
  • New Ocala radio station (since 11/04) WITG (RealOldies) 104.7 FM 352-629-1047 Owned by Great God Gospel & Educational Sta. Inc. Ocala, FL
  • florida is the only state that never snows added by lil pink

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Notable locations in Ocala: Chelsea Square (A), Pine Plaza (B), Heath Brook Commons (C), Crumpton Golf Club (D), Brick City Park Stadium (E), Ocala Union Station (F), Marion County Criminal Justice Complex (G), Pine Oaks of Ocala Municipal Golf Course (H), Gerig and Webb Sports Complex (I), West Port Football Stadium (J), Booster Stadium (K), Lighthouse Plaza (L), Ocala Amtrak Station (M), Pine Island Ridge Country Club (N), Pennbrooke Fairways (O), Pelican Sound Golf and River Club (P), Marion County-McPherson Governmental Complex (Q), Six Gun Plaza (R), Skylark Plaza (S), Oakbrook Plaza (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Forty East Shopping Center (1), Magnolia Park Shopping Center (2), Ocala Shopping Center (3), Ocala West Shopping Center (4), Paddock Mall (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ocala include: Druid Hills United Methodist Church (A), Saint Jude Catholic Church (B), Trinity Baptist Church (C), Cornerstone Bible Church (D), Liberty Temple Christian Mission Apostolic Church (E), First Pentecostal Church (F), Apostolic Christian Church (G), Bible Baptist Church (H), Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Woodlawn Cemetery (1), Agnew Cemetery (2), Hillcrest Cemetery Section (3), Greenwood Cemetery Section (4), Highland Memorial Park - Woodlawn Cemetery (5), Evergreen Cemetery (6), Fort King Burial Grounds (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Caldwells Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Ocala include: Ocala-Marion County Veterans Memorial Park (1), Robert F Ritterhoff Park (2), Chazal Park (3), Tuscawilla Park (4), Lillian F Bryant Park (5), Lamb Park (6), Northside Park (7), Toms Park (8), Fisher Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Garlits Don Museum of Drag Racing (13700 Southwest 16th Avenue) (1), Discovery Science & Outdoor Center (Museums; 1211 Southeast 22nd Road) (2), Appleton Museum of Art (4333 East Silver Springs Boulevard) (3), Fuller Amusement (2250 Southeast 52nd Street) (4), Easy Street Family Fun Center (2727 Southwest 27th Avenue) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Arthur's Restaurant (3600 Southwest 36th Avenue) (1), Best Western Truck and Auto (5841 West Highway 40) (2), Budget Inn (2901 S Pine Ave) (3), Best Western Ocala Park Ctr (3701 Southwest 38th Avenue) (4), Budget Host Inn (4013 Northwest Blitchton Road) (5), Comfort Motel (1850 South Pine Avenue) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Florida State - Judicial- State Attorney (19 Northwest Pine) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Marion County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 20.2. This is significantly better than average.
City:

20.2
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 23.8. This is about average. There were 24 monitors within city limits.
City:

23.8
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 10.0. This is about average. There were 9 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.0
U.S.:

11.7

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ocala and their reported violations in the past:

FORE ACRES (Population served: 1678, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2004, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and AUG-16-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-16-2005)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JUL-03-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and JUL-03-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-03-2003)
CEDAR HILLS (Population served: 1404, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JUL-03-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and JUL-03-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-03-2003)
  • One minor monitoring violation
CITRUS PARK SUBDIVISION (Address: 463 EMERALD RD , Population served: 1257, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
OCALA I-75 K.O.A. (Population served: 700, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MEMORIAL BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 570, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2002 and DEC-2002, Contaminant: Coliform
HARDROCK CYCLE PARK (Address: 6849 NW GAINESVILLE RD , Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-12-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2000 and SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-09-2005)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH (Address: 1345 PINE RD , Population served: 333, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-2000 and DEC-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
FORT KING FOREST (Population served: 316, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JUL-03-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and JUL-03-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-03-2003)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ocala that have no violations reported:

