Ocala, FL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 20,616 housing units in Ocala. This represents a 5.8% growth from 19,478 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 20,497 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 119 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Ocala is about 56.8%. Ocala's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8.8%. Average household size is 2.25 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Ocala were built after 1976.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.20%
One Bedroom15.90%
Two Bedrooms35.70%
Three Bedrooms34.90%
Four Bedrooms9.90%
Five Bedrooms or more1.40%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.36
Median year structure was built1973
Median Value of occupied units$77,600
Median Price asked for vacant units$86,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.11
Median year structure was built1980
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$440

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage6.80%
Home Equity Loan5.30%
Simple Mortgage50.70%
Debt Free37%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.7%