Forbes Ranks Ocala 5th in the Nation for Future Job Development
OCALA - A national organization has ranked a local city in its top ten places for future job development - and it's the only city in Florida to earn such a title.
Forbes Magazine has ranked Ocala number five in the nation, as a place where people will have great opportunities to find a job.
City officials say after the recession hit Ocala, many were out of work because a bulk of their jobs centered on the housing market.
Since then they have tried to revitalize the city by adding a variety of industries, improving their infrastructure, and providing shovel-ready land for companies to move in.
According to Forbes, Ocala's current unemployment rate is at eight percent.
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