Ocean Shores, WA 98569 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98569: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ocean Shores, WA 98569

Acceptable Alternative
Ocean City, WA 98569

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 213
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,029
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 81
  • County: Grays Harbor County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.971, Longitude -124.151
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Ocean Shores, WA 98569 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,649
Population in Households 5,645
Population in Familes 4,150
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 242
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 2,719
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 1,651
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,026 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,985 (39.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 734 (14.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,307 (45.9%)
Median Home Value $184,991
Average Home Value $222,166


Median Household Income $51,436
Average Household Income $62,811
Per Capita Income $30,245
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.53% -0.42%
Households -0.66% -0.52%
Families -0.76% -0.56%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   1.59%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Ocean Shores, WA 98569 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98569 to the other 585 ZIP Codes in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 280 52nd
Population Density1 # 248 58th
Diversity Index2 # 380 35th
Median Household Income # 316 46th
Per Capita Income # 207 65th

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