Ocean City, WA Profile: Facts & Data

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Ocean City, Washington - Basic Facts

The Ocean City Census Designated Place had a population of 200 as of July 1, 2018. Ocean City ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ocean City is located at latitude 47.0825 and longitude -124.1569 in Grays Harbor County. The formal boundaries for the Ocean City Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Grays Harbor County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 16 feet.

The Ocean City Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408972) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Ocean City Census Designated Place is located within Ocean Shores Division of Grays Harbor County.


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Ocean City, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 200
Population in Households 200
Population in Familes 147
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 60
Diversity Index3 32
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $76,131
Per Capita Income $33,379

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 235 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 76 (32.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 ( 9.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 136 (57.9%)
Median Home Value $185,227
Average Home Value $268,667
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 99
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 59
Average Family Size 2
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.0% 0.2%
Households -0.12% 0.2%
Families 1.78% 0.0%
Median Household Income   4.42%
Per Capita Income   3.29%

Ocean City, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ocean City to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 560 11th
Population Density # 597 5th
Diversity Index # 342 46th
Median Household Income # 446 29th
Per Capita Income # 235 63rd

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