Ocean Shores, Washington Population 2021

7,282
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Ocean Shores is a city located in Grays Harbor County Washington. With a 2020 population of 7,282, it is the 108th largest city in Washington and the 3864th largest city in the United States . Ocean Shores is currently growing at a rate of 5.72% annually and its population has increased by 30.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,569 in 2010. Ocean Shores reached it's highest population of 7,282 in 2021. Spanning over 14 miles, Ocean Shores has a population density of 855 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ocean Shores is $52,401 with a poverty rate of 11.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $987 per month, and the median house value is $233,300. The median age in Ocean Shores is 62 years, 61.9 years for males, and 62.1 years for females.

Ocean Shores Demographics

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

  • White: 86.29%
  • Two or more races: 5.22%
  • Asian: 4.10%
  • Native American: 3.33%
  • Other race: 1.00%
  • Black or African American: 0.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ocean Shores, Washington is 7,282 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,100.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,569.

Ocean Shores, Washington Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,15686.29%
Two or More Races3125.22%
Asian2454.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native1993.33%
Some Other Race601.00%
Black or African American30.05%
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Ocean Shores Population by Race

Ocean Shores Population Pyramid $2021

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Ocean Shores Median Age

62


Total

61.9


Male

62.1


Female

Ocean Shores Adults

There are 5,420 adults, (2,442 of whom are seniors) in Ocean Shores.

Ocean Shores Age Dependency

100.6

Age Dependency Ratio

82

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Ocean Shores Sex Ratio

Female

3,163

52.94%

Male

2,812

47.06%

Ocean Shores Population by Age

Ocean Shores Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ocean Shores Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86%14%
Female73.9%26.1%
All72.9%27.1%
Non Family62.3%37.7%
Male37.6%62.4%

72.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ocean Shores Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,1261.9172.9
Non Family1,3821.2362.3
Married1,3822.2786
Female2532.9373.9
Male1093.4537.6

2.4

Average Family Size

1.91

Average Household Size

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Ocean Shores Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1422.68%
9th to 12th Grade4328.17%
High School Graduate1,29424.46%
Some College1,74232.93%
Associates Degree64012.10%
Bachelors Degree77914.73%
Graduate Degree2614.93%
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Ocean Shores Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ocean Shores Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,5804,176876
Asian245210110
Hispanic1829615
Native American16011139
2+ Races9393
Other Race60601
Black33

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.90%.

Ocean Shores Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,451$24,973$22,096
Less Than 9th Grade$22,166$30,194$
High School Graduate$22,993$23,363$19,063
Some College$22,722$$22,650
Bachelors Degree$41,690$$41,852
Graduate Degree$$2,500$

$23,451

Average Earnings

$24,973

Average Male

$22,096

Average Female

Ocean Shores Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ocean Shores Language by Age

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Ocean Shores Language

92.85% of Ocean Shores residents speak only English, while 7.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.38% of the population.

Ocean Shores Language

Ocean Shores Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,96660212.12%
Hispanic2238136.32%
Asian245124.90%
Native199105.03%
Multiple31210.32%
Black3133.33%

11.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.86%

Male Poverty Rate

15.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ocean Shores

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ocean Shores is Hispanic, with 36.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ocean Shores is Multiple, with 0.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.87%.

Ocean Shores Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College14.19%
Less Than 9th Grade10.80%
High School10.43%
Bachelors or Greater9.62%

Ocean Shores Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed21.43%
Female Unemployed20.56%
Female Employed9.02%
Male Employed1.43%

Ocean Shores Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ocean Shores Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,144$52,401
Families$58,561$63,425
Married Families$67,965-
Non Families$28,976$37,460
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Income by Household Type

Ocean Shores Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Ocean Shores Married by Age and Sex

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Ocean Shores 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 45-54.

Ocean Shores Marital Status by Race

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Ocean Shores Marital Status

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981

Number of Veterans

918

Male Veterans

63

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam669
First Gulf War92
Korea86
Second Gulf War47
World War II

Ocean Shores Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74514
75+218
55 to 64202
35 to 5447
18 to 34

Ocean Shores Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White93619.50%
Other Race4371.67%
Hispanic167.84%
Black266.67%

Ocean Shores Veterans by Race

Ocean Shores Veterans by Education

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1.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ocean Shores Veterans by Education

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41.7%

Labor Force Participation

39%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Ocean Shores Employment by Age

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Ocean Shores Employment by Race

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Ocean Shores Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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47.77%

Born in Ocean Shores

92.17%

Native Born

7.83%

Foreign Born

1.51%

Non Citizen

6.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.17% of Ocean Shores residents were born in the United States, with 47.77% having been born in Washington. 1.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Ocean Shores Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20217,2823945.72%
20206,8883946.07%
20196,4943946.46%
20186,1001943.28%
20175,9061382.39%
20165,7681212.14%
20155,647561.00%
20145,591150.27%
20135,576-34-0.61%
20125,610-11-0.20%
20115,621310.55%
20105,5901,7543.84%
20003,8360.00%

Ocean Shores Population by Year