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The Job Market in Ocala, Florida
Almost 30,000 jobs owe their Marion County existence to the thoroughbred horse business; more than 450 horse farms are located here; and the industry's economic impact is said to be $1 billion annually. Other major economic engines include health care (three hospitals and at least ten nursing homes), high-tech communications gear, fire and rescue equipment manufacture and electronics. Among a work force totaling more than 95,000, about 21,000 provide services, about 12,500 work for various governmental units and 11,500 are in manufacturing. Several thousand more are gainfully employed in a variety of agribusiness. Major private employers include Munroe Medical Center (2.400); Emergency One (1,600); Publix Super Markets (1,300); Ocala Regional Medical Center (1,300); Winn-Dixie Stores (911); Clairson International (Closetmaid) (1150); Dayco (900); and Cingular Wireless (950).
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