  • BAHIA OAKS (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_groundwater)
  • PENTECOSTAL FULL GOSPEL CH OF JC (Population served: 375, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NEW JERUSALEM BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 350, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROSEVIEW STABLES/ POST TIME (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HORNES MOTOR LODGE (Population served: 230, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • QUEEN OF PEACE CATHOLIC CHURCH (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • JIFFY FOOD STORE #324 (Population served: 195, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DOGWOOD ACRES (Population served: 180, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DEER CREEK MOBILE HOME S/D (Population served: 125, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MIONA LAKE GOLF CLUB (Population served: 125, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.6%
(14.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.3% for Black residents, 38.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.7% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 39.3% for other race residents, 29.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.2%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.0%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Ocala, FL

People in group quarters in Ocala in 2010:

  • 1,674 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 922 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 136 people in college/university student housing
  • 135 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 102 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 82 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 65 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 44 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 38 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 30 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 29 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 22 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Ocala in 2000:

  • 1,335 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 1,070 people in nursing homes
  • 439 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 179 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 104 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 56 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 33 people in other group homes
  • 20 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 14 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 8 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 8 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Ocala compared to Florida state average:

Ocala, Florida environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Ocala (2011 data):

  • SunTrust Bank: 9 branches. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 9 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: 8 branches. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • CenterState Bank of Florida, National Association: 8 branches. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $2,082.6 mil, Deposits: $1,779.8 mil, headquarters in Winter Haven, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 65 total offices, Holding Company: Centerstate Banks, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: 8 branches. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Community Bank and Trust of Florida: North Office, Community Bank And Trust Of Florida, Heath Commons Shopping Center Branch, East Branch, Ocala Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $543.2 mil, Deposits: $475.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Florida Community Bankshares, Inc.
  • Florida Citizens Bank: Marion Oaks Branch, Ocala Branch, Silver Springs Branch, State Road 200 Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $275.6 mil, Deposits: $246.4 mil, headquarters in Gainesville, FL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Ogs Investments, Inc.
  • Compass Bank: Maricamp Branch, Heathbrook Branch, Paddock Park Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • Merchants & Southern Bank: Ocala Branch, Ocala West Branch, Maricamp Road Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $392.7 mil, Deposits: $315.5 mil, headquarters in Gainesville, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Merchants & Southern Banks Of Florida, Inc.
  • 10 other banks with 17 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Ocala, Florida:

  • Ocala South Travelodge, 1626 SW Pne Ave, Ocala, FL 32670 , Phone: (352) 622-4121
  • Scottish Inns, 2900 S Pne Ave, Ocala, FL 32671
  • Shamrock Motel, 215 S Pne Ave, Ocala, FL 32671
  • Howard Johnson, 3951 NW Blitchton Rd, Ocala, FL 32675
  • Silver Springs Budget Motel, 4121 E Silver SPGS Blvd, Ocala, FL 32670
  • Ross Country Motor Lodge, 5100 S Pne Ave, Ocala, FL 32671
  • Vacation Host Inn, 3330 S Pne Ave, Ocala, FL 32671
  • Palms Motel, 2340 S Pne Ave, Ocala, FL 32670
  • 55 other hotels and motels
All 63 fire-safe hotels and motels in Ocala, Florida

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Ocala travel time to work - commute


Ocala mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (76%)
  • Utility gas (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Ocala city (based on Marion County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.41%
Here34.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents33.4%27.1%11.6%3.9%3.8%
Congregations4.5%23.4%13.5%4.5%6.3%
NameEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodChristian Churches and Churches of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.2%1.9%1.8%1.7%12.6%
Congregations2.7%4.1%1.8%2.7%36.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 51
Marion County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Here:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 31
This county:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 151
Marion County:

4.66 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 152
This county:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Marion County:

11.7%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Marion County:

25.0%
State:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.4%
State:

