|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Ocean City is 6,900. Ocean City, Maryland is the 4,013th largest city in the US.
Ocean City is located entirely in Worcester County.
The peak population of Ocean City was in 2000, when its population was 7,185. In 2000, Ocean City was the 3,476th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,013th largest city in the US. Ocean City is currently 4.0% smaller than it was in 2000.
Ocean City has shrunk 3.9% since the year 2000. Ocean City, Maryland's growth is below average. 71% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Ocean City has a population density of 1,609.7 people per square mile.
|4011||St. James, North Carolina||6,913||692.7%|
|4013||Ocean City, Maryland||6,900||-3.9%|
|4015||Elkins, West Virginia||6,895||-2.1%|
The total voting age population of Ocean City, Maryland, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 6,120. The voting age population is 52.2% male and 47.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 33.9% of the residents of Ocean City are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Ocean City are 95.0% White, 3.1% Two or more races, 1.8% Black and 0.1% Asian. Additionally, 6.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Ocean City, 7.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 4.4%. On a per-household basis, 3.8% of families are below the poverty line in Ocean City.
Among those aged 16 and older, 58.3% of Ocean City residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 91.1% of Ocean City residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 32.2% have a bachelor's degree and 10.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Ocean City residents aged 5 and older, 8.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 4.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Ocean City is 6.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Ocean City, 10.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Ocean City is $54,014.
In Ocean City, 70.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 29.9% of housing units in Ocean City.
Of all the housing units in Ocean City, 1.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Ocean City, 14.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 4,500 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Ocean City is $1,040.
In Ocean City, 82.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.