The Town of Ocean City had a population of 6,911 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Ocean City is located at latitude 38.4057 and longitude -75.0648 in Worcester County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Ocean City (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.41 sq. miles and a water area of 4.97 sq. miles. Worcester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.
The Town of Ocean City (GNIS ID: 2391341) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ocean City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Ocean City: Sinepuxent Beach, The Ladies Resort to the Ocean.
|Population in Households||6,893|
|Population in Familes||4,138|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||18|
|Average Household Size||1.83|
|Average Family Size||2|
|Total Housing Units||30,119 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,488 ( 8.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,276 ( 4.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||26,355 (87.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$314,286|
|Average Home Value||$395,780|
|Median Household Income||$53,761|
|Average Household Income||$74,405|
|Per Capita Income||$40,619|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.17%|
|Per Capita Income||1.64%|
The table below compares Ocean City to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland 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.
|Total Population||# 163||69th|
|Population Density1||# 232||55th|
|Diversity Index2||# 326||37th|
|Median Household Income||# 393||24th|
|Per Capita Income||# 141||73rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.