14.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 50$209,929$50,3830$0
Other Government Administration 71$268,534$45,38611$4,180
Police Protection - Officers 154$720,283$56,1260$0
Police - Other 80$238,282$35,74236$27,095
Firefighters 129$474,285$44,1200$0
Fire - Other 13$55,912$51,6117$1,127
Streets and Highways 101$275,645$32,7500$0
Airports 6$7,818$15,6360$0
Solid Waste Management 82$209,648$30,6800$0
Sewerage 75$255,460$40,8740$0
Parks and Recreation 73$199,326$32,76669$51,850
Housing and Community Development(Local) 6$22,855$45,7100$0
Water Supply 38$109,715$34,6473$1,202
Electric Power 183$656,621$43,0575$1,215
Other and Unallocable 42$142,823$40,8070$0
Totals for Government 1,103$3,847,136$41,855131$86,669

Ocala government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $6,762,000 ($118.75)
    Regular Highways: $5,308,000 ($93.21)
    Electric Utilities: $4,601,000 ($80.80)
    Water Utilities: $2,630,000 ($46.18)
    Air Transportation: $573,000 ($10.06)
    Transit Utilities: $335,000 ($5.88)
    General - Other: $132,000 ($2.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $54,000 ($0.95)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $115,767,000 ($2032.96)
    Police Protection: $17,456,000 ($306.54)
    Local Fire Protection: $11,637,000 ($204.36)
    Sewerage: $10,653,000 ($187.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,207,000 ($179.24)
    Regular Highways: $7,868,000 ($138.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,406,000 ($130.06)
    Central Staff Services: $3,581,000 ($62.89)
    Financial Administration: $3,568,000 ($62.66)
    General - Other: $3,293,000 ($57.83)
    Water Utilities: $1,532,000 ($26.90)
    Transit Utilities: $1,471,000 ($25.83)
    Housing and Community Development: $840,000 ($14.75)
    Air Transportation: $611,000 ($10.73)
    Parking Facilities: $59,000 ($1.04)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $522,000 ($9.17)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $57,438,000 ($1008.66)
    Benefit Payments: $7,215,000 ($126.70)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $3,582,000 ($62.90)
    Other Investments - Other: $3,221,000 ($56.56)
    Withdrawals: $143,000 ($2.51)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,132,000 ($37.44)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $629,000 ($11.05)
    Regular Highways: $245,000 ($4.30)
    Sewerage: $132,000 ($2.32)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000 ($0.02)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $43,788,000 ($768.95)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,512,000 ($79.23)

Ocala government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $18,849,000 ($331.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,735,000 ($188.52)
    All Other: $4,733,000 ($83.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,465,000 ($43.29)
    Air Transportation: $620,000 ($10.89)
    Parking Facilities: $59,000 ($1.04)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $13,744,000 ($241.36)
    From Parent Local Government: $6,205,000 ($108.96)
    Local Employee Contribution: $1,102,000 ($19.35)
    From Other Governments: $895,000 ($15.72)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $8,513,000 ($149.50)
    Special Assessments: $5,735,000 ($100.71)
    Interest Earnings: $3,077,000 ($54.03)
    Fines and Forfeits: $502,000 ($8.82)
    Donations From Private Sources: $222,000 ($3.90)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $132,713,000 ($2330.55)
    Water Utilities: $6,177,000 ($108.47)
    Transit Utilities: $193,000 ($3.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $8,702,000 ($152.81)
    Highways: $5,031,000 ($88.35)
    General Local Government Support: $1,654,000 ($29.05)
    Housing and Community Development: $465,000 ($8.17)
  • Tax - Property: $16,354,000 ($287.19)
    Public Utilities Sales: $10,494,000 ($184.28)
    Other License: $3,019,000 ($53.02)

Ocala government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $164,570,000 ($2889.98)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $142,035,000 ($2494.25)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,980,000 ($1018.18)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,445,000 ($622.44)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,235,000 ($39.25)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,060,000 ($36.18)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $175,000 ($3.07)

Ocala government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $68,362,000 ($1200.49)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $50,401,000 ($885.08)
    Total Federal Securities: $6,509,000 ($114.30)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $88,990,000 ($1562.74)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,157,000 ($213.49)

10.49% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,728 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.49%
Florida average:

8.71%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($223 average AGI)
Marion County:

0.09%
Florida average:

