Also See: Ocean City, MD ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The Town of Ocean City had a population of 7,095 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Ocean City is located at latitude 38.3365 and longitude -75.0849 in Worcester County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Ocean City 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Ocean City: Sinepuxent Beach, The Ladies Resort to the Ocean.
|Total Population||7,095 (100%)|
|Population in Households||7,077 (99.7%)|
|Population in Families||4,219 (59.5%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||18 ( 0.3%)|
|Median Household Income||$57,603|
|Average Household Income||$88,164|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||24%|
|Per Capita Income||$48,082|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||31,477 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,437 ( 7.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,432 ( 4.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||27,608 (87.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$325,282|
|Average Home Value||$398,420|
|Housing Affordability Index3||95|
|Average Household Size||1.83|
|Average Family Size||2|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.76%|
|Per Capita Income||2.04%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.33%|
The table below compares Ocean City to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 Density||# 231||56th|
|Median Household Income||# 392||25th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 71||14th|
|Per Capita Income||# 132||75th|
|Diversity Index||# 355||32nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.