The Town of Ocean City had a population of 6,731 as of July 1, 2017.
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, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Ocean City: Sinepuxent Beach, The Ladies Resort to the Ocean.
|Daytime Population: Workers||13,963|
|Daytime Population: Residents||3,170|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||17,133|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||2.55|
|Population in Households||6,713|
|Population in Familes||4,013|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||18|
|Median Household Income||$56,484|
|Average Household Income||$77,932|
|Per Capita Income||$42,334|
|Total Housing Units||30,119 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,424 ( 8.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,224 ( 4.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||26,471 (87.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$330,377|
|Average Home Value||$401,681|
|Average Household Size||1.84|
|Average Family Size||2|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.48%|
|Per Capita Income||2.62%|
The table below compares Ocean City to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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||# 170||67th|
|Population Density||# 240||54th|
|Diversity Index||# 335||36th|
|Median Household Income||# 357||31st|
|Per Capita Income||# 127||76th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.