Ocala, FL Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Ocala?

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There are 62,351 residents in Ocala, with a median age of 38.3. Of this, 49.37% are males and 50.63% are females. US-born citizens make up 86.9% of the resident pool in Ocala, while non-US-born citizens account for 8.84%. Additionally, 4.26% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 49,917 people in Ocala currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 62,351 3.9%
Male Population 30,782 2.9%
Female Population 31,569 4.9%
Male population 49.37%
Female population 50.63%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 38.3 -0.8%
Citizen US Born 54,181 5.4%
Citizen not US Born 5,513 -8.8%
Not Citizen 2,657 3.4%
Citizen US Born 86.9%
Citizen not US Born 8.84%
Not Citizen 4.26%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 837 11.4%
Moved from Same County 6,706 -1.6%
Moved from Same State 2,135 -0.9%
Moved from Different State 2,350 -2.4%
Same House as Last Year 49,917 5.2%
Moved from Abroad 1.35%
Moved from Same County 10.83%
Moved from Same State 3.45%
Moved from Different State 3.79%
Same House as Last Year 80.58%

What are the employment statistics in Ocala?

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White-collar workers make up 81.22% of the working population in Ocala, while blue-collar employees account for 18.78%. There are also 3,379 entrepreneurs in Ocala (12.73% of the workforce); 17,874 workers employed in private companies (67.34%); and 3,696 people working in governmental institutions (13.93%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 21,558 3.7%
Blue Collar 4,984 8.7%
White Collar 81.22%
Blue Collar 18.78%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 3,379 1.4%
Private Companies 17,874 3.9%
Governmental Workers 3,696 14.4%
Not for Profit Companies 1,593 -1.6%
Self Employees 12.73%
Private Companies 67.34%
Governmental Workers 13.93%
Not for Profit Companies 6%

How many households are there in Ocala?

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There are a total of 25,060 households in Ocala, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 56.77% of these Ocala households, while non-family units account for the remaining 43.23%. Additionally, 25.98% of households have children and 74.02% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 25,060 4.9%
Average People Per Household 2 -0.8%
Family Households 14,226 7.5%
Non-family Households 10,834 1.7%
Family Households 56.77%
Non-family Households 43.23%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 6,510 1.3%
Households without Children 18,550 6.2%
Households with Children 25.98%
Households without Children 74.02%

What are the median and average incomes in Ocala?

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The average annual household income in Ocala is $72,449, while the median household income sits at $46,841 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $53,121, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $49,429. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $36,271 and $38,780, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $72,449 6.0%
Median Household Income $46,841 10.6%
People below Poverty Level 10,674 -2.2%
People above Poverty Level 48,455 5.8%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Ocala?

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There are 27,923 housing units in Ocala, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1981. Of the 25,060 occupied housing units in Ocala, 48.57% are owner-occupied, while 51.43% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 57.85% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $173,700. In general, housing costs reach $988 per month in Ocala.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 27,923 3.3%
Median Year Built 1981 -0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 1,055 7.8%
Built between 1940 and 1949 1,217 13.6%
Built between 1950 and 1959 2,089 -4.1%
Built between 1960 and 1969 3,831 1.5%
Built between 1970 and 1979 5,040 10.2%
Built between 1980 and 1989 5,374 10.2%
Built between 1990 and 1999 3,252 2.0%
Built between 2000 and 2009 4,979 -8.8%
Built between 2010 and 2019 1,086 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 25,060 4.9%
Owner Occupied 12,172 11.0%
Renter Occupied 12,888 -0.3%
Owner Occupied 48.57%
Renter Occupied 51.43%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 7,042 16.2%
Without Mortgage 5,130 4.6%
Median Value with Mortgage $173,700 -1.6%
Median Value without Mortgage $121,700 8.7%
Median Housing Costs per Month $988 5.8%
With Mortgage 57.85%
Without Mortgage 42.15%

What is the level of education in Ocala?

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Approximately 40.01% of the population in Ocala holds a high school degree (that's 19,278 residents), while 21.3% have attained a college certificate (13,069 locals) and 16.46% have a bachelor's degree (7,933 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 1,752 22.6%
Some High School 19,278 -0.3%
Some College 13,069 3.6%
Associate Degree 4,452 5.0%
Bachelor's Degree 7,933 3.5%
Graduate Degree 4,510 8.5%
No High School 3.64%
Some High School 40.01%
Some College 21.3%
Associate Degree 9.24%
Bachelor's Degree 16.46%
Graduate Degree 9.36%

What is the marital status of Ocala residents?

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A total of 17,928 people in Ocala have never been married (which represents 35.57% of the total population), while 20,533 of them are wedded (40.74%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 1,031 (2.05%) and 8,100 (16.07%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 17,928 5.2%
Married 20,533 4.0%
Separated 1,031 5.0%
Widowed 3,838 -11.1%
Divorced 8,100 4.4%
Never Married 35.57%
Married 40.74%
Separated 2.05%
Widowed 7.62%
Divorced 16.07%

What are the most common means of transportation in Ocala?

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The top three means of transportation people in Ocala use to get to work are: car, walking and bicycle. A total of 22,945 residents commute by car, 300 prefer going to work by walking and 268 by bicycle.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 22,945 2.3%
Bus or TrolleyBus 130 -23.5%
Railroad 9 50.0%
Bicycle 268 43.3%
Motorcycle 55 19.6%
Walk 300 -2.9%

What is the median and average household income in Ocala by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
34470 20,707 8,723 $43,308.00 $56,612.00
34471 26,420 10,885 $54,723.00 $85,510.00
34472 32,035 11,911 $50,308.00 $69,209.00
34473 22,441 7,397 $63,213.00 $77,364.00
34474 17,686 7,418 $54,886.00 $77,035.00
34475 14,387 4,788 $27,421.00 $54,828.00
34476 23,924 10,931 $56,786.00 $73,449.00
34479 14,205 5,542 $55,225.00 $60,859.00
34480 22,352 8,398 $64,851.00 $97,074.00
34481 22,890 11,958 $46,325.00 $62,541.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 34470 34471 34472 34473 34474 34475 34476 34479 34480 34481 34482

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