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A Taste of Ocala, Florida

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT OCALA?

  1. Ocala is a city in Marion County, Florida. As of the 2012, the population estimated by the U.S. Census Bureau was 56,945, making it the 47th most populated city in Florida.

  2. The median income for a household in the city was $30,888, and the median income for a family was $38,190. Males had a median income of $29,739 versus $24,367 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,021. About 13.2% of families and 18.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28.6% of those under age 18 and 9.8% of those age 65 or over.

  3. Ocala has two distinct seasons: the dry season (October–May) and the wet season (June–September). During the dry season, there is almost uninterrupted sunshine with very little rainfall. In January, the morning low temperatures are often in the 30's and 40's, but the cloudless sunny weather typically warms the dry air up to near 70 by the afternoon. During the wet season, afternoon thunderstorms are a daily occurrence. The typical morning low temperatures during the wet season are in the 70's and typical daytime high temperatures are in the 90's.

Radio Stations
WHIJ 88.1 FM Ocala, FL Christian Contemporary
WYFB 90.5 FM Gainesville, FL Religious
WCFB 94.5 FM Daytona Beach, FL Urban Contemporary
W244BC (WOCA) (CP) 96.3 FM Ocala, FL News/Talk
W244BC (WOCA) 96.7 FM Ocala, FL News/Talk
WXOF 96.7 FM Yankeetown, FL Classic Hits
WSKY 97.3 FM Micanopy, FL Talk
W261BA (WRZN) 100.1 FM Ocala, FL News/Talk
WTMG 101.3 FM Williston, FL Hip Hop
WJHM 101.9 FM Daytona Beach, FL Urban Contemporary
WYKE (CP) 104.3 FM Inglis, FL Sports
WITG (LPFM) 104.7 FM Ocala, FL Classic Hits
WOCL 105.9 FM Deland, FL Classic Hits
WXXL 106.7 FM Tavares, FL Top-40

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Demographics of Ocala, Florida

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

72.86%

22.14%

0.36%

1.22%

5.74%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Businesses in Ocala, Florida


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Ebony Fashion & Beauty Supply -  Category: Beauty Supply -   242 Northwest 10th Street - Ocala, FL 34475 (352) 351-8868

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BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. Boss Braiding and Weaving -  Category: Services -  16 hour hair braiding and weaving course fee $99 and you will become a licensed hair braider weaver for the state of fla.   - 1703 SW 3rd Street - Ocala, FL 34475 (352) 361-6713

  2. LegalShield -  Category: Legal -  LegalShield believes everyone deserves access to affordable legal protection. And for over 40 years, we have been providing members with affordable attorney access.   - 231 NE 15th Avenue - Ocala, Florida (352) 426-6353   - (visit website)

  3. Nana's Infant and Children Learning Center Corp. -  Category: Childcare Services -  Childcare Services   - 517 S W 27th Avenue - Ocala, FL 34475 (352) 732-6262

  4. Ocala Chiropractic and Injury -  Category: Chiropractic -  African American owned Chiropractic Center focused on Auto Injuries and CDL and Sports Physicals.   - 1500 W. Silver Springs Blvd Unit 1 - Ocala, Florida (352) 789-6777   - (visit website)

  5. Pampered Bride -  Category: Bridal -  I'm a bridal assistant. Call me for a free consultation.   - Ocala, FL (912) 341-9801

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Aunt Fannie's Restaurant -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants - Cuisine: American -   1031 South Pine Avenue, Ocala, FL 34471-9806 (352) 732-4497

  2. Mama J's Soul Food Restaurant -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   2901 Northeast Jacksonville Road, Ocala, FL 34479-3313 (352) 351-8036

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CHURCHES



  1. Mt Tabor Ame Church -  5410 Northwest 27th Avenue, Ocala, FL 34475-2972 (352) 732-5834

  2. Mt Zion Ame Church -  623 South Magnolia Avenue, - Ocala, FL 34471-0979 (352) 622-5500

  3. St. Paul Ame Church -  718 Northwest 7th Street, Ocala, FL 34475 (352) 622-8921

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ENTERTAINMENT



  1. JokeBoy's Comedy Club -  Category: Entertainment -  Ocala's First and only non smoking, full-bar comedy club bringing nationally touring comics for your listening and laughing pleasure. Located in the heart of Downtown Ocala.   - 18 SW Broadway St., Ocala, FL, 34478 (352) 368-5653

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ANNUAL EVENTS



  1. Cultural Artfestival
    Call (352) 351-4732 for details. P. O. Box 4453 -Ocala, Florida 34478-4453   - (visit website)

    The 3 day festival features a variety of cuisine of African descents including traditional soul food, Caribbean and African entrées along with an array of entertainment that runs from gospel to jazz.


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