Real Estate Market Update for Marion County, FL
Welcome to October's Market Update. Lets take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of September. The number of active listings was down 26% from one year earlier, and up 1% from the previous month. This recent increase reflected a larger selection of homes for buyers to choose from. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just under 230-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was down 31%. This lower number of days may signal a positive trend in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just over 180-thousand dollars. The number of units sold decreased 7% year-over-year, and decreased 11% month-over-month. Fewer sales could indicate an opportunity for buyers to negotiate better terms. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
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Map Information for Marion County, FL
Area Information for Marion County, FL
  • Population: 347,343
  • Median Age: 48.7 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 25 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 3
  • Sales Tax: 7%
  • Population Density: 219/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 34.15%
  • Closest Airport: Gainesville Regional
  • Closest College: Rasmussen College-ocala Campus
  • Closest Jr. College: Central Florida Community College
  • Median Household Income: $39,829
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 14%
  • Median Home Sales Price: $95,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Orlando City Fc
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 23.76%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Marion County, FL
Median Age: 48.7 Married: 43% Number of Households: 144,403 Households with Children: 29,124
Community:
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Marion County, FL

      School Name Distance Type Grades School Rating Parent Rating
      Evergreen Elementary School 2.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 0 0
      Fessenden Elementary School 2.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 0
      Vanguard High School 3.0 mi Public 9-12 3 3
      New Horizon Academy 3.4 mi Private K-12 0 0
      Oakcrest Elementary School 3.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 0 0
      Howard Middle School 3.7 mi Public 6-8 3 4
      Francis Marion Military Academy 4.0 mi Public 9-12 1 4
      Madison Street Academy Of Visual And Performing Arts 4.2 mi Public K-5 5 0
      Anthony Elementary School 4.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 0
      Shiloh Sda Church School 4.6 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      Dr N High Jones Elementary School 4.7 mi Public K-5 5 0
      Dr. D. D. Brown Christian Academy Of Hope 4.7 mi Private PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Catapult Academy 4.7 mi Public 9-12 0 0
      First Assembly Christian School & Daycare 4.8 mi Private PRESCHOOL-9 0 0
      Wyomina Park Elementary School 4.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 0 0
      Ambleside School Of Ocala 4.9 mi Private K-8 0 0
      Fort King Middle School 5.1 mi Public 6-8 2 3
      Marion Technical College 5.1 mi Public UNGRADE-UNGRADE 0 0
      Kingdom Christian Academy Pcp Inc 5.1 mi Private - 0 0
      Kingdom Christian Academy Precious Children 5.1 mi Private - 0 0
      Pace Center For Girls, Inc 5.1 mi Public 6-12 0 0
      Catapult Academy 5.1 mi Public 9- 0 0
      Osceola Middle School 5.2 mi Public 6-8 4 0
      College Park Elementary School 5.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 0
      Ocala Springs Elementary School 5.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 0
      Eighth Street Elementary School 5.2 mi Public K-5 4 0
      Marion Virtual Franchise 5.4 mi Public 11-12 0 0
      Marion Technical Institute 5.4 mi Public 11-12 3 0
      Marion Virtual Instruction Program 5.4 mi Public K-12 0 0
      Preparatory Kingdom Academy 5.5 mi Private - 0 0
      Blessed Trinity 5.7 mi Catholic K-8 0 0
      North Marion Middle School 5.8 mi Public 6-8 1 3
      Meadowbrook Academy 5.9 mi Private K-12 0 0
      Montessori Preparatory School 5.9 mi Private PRESCHOOL-5 0 0
      The Reading Clinic 6.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-9 0 0
      St John Lutheran School 6.2 mi Private K-12 0 0
      Liberty Christian Preparatory Academy 6.2 mi Private - 0 0
      North Marion High School 6.3 mi Public 9-12 2 3
      Crossroads Academy 6.3 mi Private 3-11 0 0
      The Cornerstone School 6.4 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      South Ocala Elementary School 6.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 0
      Ward-highlands Elementary School 6.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3 0
      Saddlewood Elementary School 6.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3 0
      Student Services/ese 6.9 mi Public K-12 0 0
      Arc Birth-22 6.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Camelot Academy 7.0 mi Private - 0 0
      Hillcrest 7.0 mi Public 6-12 0 0
      Trinity Catholic High School 7.1 mi Catholic 9-12 0 4
      Victory Academy Ocala 7.2 mi Private K-6 0 0
      Sparr Elementary School 7.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 0
      Ocala Christian Academy 7.4 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 0
      Francis Marion Charter School 7.5 mi Public 6-8 1 0
      Grace School 7.6 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      Grace Building Blocks School 7.8 mi Private PRESCHOOL-5 0 0
      Silver River Mentoring And Instruction 8.3 mi Public 6-12 1 0
      West Port High School 8.3 mi Public 9-12 3 4
      Reddick-collier Elementary School 8.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 0
      Maplewood Elementary School 8.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3 0
      Shady Hill Elementary School 8.8 mi Public K-5 3 0
      Step-by-step Success Llc 8.9 mi Private - 0 0
      Forest High School 9.5 mi Public 9-12 4 4
      Barbara's Kitchen School Of Excellence 10.7 mi Private - 0 0
      Redeemer Christian School 10.8 mi Private PRESCHOOL-10 0 0
      Christian Academy Of Mrc 11.1 mi Private 1-10 0 0
      Mcintosh Area School 11.3 mi Public K-5 3 0
      Hammett Bowen Jr. Elementary School 11.5 mi Public K-5 2 0
      Liberty Middle School 11.5 mi Public 6-8 2 0
      Legacy Elementary School 11.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 0
      Marion Charter School 12.6 mi Public K-5 3 0
      Belleview-santos Elementary School 12.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 0
      Greenway Elementary School 12.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 0
      Montessori House Of Ocala Inc 13.0 mi Private - 0 0
      Belleview Middle School 13.2 mi Public 6-8 2 0
      Belleview High School 13.2 mi Public 9-12 2 3
      Marion Oaks Elementary School 14.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 0
      Belleview Christian Academy Lfcs 14.9 mi Private PRESCHOOL-9 0 0
      Belleview Elementary School 15.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 0
      Emerald Shores Elementary School 15.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 0
      Fort Mccoy School 15.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 2 0
      Souls Harbor Christian Academy 15.9 mi Private K-12 0 0
      East Marion Elementary School 15.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 2
      Lake Weir High School 16.5 mi Public 9-12 2 3
      Sunrise Elementary School 16.9 mi Public K-4 2 0
      Horizon Academy At Marion Oaks 17.2 mi Public 5-8 1 0
      Temple Christian Academy 17.6 mi Private K-12 0 0
      Romeo Elementary School 17.8 mi Public K-5 2 0
      Riverland Christian Academy 18.6 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 0
      Harbour View Elementary School 19.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 0
      Village View Christian Academy 19.2 mi Private - 0 0
      Dunnellon High School 19.3 mi Public 9-12 2 3
      Dunnellon Elementary School 19.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 0
      Lake Weir Middle School 20.6 mi Public 6-8 1 0
      Dunnellon Christian Academy 22.5 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      Dunnellon Middle School 22.7 mi Public 6-8 2 0
      Stanton-weirsdale Elementary School 23.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 0
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: Onboard Informatics © 2016. School Performance data by SchoolDigger.com. School Review data by Niche.com.
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