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
  • County: Grays Harbor County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.971, Longitude -124.151
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 239
  • PO Box Addresses: 1,806
  • Residential Addresses: 2,407
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 82
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,325

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Ocean Shores, WA 98569 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,918
Population in Households 5,914
Population in Familes 4,380
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 234
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $53,421
Average Household Income $65,579
Per Capita Income $31,583


Total Housing Units 5,119 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,155 (42.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 694 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,270 (44.3%)
Median Home Value $187,754
Average Home Value $226,891


Total Households 2,849
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 1,731
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.31% 0.54%
Households 0.19% 0.48%
Families 0.11% 0.44%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   2.72%

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

The table below compares 98569 to the other 581 ZIP Codes 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 # 280 52nd
Population Density # 248 57th
Diversity Index # 391 33rd
Median Household Income # 352 40th
Per Capita Income # 249 57th

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