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.
Unlike some cities, Ocala isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Ocala are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ocala is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ocala who work in sales jobs (14.40%), office and administrative support (12.46%), and management occupations (10.07%).
The overall education level of Ocala is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 27.30% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Ocala in 2018 was $28,915, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $115,660 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 16.10% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Ocala include Irish, German, English, Italian, and African.
The most common language spoken in Ocala is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.