Will Ocala be the next Tampa or Orlando?

According to moveBuddha Ocala made the list of the most moved to places in the United States. According to one moving company owner he predicts Ocala to be the next Tampa or Orlando.

Florida Migration Report shows hundreds of people moving to Ocala
That study found that “for every 594 moves to Ocala there is only 100 out” of the area, making it number one on their list.

Many people are seeing a rise in their real estate values in Ocala due to the demand of housing, especially in the local area. There is plenty Ocala has to offer including jobs, outdoor recreation, and much much more.

In 2020, according to the article below, Ocala was the 5th fastest growing in the nation. 2021 and 2022 have seen an even steeper rise in the amount of people moving to the area.

Ocala named among cities with fastest growth
Ocala is the fifth fastest-growing city in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report.

Whether or not Ocala becomes the next Tampa or Orlando is yet to be seen. But what can be said is that it is well on its way to becoming the next metropolis in Florida.

Dustin Terry

Dustin Terry

Dustin is a military veteran and loves living in Central Florida! He lives in Central Florida and enjoys cycling, cigars, and working to create a better tomorrow for Central Floridians. Go Gators!
Gainesville, Florida