Ocala, FL 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

Ocala is a city in Marion County which is part of the northern region of Florida. It’s one of only five cities allowed under Chamber of Commerce guidelines to use the title “Horse Capital of the World.” It's known for its low cost of living and outdoor recreation, making it popular with homebuyers looking for 55+ communities in Ocala. It's great for retirees who want access to Florida's coastal cities, but don't want the costs they bring.

Ocala is a city in Marion County which is part of the northern region of Florida. It’s one of only five cities allowed under Chamber of Commerce guidelines to use the title “Horse Capital of the World.” It's known for its low cost of living and outdoor recreation, making it popular with homebuyers looking for 55+ communities in Ocala. It's great for retirees who want access to Florida's coastal cities, but don't want the costs they bring.

Ocala Climate & Geography

The two distinct seasons that are found in Ocala are the dry season (October-May) and the wet season (June-September). During the dry season temperatures range from the low 30s to high 70s. However the wet season includes higher humidity and temperatures from the low 70s to the high 90s.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment in Ocala

Ocala hosts one of the largest horse shows in the country, Horses in the Sun. Horse lovers can check this event out in addition to visiting The Gypsy Gold Farm. Additionally people can take a tour with Farm Tours of Ocala where they’re able to pet and feed beautiful horses.

There are many parks to explore nature, especially during the dry season. Sholom Park, Silver Springs River, Silver Springs State Park, Alexander Springs, Santos - Belleview Trail, and Tuscawilla Park are all popular.

There are many places for food and wine lovers including Katya Vineyards, The Corkscrew Winery, and Ocala Food Walks. During the weekends rcheck out the Ocala Downtown Market, Ocala Farm Market, and the Circle Square Commons Farmers Market.

Ocala Cost of Living & Taxes

The median home value in Ocala is just above the national median. Social Security and other retirement income is not taxed since Florida is one of the states with no income tax.

The Florida law caps increases in a home’s assessed value for full time residents at 3 percent a year or the CPI, whichever is lower.

Ocala Health Care

There are six hospitals and medical centers within Ocala. They are Vines Hospital, AdventHealth Ocala, Ocala Regional Medical Center, The Centers-Marion, and HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Ocala.

 


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On Top of the World - Ocala, FL

On Top of the World

For Sale
  • Mid $100ks - Low $700ks
  • 10000 Homes (193 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 1981 - Present
  • 57 reviews
Stone Creek - Ocala FL

Stone Creek

For Sale
  • Mid $200ks - Low $700ks
  • 3800 Homes (90 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2006 - Present
  • 10 reviews

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Oak Run - Ocala, FL

Oak Run

For Sale
  • Mid $100ks - High $500ks
  • 3509 Homes (78 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1985 - 2007
  • 31 reviews
Shea Homes ® at Ocala Preserve - Ocala FL

Ocala Preserve

For Sale
  • Low $200ks - Low $600ks
  • 1800 Homes (90 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2014 - Present
  • 5 reviews
Ocala Palms - Ocala, FL

Ocala Palms

For Sale
  • Low $200ks - Mid $400ks
  • 1076 Homes (35 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1994 - 1997
  • 2 reviews
SummerGlen - Ocala, FL

SummerGlen

For Sale
  • Mid $200ks - Mid $400ks
  • 1029 Homes (28 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2004 - 2014
  • 6 reviews
Pine Run Estates - Ocala FL

Pine Run Estates

For Sale
  • Mid $100ks - High $300ks
  • 880 Homes (25 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1981 - 1989
  • No Reviews
Palm Cay - Ocala FL

Palm Cay

For Sale
  • Mid $100ks - High $200ks
  • 795 Homes (21 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1985 - 1992
  • 1 reviews
Cherrywood - Ocala FL

Cherrywood

For Sale
  • Mid $100ks - Low $800ks
  • 700 Homes (28 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1996 - 2003
  • 7 reviews
Marion Landing - Ocala FL

Marion Landing

For Sale
  • Mid $100ks - Mid $300ks
  • 600 Homes (20 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1980 - 2004
  • 5 reviews

Majestic Oaks Ocala

For Sale
  • High $200ks - Mid $400ks
  • 599 Homes (10 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 1990 - Present
  • No Reviews
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Quail Meadow

For Sale
  • Mid $200ks - Low $400ks
  • 460 Homes (13 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1988 - 2006
  • No Reviews
Spruce Creek North - Ocala, FL

Spruce Creek North

For Sale
  • High $100ks - High $200ks
  • 400 Homes (8 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1987 - 1998
  • 1 reviews
JB Ranch - Ocala, FL

JB Ranch

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - Mid $300ks
  • 346 Homes (21 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2017 - Present
  • No Reviews
Marco Polo Village - Ocala, FL

Marco Polo Village

For Sale
  • Low $200ks - Mid $300ks
  • 261 Homes (5 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 1998 - Present
  • No Reviews
Liberty Village - Ocala, FL

Liberty Village

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - Low $400ks
  • 100 Homes (9 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2023 - Present
  • No Reviews

El Dorado

For Sale
  • Mid $600ks - Low $1Ms
  • 56 Homes (2 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1978 - 2003
  • No Reviews

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