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53 apartments for rent in Ocala, FL

Last updated April 24 at 1:57AM
Deerwood Village
1850 SE 18th Ave
Ocala, FL
Updated April 24 at 1:55AM
1 Bedroom
$939
2 Bedrooms
$943
3 Bedrooms
$1,311
Steeples 2901
2901 SW 41st St
Ocala, FL
Updated April 24 at 1:57AM
1 Bedroom
$752
2 Bedrooms
$866
3 Bedrooms
$986
Latigo 27
1601 SW 27th Ave
Ocala, FL
Updated April 23 at 6:34PM
1 Bedroom
$711
2 Bedrooms
$865
800 NW 69 ST
Ocala
Ocala, FL
Updated April 13 at 9:40AM
3 Bedrooms
$900
9 Pine Radial CT
Silver Springs Shores
Ocala, FL
Updated April 18 at 10:30PM
2 Bedrooms
$800
3342 SE 12th Street
Ocala
Ocala, FL
Updated April 11 at 2:20PM
3 Bedrooms
$1,300
4335 SW 52nd Circle
Ocala
Ocala, FL
Updated April 18 at 5:59AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,200
12 Wintergreen Way
Ocala
Ocala, FL
Updated April 18 at 1:57AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,150
12751 SW 45th Lane Road
Ocala
Ocala, FL
Updated April 11 at 2:20PM
3 Bedrooms
$1,300
4463 SW 49th Avenue
Ocala
Ocala, FL
Updated April 12 at 6:17AM
2 Bedrooms
$995
15170 SW 38th Circle
Ocala
Ocala, FL
Updated April 14 at 3:19PM
2 Bedrooms
$850
4901 SW 45th Street
Ocala
Ocala, FL
Updated April 15 at 5:50AM
2 Bedrooms
$950
2437 NE 6TH Street
Ocala
Ocala, FL
Updated April 21 at 5:33AM
1 Bedroom
$550
11197 SW 73rd Circle
Ocala
Ocala, FL
Updated March 23 at 10:46AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,200
9781 SW 57th Avenue
Ocala
Ocala, FL
Updated April 20 at 2:26PM
5 Bedrooms
$1,850
2189 NW 100th Avenue
Ocala
Ocala, FL
Updated December 3 at 4:27AM
2 Bedrooms
$6,000
10 Diamond Island Ave
Silver Springs Shores
Ocala, FL
Updated April 22 at 10:25AM
3 Bedrooms
$3,000
1155 NE 17th Rd
Ocala
Ocala, FL
Updated April 16 at 9:47AM
Studio
$1,100
7671 SW 103rd Loop
Ocala
Ocala, FL
Updated April 14 at 3:29PM
3 Bedrooms
$1,450
2029 NW 111TH Loop
Ocala
Ocala, FL
Updated March 9 at 6:12AM
4 Bedrooms
$2,500
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City Guide
Ocala
There’s nothing cooler than living in a former chiefdom.

What's in a name? Ocala was named after the Timucua word for "Big Hammock", which sounds quite comfortable. It was nicknamed "Kingdom of the Sun", which sounds quite beautiful. It is also known as "Brick City" for its fire-resistant brick buildings, which sounds quite safe. "Horse Capital of the World" is another nickname, which sounds like there are quite a few horses. "God's Waiting Room" is a popular nickname among the youngun's (people under 55), which means that everyone must already have their ticket to heaven. So, in the names of Ocala, we have a city that is comfortable, beautiful, and safe, with a lot of horses and church-lovers with free passes to heaven. Sound good? Well then read on, my friend, because there's much more to this city than just nicknames.

Northeast neighborhoods

City Center

The city center and surrounding neighborhoods are seeing an increase in the crime rate, however there is still an undeniable charm to this part of town. The historical district is popular among locals and tourists alike, with historical tours and ghost walks through the streets that gave rise to the nickname, "Brick City". Along Silver Springs Blvd. there are tons of pizza places, barbecue joints, and Irish pubs. For seniors, there are plenty of affordable communities and resources, as well as a nearby golf course and a huge forest just minutes away. Nightlife is limited to Irish Pubs and the Ocala Entertainment Complex, the city's main venue for live music. $ - $$$

College Road

The neighborhood for the young and party-centric, especially students of the College of Central Florida, this area is completely walkable, with the campus, the mall, the movie theater, the Ocala Hills Country Club, as well as the Ocala Entertainment Complex just a minute down the road. $$$

Huntington

A safe, quiet neighborhood with few rentals and plenty of affluence. $$$$

Silver Springs

Safe, quiet, and beautiful, with the city center just a couple miles to the west and the Silver Springs Park and the Silver River Park located on the eastern border. In a confusing bout of nomenclature, Silver Springs Park features the Wild Waters water park for the kids, while the Silver River Park is a vast forest with as much fun as you can dream up. Locals flock to these woods for horseback riding, mountain biking, hiking, 4-wheeling, dirt biking, hunting, fishing, camping, swimming, canoeing, kayaking, snorkeling, boating, waterskiing, and, like I said, anything else you can dream up. $$$ - $$$$

