Ocean City, Florida Population 2020

5,949

Ocean City is a city located in Florida. Ocean City has a 2020 population of 5,949. Ocean City is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 7.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,550 in 2010. Ocean City reached it's highest population of 6,305 in 2016.

The average household income in Ocean City is $69,037 with a poverty rate of 18.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $941 per month, and the median house value is $164,800. The median age in Ocean City is 38.3 years, 39.4 years for males, and 38.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.8 males.

Ocean City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ocean City was:

  • White: 68.18%
  • Black or African American: 12.69%
  • Other race: 9.21%
  • Two or more races: 5.43%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 2.37%
  • Asian: 2.00%
  • Native American: 0.12%
The current population of Ocean City, Florida is 5,949, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,949.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,550.

Ocean City, Florida Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,05668.18%
Black or African American75512.69%
Some Other Race5489.21%
Two or More Races3235.43%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1412.37%
Asian1192.00%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.12%

Ocean City Population Pyramid 2020

Ocean City Median Age

38.3


Total

39.4


Male

38.1


Female

Ocean City Adults

There are 4,777 adults, (1,051 of whom are seniors) in Ocean City.

Ocean City Age Dependency

59.7

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Ocean City Sex Ratio

Female

3,134

52.68%

Male

2,815

47.32%

Ocean City Households and Families

Ocean City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ocean City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.8%23.2%
Male68.5%31.5%
All55.3%44.7%
Non Family42.9%57.1%
Female37.4%62.6%

55.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5782.3155.3
Non Family1,1521.1942.9
Married9413.1776.8
Female3963.2137.4
Male893.6468.5

3.07

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ocean City Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2205.21%
9th to 12th Grade3327.86%
High School Graduate1,08525.68%
Some College1,23129.14%
Associates Degree3668.66%
Bachelors Degree61614.58%
Graduate Degree3758.88%

Ocean City Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,9012,603778
Hispanic54337240
Black46640590
Other Race293182
Multiple Races20020060
Asian1078537
Islander5555
Native American77

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 34.58%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,286$29,212$26,563
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$25,164$24,058$26,287
Some College$25,908$37,083$22,778
Bachelors Degree$37,461$41,466$35,197
Graduate Degree$79,250$81,438$62,969

$27,286

Average Earnings

$29,212

Average Male

$26,563

Average Female

Ocean City Language

Ocean City Language by Age

Ocean City Language

86.36% of Ocean City residents speak only English, while 13.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.75% of the population.

Ocean City Poverty

Ocean City Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,82853313.92%
Hispanic87640245.89%
Other54834462.77%
Black75510614.04%
Multiple3234112.69%
Asian11975.88%
Native77100.00%

18.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.26%

Male Poverty Rate

18.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ocean City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ocean City is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ocean City is Asian, with 5.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.38%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.51%
High School21.66%
Some College6.57%
Bachelors or Greater5.15%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed77.00%
Female Unemployed60.42%
Female Employed13.69%
Male Employed10.56%

Ocean City Income

Ocean City Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,405$69,037
Families$62,328$83,990
Married Families$75,625-
Non Families$36,136$48,089

Ocean City Marital Status

Ocean City Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.0%

Male Marriage Rate

37.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Ocean City Married by Age and Sex

Ocean City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Ocean City Marital Status by Race

Ocean City Veterans

952

Number of Veterans

860

Male Veterans

92

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam344
First Gulf War235
Second Gulf War189
Korea163
World War II
Name Veterans % of Total
White74922.14%
Black10619.81%
Hispanic9215.97%
Other6017.60%
2 or More2512.02%
Asian1212.37%

$Ocean City Veterans by Education

7.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ocean City Employment Status

61%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Ocean City Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

38.71%

Born in Florida

91.60%

Native Born

8.40%

Foreign Born

5.16%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.60% of Ocean City residents were born in the United States, with 38.71% having been born in Florida. 5.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,9490.00%
20195,9490.00%
20185,949-278-4.46%
20176,227-78-1.24%
20166,3051853.02%
20156,1202193.71%
20145,9013726.73%
20135,529671.23%
20125,4624328.59%
20115,030-520-9.37%
20105,5500.00%