0.22%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Broward County, FL  0.60% ($41,022 average AGI)
from Lake County, FL  0.44% ($37,765)
from Palm Beach County, FL  0.41% ($40,981)


6.50% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,594 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.50%
Florida average:

7.73%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($220 average AGI)
Marion County:

0.06%
Florida average:

0.12%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Lake County, FL  0.36% ($33,216 average AGI)
to Alachua County, FL  0.33% ($31,237)
to Citrus County, FL  0.27% ($37,866)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ocala:

  • WOCA (1370 AM; 5 kW; OCALA, FL; Owner: WESTSHORE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCFI (1290 AM; 10 kW; OCALA, FL; Owner: VECTOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRZN (720 AM; 10 kW; HERNANDO, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WONQ (1030 AM; 45 kW; OVIEDO, FL; Owner: FLORIDA BROADCASTERS)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQBQ (1410 AM; 10 kW; LEESBURG, FL)
  • WTMN (1430 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WIXC (1060 AM; 50 kW; TITUSVILLE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ocala:

  • WOGK (93.7 FM; OCALA, FL; Owner: OCALA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • W244BC (96.7 FM; OCALA, FL; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC)
  • WWKO (91.3 FM; BELLEVIEW, FL; Owner: WALKER INFORMATION & ED INSTITUTE INC)
  • W257BD (99.3 FM; OCALA, FL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC)
  • WHIJ (88.1 FM; OCALA, FL; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMFQ (92.9 FM; OCALA, FL; Owner: ASTERISK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WNDD (95.5 FM; SILVER SPRINGS, FL; Owner: OCALA B/CASTING CORP., L.L.C.)
  • WKTK (98.5 FM; CRYSTAL RIVER, FL; Owner: ENTERCOM GAINESVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSKY-FM (97.3 FM; MICANOPY, FL; Owner: ENTERCOM GAINESVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTRS (102.3 FM; DUNNELLON, FL; Owner: ASTERISK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCFB (94.5 FM; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WKSG (89.5 FM; CEDAR CREEK, FL; Owner: DAYSTAR PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WOCL (105.9 FM; DELAND, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMGF (107.7 FM; MOUNT DORA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXXL (106.7 FM; TAVARES, FL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJHM (101.9 FM; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRUF-FM (103.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WAQV (90.9 FM; CRYSTAL RIVER, FL; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W212BF (90.3 FM; LEESBURG, FL; Owner: CTRAL FLORIDA EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Ocala:

  • W07BP (Channel 7; OCALA, FL; Owner: THE SCH. BD. OF MARION CTY., FLORIDA)
  • WOGX (Channel 51; OCALA, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WESH (Channel 2; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: ORLANDO HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCJB-TV (Channel 20; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: DIVERSIFIED BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUFT (Channel 5; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WXXU-LP (Channel 12; ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WVEN-TV (Channel 26; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WGFL (Channel 53; HIGH SPRINGS, FL; Owner: BUDD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WYPN-CA (Channel 45; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BUDD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W61AK (Channel 61; INVERNESS, FL; Owner: VIACOM INTERNATIONAL INC.)
  • W29AB (Channel 29; OCALA, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, ORLANDO, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Ocala fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 27
Total length: 161 meters (528ft)
Total average daily traffic: 614,055
Total average daily truck traffic: 80,181

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1950-1959: 3
  • 1960-1969: 9
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 4
  • 1990-1999: 4
  • 2000-2009: 7
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Ocala, FL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ocala)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 444 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Ocala, FL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 93 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 57 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 1016 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ocala)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Ocala)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 427 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full and 10 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED92$127,96188$133,558316$146,33519$79,5343$299,46339$120,4092$60,870
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$130,3408$126,80353$159,4233$36,9270$02$139,8302$43,875
APPLICATIONS DENIED34$125,90431$127,184242$143,46730$55,4500$023$102,2077$42,456
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN21$118,45026$181,151124$177,8989$108,3300$012$108,1783$615,560
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$130,3915$191,94036$156,8365$116,4960$01$275,9502$33,720

