Ocean Shores, Washington Population 2020

6,394

Ocean Shores is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 6,394, it is the 115th largest city in Washington and the 4157th largest city in the United States. Ocean Shores is currently growing at a rate of 2.25% annually and its population has increased by 14.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,569 in 2010. Spanning over 14 miles, Ocean Shores has a population density of 751 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ocean Shores is $50,356 with a poverty rate of 10.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,011 per month, and the median house value is $219,800. The median age in Ocean Shores is 60.7 years, 60.4 years for males, and 61 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.5 males.

Ocean Shores Demographics

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

  • White: 86.07%
  • Two or more races: 6.07%
  • Asian: 3.82%
  • Native American: 3.34%
  • Other race: 0.67%
  • Black or African American: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ocean Shores, Washington is 6,394, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,112.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,569.

Ocean Shores, Washington Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,00486.07%
Two or More Races3536.07%
Asian2223.82%
American Indian and Alaska Native1943.34%
Some Other Race390.67%
Black or African American20.03%

Ocean Shores Population Pyramid 2020

Ocean Shores Median Age

60.7


Total

60.4


Male

61


Female

Ocean Shores Adults

There are 5,125 adults, (2,105 of whom are seniors) in Ocean Shores.

Ocean Shores Age Dependency

92.5

Age Dependency Ratio

69.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Ocean Shores Sex Ratio

Female

3,036

52.22%

Male

2,778

47.78%

Ocean Shores Households and Families

Ocean Shores Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ocean Shores Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.1%10.9%
All75%25%
Female72%28%
Non Family65.6%34.4%
Male19.5%80.5%

75.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,901275
Married1,3632.3189.1
Non Family1,2211.2565.6
Female1893.2372
Male1283.9819.5

2.47

Average Family Size

2

Average Household Size

9.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ocean Shores Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1182.36%
9th to 12th Grade3607.19%
High School Graduate1,37127.38%
Some College1,62632.47%
Associates Degree59511.88%
Bachelors Degree67713.52%
Graduate Degree2605.19%

Ocean Shores Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,4124,027791
Asian22219183
Native American14710646
Hispanic13711617
Multiple Races6565
Other Race3939
Black22

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 37.39%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,875$25,641$21,763
Less Than High School$21,776$26,372$
High School Grad$25,396$24,167$28,305
Some College$20,724$$20,791
Bachelors Degree$57,656$49,625$
Graduate Degree$$$

$22,875

Average Earnings

$25,641

Average Male

$21,763

Average Female

Ocean Shores Language

Ocean Shores Language by Age

Ocean Shores Language

95.36% of Ocean Shores residents speak only English, while 4.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.80% of the population.

Ocean Shores Poverty

Ocean Shores Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,82251810.74%
Hispanic1998442.21%
Asian222104.50%
Native19484.12%
Multiple35310.28%
Black2150.00%

10.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.64%

Male Poverty Rate

12.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ocean Shores

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ocean Shores is Black, with 50.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ocean Shores is Multiple, with 0.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.58%.

Name Poverty
Some College14.99%
Less Than High School8.79%
Bachelors or Greater8.43%
High School7.66%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed15.70%
Female Employed4.88%
Male Employed1.84%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Ocean Shores Income

Ocean Shores Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,641$50,356
Families$50,833$57,926
Married Families$60,275-
Non Families$29,117$38,111

Ocean Shores Marital Status

Ocean Shores Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.2%

Male Marriage Rate

48.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Ocean Shores Married by Age and Sex

Ocean Shores Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Ocean Shores Marital Status by Race

Ocean Shores Veterans

972

Number of Veterans

920

Male Veterans

52

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam673
Korea125
First Gulf War38
Second Gulf War22
World War II14

$Ocean Shores Veterans by Education

2.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ocean Shores Employment Status

41.8%

Labor Force Participation

38.5%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Ocean Shores 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

47.54%

Born in Washington

92.24%

Native Born

7.76%

Foreign Born

1.70%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.24% of Ocean Shores residents were born in the United States, with 47.54% having been born in Washington. 1.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,3941412.25%
20196,2531412.31%
20186,1121983.35%
20175,9141412.44%
20165,7731232.18%
20155,650571.02%
20145,593160.29%
20135,577-33-0.59%
20125,610-11-0.20%
20115,621320.57%
20105,5891,7533.84%
20003,8360.00%