Ocala, FL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
92
Ocala's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
136 out of 458
In Florida
2,059 out of 6,399
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Ocala is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Ocala, FL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Ocala has an overall cost of living index of 92 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Florida, Ocala has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Florida's index of 99.

The standard of living in Ocala ranks as #2,060 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Florida. By definition, that implies Ocala ranks as the #4,346 most expensive place in the Sunshine State.

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Ocala Cost Of Living Vs. Florida

Living Expense Ocala Florida National Average
Overall 92 99 100
Services 95 99 100
Groceries 104 105 100
Health 99 100 100
Housing 72 96 100
Transportation 104 98 100
Utilities 119 102 100
For more reading on cost of living around Florida, check out:
Ocala Cost of Living Vs. FL

Ocala, FL Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Florida, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

$142,200
Median Home Value
$922
Median Rent
$41,755
Median Income
Statistic Ocala Florida United States
Median Home Value $142,200 $215,300 $217,500
Median Rent $922 $1,175 $1,062
Median Income $41,755 $55,660 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.4x 3.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.26x 0.25x 0.2x

Detailed Ocala Services Costs Vs. Florida

Item Ocala Florida
Shampoo $0.99 $1.01
Movie $11.3 $10.72
Bowling $4.85 $13.86

Detailed Ocala Groceries Costs Vs. Florida

Item Ocala Florida
Ground Beef $4.17 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.14 $1.4
Milk $2.42 $1.96

Detailed Ocala Health Costs Vs. Florida

Item Ocala Florida
Haircut $14.98 $17.49
Beauty Salon $38.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $3.55 $2.32

Detailed Ocala Transportation Costs Vs. Florida

Item Ocala Florida
Potatoes $3.89 $3.18
Pizza $8.0 $10.39
Beer $8.41 $9.23
Optometrist $67.62 $106.34
Doctor $110.39 $115.25
Dentist $94.68 $98.38

Detailed Ocala Utilities Costs Vs. Florida

Item Ocala Florida
Gasoline $2.32 $2.59
Tire Balancing $48.29 $48.9
All Electricity $170.08 $167.6
Phone $39.8 $163.42

Ocala SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
7
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
7
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Ocala

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Ocala
Gainesville, FL 132,127 95 1.0x
The Villages, FL 79,372 109 1.2x
Apopka, FL 51,800 95 1.0x
Clermont, FL 35,209 98 1.1x
Leesburg, FL 22,672 87 0.9x
Eustis, FL 20,700 87 0.9x
Tavares, FL 16,752 86 0.9x
Lady Lake, FL 15,426 89 1.0x
Mount Dora, FL 13,897 98 1.1x
Homosassa Springs, FL 13,478 83 0.9x

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