Oak

A residential neighborhood of well-off homeowners just south of the filthy-rich Jumbolair Aviation Estates, where John Travolta likes to park his jet. Good luck finding a rental here though, and if you do, good luck paying for it. $$$$$

Kendrick

A popular neighborhood for seniors, families, and teenagers bored to the brink of insanity. While the old folks play a round of golf, those of the more extreme breed get their kicks at Hardrock Cycle Park, where dirt bikes, ATV's, Jeeps, baja cars, and other off road vehicles take on miles of potentially painful trails, hills, and jumps. There's also a Pewee Track for the kiddies and faint of heart. $ - $$

Northwest Neighborhoods

Ocala Ridge

A rowdy crowd, with monthly and yearly campground rentals, dirt cheap mobile homes, and drug issues. $ - $$$

Martel

A low crime rate and a few affordable, highly recommended lakeside apartments make this neighborhood great for families. The Circle Square Cultural Center is nearby, an auditorium featuring theater, music, dance, conventions, and more. $$$ - $$$$

Early Bird/Mount Olive

In a neighborhood of horses, ranch houses, and dead end streets, you won't be seeing many apartments any time soon. However, the lucky few who land in a house rental or mobile home will get to enjoy rural living along old, woodsy streets and dirt roads. $$$

Southeast Neighborhoods

Santos

Just southeast of the city center, the Santos neighborhood is safe and secluded, with old, snaking roads and loops that are very easy to get lost on. There are suburban houses, ranch houses, and mobile homes, as well as a few apartments. The Florida Trail meanders through this neighborhood, a great path to travel for horseback riders and hiking enthusiasts. To the south, you can find a handful of lakes that make for some great fishing. $$$

Shady/Camp Roosevelt

A tight-knit suburban neighborhood of single family houses, mobile homes, and affordable apartments, all within easy driving distance to the many lakes southeast of town, as well as a few small neighborhood lakes and ponds. $$$

Monroes Corner

At the southern tip, this neighborhood is full of mobile homes, ranch land, and miles of open space with hiking trails and horse riding trails. There are also a few streets with charming rowhouses and a strong sense of community. $$$

Southwest Neighborhoods

York

A safe, suburban neighborhood of retirement communities and rowhomes. There are lots of outdoor activities, including the Halpata Tastanski Preserve (say that three times fast), Rainbow Springs State Park, Goethe State Forest, and Lake Rousseau nearby. $$$ - $$$$

Marion Oaks

The southwestern tip of Ocala, this area is full of retirees and families, with the Halpata Tastanski Preserve on the western border. $$$$$

Transportation: Best with Two Feet

All the neighborhoods outside of the city center are best travelled by car. Transportation within the city center is best done by bike or car, as the public transportation system, SunTran, usually isn't convenient. Ocala has miles and miles of trails for hiking, biking, and horseback riding. On the south side of town, you could spend months exploring the expansive Florida Trail. There are also tons of trails in the surrounding forests, such as the Silver River State Park, that are great for horseback riders, mountain bikers, and off road vehicles.

Not as idyllic as you’d think…

Uninterrupted sunshine is how the city got its nickname, but the sneaky fact of the matter is that this beautiful weather is limited to the dry season, which is October through May. The wet season, June through September, brings months of hot, humid, rainy, stormy weather that’s very uncomfortable, unless you are a Vinegar Fly. Swarms of Vinegar Flies rain down on traffic and invade homes during these hot, humid months, and getting rid of them is a daily effort. Leave nothing on the counters, thoroughly clean and bleach anything that comes into contact with food, as well as any humid areas such as under sinks and refrigerators. Another problem pest is giant, flying cockroaches. However, most apartments include pest control, which unlike those species unique to New York, actually works on this particular breed of roach.

Gouging would be the appropriate term

There are two major electricity providers in Ocala, SECO and Ocala Electric. Beware of Ocala Electric. This is the only service available to most of the city, and the prices are outrageous. Utility costs run from $125 a month for a tiny apartment (with the thermostat set to 80 degrees), to over $500 a month for a normal single family house, not including all the other surcharges and fees. Ocala Electric also provides the water, with bills that run upward of $100 a month, plus charges for fire service, trash collection, and taxes. Why charge fire service to the water bill when citizens pay for it with their taxes? God only knows.

Hiking, Biking and Grannies. What’s not to like?

Ocala may be a city of many names and hats, but you can be sure that there’s something for everyone here, from rustic mobile home dwellers to jet-flying John Travoltas. The weather is great, the scenery amazing and the retirees just as prevalent as elsewhere in Florida. Whatever you want to call it, this city is a great place to settle down, so how about we all just call it "home"? Now get on the move, or yours will be gone!

-By Katy Comal