Ocala, Florida - Facts & Figures
Ocala, Florida is known for its educational influence and is home to the College of Central Florida. It also has one of 21 campuses of Rasmussen College, a Higher Learning Commission regionally accredited post secondary institution. Webster University offers onsite, regionally accredited graduate degree programs in business and counseling at its Ocala Metropolitan Campus.
During the summer, temperatures are often the highest in the state while winter temperatures are lower compared to other cities on the peninsula. Ocala's distance from the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico means the city has more days of sunshine than Florida's coastal cities. The Ocala/Marion County is called "the kingdom of the sun."
- Population: 56,315
- Industries: Education, health and social services, retail trade, arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
- Area Codes: 352
- ZIP Codes: 34470, 34471, 34472, 34473, 34474, 34475, 34476, 34477, 34478, 34479, 34480, 34481, 34482, 34483
- Surrounding Cities: Bellview, Silver Springs Shores