Marion County is located in north-central Florida. The County Seat is Ocala and the largest city is Ocala. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.marioncountyfl.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 339,167 and the 2010 census population was 331,303. The land area is 1,584.55 square miles and there are 209.1 persons per square mile.
83.1% of the population is White, 13.1% is Black or African American, 11.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.6% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.6% is two or more races. 85% have a high school degree or higher, and 17.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $119,400, there are 134,002 households, an average of 2.43 persons per household. The per capita income is $21,992, the median household income is $39,453, and 18.1% of the persons in Marion County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 29,443. Retail sales (in $1000) were $4,218,810, and sales per capita were $13,060. The percentage of black-owned firms is 7.5%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 27.6%.
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