Ocala is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 64,096 people and 50 constituent neighborhoods, Ocala is the 49th largest community in Florida.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.52% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
The percentage of people in Ocala who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.97% of adults in Ocala have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Ocala in 2018 was $30,424, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $121,696 for a family of four. However, Ocala contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Ocala is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Ocala home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ocala residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Ocala also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.86% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Ocala include English, German, Irish, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Ocala is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.