|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Ocean Springs is 18,387. Ocean Springs, Mississippi is the 2,010th largest city in the US.
Ocean Springs is located entirely in Jackson County.
The peak population of Ocean Springs was in 2020, when its population was 18,413. In 2020, Ocean Springs was the 1,997th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,010th largest city in the US. Ocean Springs is currently 0.1% smaller than it was in 2020.
Ocean Springs has grown 6.5% since the 2000. Ocean Springs, Mississippi's growth is about average. 52% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Ocean Springs has a population density of 1,513.5 people per square mile. Ocean Springs has the 7th highest population density in Mississippi.
|2004||Winthrop Town, Massachusetts||18,505|
|2005||Arroyo Grande, California||18,456||15.7%|
|2007||Albert Lea, Minnesota||18,428||0.0%|
|2008||Dover, New Jersey||18,427||1.4%|
|2009||Mebane, North Carolina||18,408||140.9%|
|2010||Ocean Springs, Mississippi||18,387||6.5%|
|2013||North Aurora, Illinois||18,350||67.4%|
The total voting age population of Ocean Springs, Mississippi, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 13,031. The voting age population is 45.0% male and 55.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.9% of the residents of Ocean Springs are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Ocean Springs are 82.6% White, 6.9% Black, 4.1% Two or more races, 3.7% Asian and 2.7% Other. Additionally, 7.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Ocean Springs, 10.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 14.7%. On a per-household basis, 6.2% of families are below the poverty line in Ocean Springs.
Among those aged 16 and older, 61.2% of Ocean Springs residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 94.9% of Ocean Springs residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 37.7% have a bachelor's degree and 15.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Ocean Springs residents aged 5 and older, 6.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Ocean Springs is 5.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Ocean Springs, 15.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Ocean Springs is $58,713.
In Ocean Springs, 71.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 29.0% of housing units in Ocean Springs.
Of all the housing units in Ocean Springs, 1.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Ocean Springs, 21.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,500 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Ocean Springs is $954.
In Ocean Springs, 84.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.