Ocean Springs, Mississippi Population 2020

18,099

Ocean Springs is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 18,099, it is the 23rd largest city in Mississippi and the 2010th largest city in the United States. Ocean Springs is currently growing at a rate of 0.81% annually and its population has increased by 3.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,442 in 2010. Spanning over 15 miles, Ocean Springs has a population density of 1,567 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ocean Springs is $76,195 with a poverty rate of 9.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $915 per month, and the median house value is $165,100. The median age in Ocean Springs is 41.2 years, 38.3 years for males, and 44.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.5 males.

Ocean Springs Demographics

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

  • White: 82.88%
  • Black or African American: 8.71%
  • Two or more races: 3.52%
  • Asian: 3.27%
  • Other race: 1.61%
  • Native American: 0.02%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ocean Springs, Mississippi is 18,099, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 17,809.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 17,442.

Ocean Springs, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,59782.88%
Black or African American1,5348.71%
Two or More Races6203.52%
Asian5763.27%
Some Other Race2831.61%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.02%

Ocean Springs Population Pyramid 2020

Ocean Springs Median Age

41.2


Total

38.3


Male

44.7


Female

Ocean Springs Adults

There are 13,170 adults, (3,085 of whom are seniors) in Ocean Springs.

Ocean Springs Age Dependency

74.6

Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Ocean Springs Sex Ratio

Female

9,343

53.05%

Male

8,270

46.95%

Ocean Springs Households and Families

Ocean Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ocean Springs Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.2%14.8%
All72.3%27.7%
Female68.8%31.2%
Male58.6%41.4%
Non Family57.5%42.5%

72.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,3452.7672.3
Married2,9463.4885.2
Non Family2,0321.2757.5
Female1,0723.3968.8
Male2953.4858.6

3.37

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ocean Springs Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2602.19%
9th to 12th Grade3552.99%
High School Graduate3,03325.55%
Some College2,71322.85%
Associates Degree1,1799.93%
Bachelors Degree2,57121.65%
Graduate Degree1,76214.84%

Ocean Springs Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,4038,9393,617
Black1,1551,119441
Hispanic818765167
Asian438379119
Multiple Races21317940
Other Race616118
Native American3

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 38.47%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,768$45,519$30,212
Less Than High School$11,193$$12,361
High School Grad$16,740$26,779$13,615
Some College$34,082$41,568$25,069
Bachelors Degree$45,231$74,943$36,103
Graduate Degree$61,098$89,375$51,286

$36,768

Average Earnings

$45,519

Average Male

$30,212

Average Female

Ocean Springs Language

Ocean Springs Language by Age

Ocean Springs Language

93.57% of Ocean Springs residents speak only English, while 6.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.41% of the population.

Ocean Springs Poverty

Ocean Springs Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,5041,1138.24%
Black1,51531921.06%
Hispanic1,45028919.93%
Other28322479.15%
Multiple620172.74%

9.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.13%

Male Poverty Rate

11.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ocean Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ocean Springs is Other, with 79.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ocean Springs is Multiple, with 2.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.84%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.28%
High School13.42%
Some College5.78%
Bachelors or Greater4.26%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.79%
Male Unemployed12.17%
Female Employed9.87%
Male Employed4.37%

Ocean Springs Income

Ocean Springs Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,599$76,195
Families$78,158$90,410
Married Families$92,765-
Non Families$35,295$44,149

Ocean Springs Marital Status

Ocean Springs Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.2%

Male Marriage Rate

41.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Ocean Springs Married by Age and Sex

Ocean Springs Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Ocean Springs Marital Status by Race

Ocean Springs Veterans

2,331

Number of Veterans

1,785

Male Veterans

546

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam912
First Gulf War908
Second Gulf War567
Korea106
World War II62
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54916
65 to 74554
55 to 64460
75+333
18 to 3468
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,23820.25%
Black776.32%
Hispanic758.25%
2 or More166.84%

$Ocean Springs Veterans by Education

2.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ocean Springs Employment Status

63.3%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Ocean Springs 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

47.44%

Born in Mississippi

94.24%

Native Born

5.76%

Foreign Born

2.60%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.24% of Ocean Springs residents were born in the United States, with 47.44% having been born in Mississippi. 2.60% 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
202018,0991450.81%
201917,9541450.81%
201817,8091070.60%
201717,7021450.83%
201617,557330.19%
201517,524350.20%
201417,4891110.64%
201317,378-5-0.03%
201217,383-21-0.12%
201117,404260.15%
201017,3781530.09%
200017,2252,5671.63%
199014,6581540.11%
198014,5044,9244.23%
19709,5804,5556.67%
19605,0251,9675.09%
19503,0581,1584.87%
19401,9000.00%