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Best Places To Live In Ocala, FL

  • Ocala, FL
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 57,873
  • This is a terrible place to live as there is nothing to do and no decent jobs. This is particularly the case in "Marion Oaks." Best bet is to move further south to Hillsborough County where there is…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score85
  • Lady Lake, FL
  • City: 22.1mi / 35.5km away
  • Population: 14,501
  • Living in Lady Lake, Florida so far has been a pleasant experience for my family and I. My kids go to the local schools and so far, they have enjoyed their experiences. We have only lived here a year, so…[read more]
  • The Villages, FL
  • City: 19.6mi / 31.5km away
  • Population: 69,457
  • My husband and i are retired and live in 'The Villages' (you must be 55 years old or older). We love it here and are very happy. Lots of wonderful golf courses to play on. Lots of great restaurants. Live…[read more]
  • Hernando, FL
  • City: 23.7mi / 38.1km away
  • Population: 9,300
  • Citrus Springs, FL
  • City: 22.8mi / 36.7km away
  • Population: 8,912
  • Pine Ridge, FL
  • City: 26.1mi / 42.0km away
  • Population: 9,554
  • Dunnellon, FL
  • City: 19.6mi / 31.5km away
  • Population: 1,910
  • Belleview, FL
  • City: 9.9mi / 16.0km away
  • Population: 4,689
  • Pine Ridge CDP (Collier County), FL
  • City: 26.1mi / 42.0km away
  • Population: 1,833
  • East Williston, FL
  • City: 21.6mi / 34.8km away
  • Population: 626
  • McIntosh, FL
  • City: 19.1mi / 30.7km away
  • Population: 373
  • Silver Springs Shores, FL
  • City: 10.2mi / 16.4km away
  • Population: 7,929
  • Beverly Hills, FL
  • City: 25.9mi / 41.6km away
  • Population: 9,073
  • Morriston, FL
  • City: 18.9mi / 30.4km away
  • Population: 59
  • Williston, FL
  • City: 23.0mi / 37.0km away
  • Population: 2,740
  • Reddick, FL
  • City: 13.3mi / 21.5km away
  • Population: 733
  • Raleigh, FL
  • City: 26.7mi / 42.9km away
  • Population: 285

Listed above are the best places to live in Ocala, FL for 2021. 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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