Detailed mortgage data for all 17 tracts in Ocala, FL

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 9 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$145,4031$114,3301$96,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$241,0072$218,5802$92,080
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$121,9500$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$176,3750$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$359,1650$01$158,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1196
  • Hazardous Condition: 950
  • Service Call: 202
  • Good Intent Call: 96

Incident types - Ocala


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ocala, FL

Most common first names in Ocala, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John85278.1 years
William77176.2 years
Robert75974.9 years
James65675.0 years
Mary61480.2 years
Charles46176.5 years
Joseph41777.4 years
George40579.3 years
Richard36673.2 years
Dorothy33981.1 years
Most common last names in Ocala, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith30877.0 years
Johnson20278.5 years
Williams18475.3 years
Brown16377.4 years
Jones15678.3 years
Davis14275.6 years
Miller13375.9 years
Thomas9374.6 years
Jackson9074.8 years
Taylor8977.7 years
Businesses in Ocala, FL
NameCountNameCount
ALDO1Lowe's2
AMF Bowling3Macy's1
AT&T4Marriott3
Aeropostale1MasterBrand Cabinets7
American Eagle Outfitters1McDonald's13
Applebee's1Men's Wearhouse1
Arby's5Microtel1
AutoZone4Motherhood Maternity2
BMW1New Balance1
Baskin-Robbins2Nike7
Bath & Body Works1Office Depot1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Old Navy1
Best Western1Olive Garden1
Blockbuster4Outback2
Budget Car Rental1Outback Steakhouse2
Burger King8Panera Bread2
CVS9Papa John's Pizza3
Casual Male XL1Payless2
Catherines1Penske4
Charlotte Russe1PetSmart1
Chick-Fil-A2Pier 1 Imports1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Pizza Hut5
Cold Stone Creamery2Popeyes1
Comfort Suites1Publix Super Markets8
Cracker Barrel2Quiznos1
Curves3RadioShack3
DHL2Ramada1
Dairy Queen3Red Lobster1
Days Inn2Red Roof Inn1
Decora Cabinetry2Rooms To Go2
Dennys1Ruby Tuesday1
Discount Tire1Rue211
Domino's Pizza3Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Dunkin Donuts6SAS Shoes1
Famous Footwear1SONIC Drive-In2
FedEx36Sam's Club1
Finish Line1Sears4
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Shoe Carnival1
Foot Locker1Sleep Inn1
GNC2Spencer Gifts1
GameStop4Sprint Nextel5
Gap1Staples2
Goodwill2Starbucks4
H&R Block12Steak 'n Shake2
Hardee's2Subway17
Hobby Lobby1T-Mobile7
Holiday Inn2T.J.Maxx1
Hollister Co.1Taco Bell6
Home Depot1Target1
Howard Johnson1The Room Place1
IHOP2Tire Kingdom2
JCPenney1Toys"R"Us1
JoS. A. Bank1Travelodge1
Jones New York4True Value3
KFC5U-Haul16
Kmart2UPS45
Kohl's1Vans2
La Quinta1Verizon Wireless2
La-Z-Boy2Victoria's Secret1
Lane Bryant1Waffle House3
Lane Furniture1Walgreens12
LensCrafters1Walmart3
Little Caesars Pizza2YMCA1
Long John Silver's1
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Ocala on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in nursing homes (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute into (largest positive percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting) (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fatal accidents per 100,000 population from 1975 to 2008 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Other health and personal care stores (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest maximum monthly morning or afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Librarians, curators, and archivists (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Furniture and related products (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Physicians and surgeons (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fire safe hotels and motels per 100,000 population (pop 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most users submitting photos to our site per 10,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest 2006 city-data.com crime index per resident, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers in 2006 per 1000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #34 (34474) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Kenyan first ancestries"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • W. Stephen Hill (41)
  • Lawrence W. Yonge, Iii (32)
  • Joseph K. Ellis (12)
  • Sidney B. Schrum, Jr. (6)
  • Celestino A. Corral (6)
  • Sidney B. Schrum (5)
  • Scott Ryan (5)
  • Stephen T. Pyles (5)
  • Donald L. Wray (5)
  • Richard Qi Li (4)

Total of 235 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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