Latest Data (2016)
Population 59,253
Nationwide Rank 626

Quick Facts

Ocala, Florida is the 626th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Ocala, Florida is a city.

Ocala, Florida is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Ocala had its largest population ever.

Ocala, Florida is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 72% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Ocala, Florida Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
616 West Allis, Wisconsin 60,087 -1.6%
617 Gardena, California 60,048 3.6%
618 La Mesa, California 59,948 9.3%
619 St. Clair Shores, Michigan 59,775 -5.1%
620 Pontiac, Michigan 59,698 -11.7%
621 Meriden, Connecticut 59,622 2.3%
622 Dublin, California 59,583 94.3%
623 Coconut Creek, Florida 59,405 34.3%
624 Casper, Wyoming 59,324 19.3%
625 Owensboro, Kentucky 59,273 9.2%
626 Ocala, Florida 59,253 24.6%
627 Chapel Hill, North Carolina 59,246 23.3%
628 Pflugerville, Texas 59,245 146.2%
629 Lancaster, Pennsylvania 59,218 4.3%
630 Novi, Michigan 59,211 24.7%
631 Great Falls, Montana 59,178 3.6%
632 Springfield, Ohio 59,087 -10.3%
633 Woodland, California 59,068 18.7%
634 Royal Oak, Michigan 59,006 -1.6%
635 Porterville, California 58,978 28.3%
636 San Rafael, California 58,954 5.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In Florida

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
243 Clearwater 114,361 4.4%
252 Miami Gardens 113,058 12.2%
267 Palm Bay 110,104 38.2%
271 Pompano Beach 109,393 9.0%
275 West Palm Beach 108,161 30.5%
281 Lakeland 106,420 25.1%
298 Davie 101,871 23.9%
319 Boca Raton 96,114 15.5%
336 Sunrise 93,734 8.9%
341 Plantation 92,706 11.5%
345 Miami Beach 91,917 4.3%
356 Deltona 90,124 28.6%
387 Palm Coast 85,109 156.4%
403 Largo 83,065 11.4%
416 Melbourne 81,185 10.9%
426 Deerfield Beach 79,764 7.1%
443 Fort Myers 77,146 48.4%
457 Boynton Beach 75,569 24.7%
491 Lauderhill 71,626 7.0%
502 Weston 70,015 37.7%
505 Kissimmee 69,369 41.1%
520 Homestead 67,996 113.0%
529 Delray Beach 67,371 11.6%
540 Daytona Beach 66,645 4.4%
554 Tamarac 65,199 16.5%
565 North Port 64,274 176.4%
571 Wellington 63,900 64.5%
572 Jupiter 63,813 60.0%
587 North Miami 62,139 3.9%
601 Port Orange 61,105 31.1%
623 Coconut Creek 59,405 34.3%
626 Ocala 59,253 24.6%
641 Sanford 58,605 49.5%
647 Doral 57,947 174.2%
648 Margate 57,870 7.2%
663 Sarasota 56,610 7.7%
673 Bradenton 55,687 11.2%
699 Bonita Springs 54,198 64.0%
703 Pensacola 53,779 -4.1%
704 Palm Beach Gardens 53,778 48.1%
732 Pinellas Park 52,137 10.5%
750 Coral Gables 50,815 18.9%
765 Apopka 49,458 77.8%
800 St. Cloud 47,809 117.6%
829 Titusville 46,019 12.2%
836 Fort Pierce 45,295 12.4%
842 Ocoee 44,820 80.6%
844 Cutler Bay 44,707 47.5%
852 Oakland Park 44,326 5.2%
858 North Miami Beach 43,891 5.1%
864 North Lauderdale 43,699 13.2%
866 Altamonte Springs 43,492 5.3%
896 Ormond Beach 42,162 15.3%
902 Winter Garden 41,988 170.0%
946 Greenacres 40,013 40.2%
960 Hallandale Beach 39,500 14.9%
968 Oviedo 39,337 48.7%
977 Winter Haven 38,953 42.0%
1000 Plant City 38,200 26.4%
1006 Royal Palm Beach 38,006 72.9%
1010 Lake Worth 37,812 6.1%
1014 Aventura 37,724 49.3%
1018 Panama City 37,635 2.2%
1048 Dunedin 36,381 0.3%
1075 Winter Springs 35,599 14.3%
1078 Cooper City 35,405 24.5%
1095 Lauderdale Lakes 34,790 11.3%
1112 Riviera Beach 34,244 14.5%
1131 Clermont 33,549 221.4%
1181 Estero 32,140
1195 DeLand 31,569
1198 Parkland 31,507 119.2%
1202 Dania Beach 31,422 14.8%
1223 Miami Lakes 30,873 36.2%
1252 Winter Park 30,208 8.3%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 59,253 626
2015 58,218 639
2014 57,586 635
2013 57,468 629
2012 56,945 627
2011 56,603 626
2010 56,315 618
2009 55,568 620
2008 55,322 616
2007 54,192 621
2006 53,427 628
2005 50,775 661
2004 49,884 663
2003 48,908 669
2002 48,052 674
2001 47,658 672
2000 47,538 659
1990 42,773 629