Ocean Pines, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Ocean Pines, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Ocean Pines Census Designated Place had a population of 11,210 as of July 1, 2016. Ocean Pines ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ocean Pines is located at latitude 38.3824 and longitude -75.1406 in Worcester County. The formal boundaries for the Ocean Pines Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.66 sq. miles and a water area of 2.71 sq. miles. Worcester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Ocean Pines Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389610) 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.

The Ocean Pines Census Designated Place is located within District 5, Ocean Pines, a minor civil division (MCD) of Worcester County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ocean Pines population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Ocean Pines, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 11,210
Population in Households 11,210
Population in Familes 9,117
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,684
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 5,271
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 3,659
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 8,870 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,411 (49.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 861 ( 9.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,599 (40.6%)
Median Home Value $284,987
Average Home Value $344,280


Median Household Income $66,130
Average Household Income $87,784
Per Capita Income $41,173
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.7% -0.41%
Households -0.59% -0.36%
Families -0.67% -0.45%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   2.04%
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 Pines, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ocean Pines 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 117 78th
Population Density1 # 220 58th
Diversity Index2 # 417 20th
Median Household Income # 261 50th
Per Capita Income # 134 74th

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