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Best Places To Live In Ocala, FL

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  • Ocala, FL
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 57,873
  • The place is amazing! Very quite yet funnnnnnn! It’s the place to race a child! I love this town I recently moved here! The winter is cold yet summer is
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score79
  • Lady Lake, FL
  • 22.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 14,501
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  • The Villages, FL
  • 19.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 69,457
  • Over past 9+ yrs., this city has doubled in size (95K) and is expected to grow to about 150K in next 5 years. The Villages is huge, probably the largest retirement community in the world. Villagers are
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  • Williston, FL
  • 23 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,740
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  • Pine Ridge CDP (Collier County), FL
  • 26.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,833
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  • Pine Ridge, FL
  • 26.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,554
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  • Belleview, FL
  • 9.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,689
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  • Citrus Springs, FL
  • 22.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,912
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  • McIntosh, FL
  • 19.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 373
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  • Hernando, FL
  • 23.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,300
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  • Dunnellon, FL
  • 19.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,910
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  • Silver Springs Shores, FL
  • 10.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,929
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  • Beverly Hills, FL
  • 25.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,073
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  • Morriston, FL
  • 18.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 59
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  • East Williston, FL
  • 21.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 626
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  • Reddick, FL
  • 13.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 733
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  • Raleigh, FL
  • 26.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 285

Listed above are the best places to live in Ocala, FL for 2018. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Ocala, FL, followed by the best places to live near Ocala, FL, sorted by Livability Score.

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