Ocean Springs, Mississippi Population 2021

17,900
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Ocean Springs is a city located in Jackson County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 17,900, it is the 23rd largest city in Mississippi and the 2035th largest city in the United States . Ocean Springs is currently growing at a rate of 0.11% annually and its population has increased by 2.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,442 in 2010. Ocean Springs reached it's highest population of 17,900 in 2021. Spanning over 15 miles, Ocean Springs has a population density of 1,550 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ocean Springs is $79,098 with a poverty rate of 10.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $954 per month, and the median house value is $174,000. The median age in Ocean Springs is 42.2 years, 37.9 years for males, and 45 years for females.

Ocean Springs Demographics

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

  • White: 82.64%
  • Black or African American: 6.92%
  • Two or more races: 4.09%
  • Asian: 3.67%
  • Other race: 2.68%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ocean Springs, Mississippi is 17,900 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 17,843.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 17,442.

Ocean Springs, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,65182.64%
Black or African American1,2266.92%
Two or More Races7264.09%
Asian6513.67%
Some Other Race4752.68%
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Ocean Springs Population by Race

Ocean Springs Population Pyramid $2021

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Ocean Springs Median Age

42.2


Total

37.9


Male

45


Female

Ocean Springs Adults

There are 13,313 adults, (3,345 of whom are seniors) in Ocean Springs.

Ocean Springs Age Dependency

77.9

Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Ocean Springs Sex Ratio

Female

9,560

53.92%

Male

8,169

46.08%

Ocean Springs Population by Age

Ocean Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ocean Springs Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.3%17.7%
All71%29%
Female63.7%36.3%
Male63.5%36.5%
Non Family60.4%39.6%

71.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ocean Springs Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,6392.6571
Married3,0023.3782.3
Non Family2,2161.1460.4
Female1,1063.5363.7
Male3153.4263.5

3.34

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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Ocean Springs Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2812.33%
9th to 12th Grade3392.81%
High School Graduate2,91924.18%
Some College2,74322.72%
Associates Degree1,23510.23%
Bachelors Degree2,66522.07%
Graduate Degree1,89115.66%
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Ocean Springs Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ocean Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,9719,4684,004
Black879859192
Hispanic627560162
Asian458428184
2+ Races273228
Other Race14414450

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 asian people with a rate of 40.17%.

Ocean Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,866$51,508$31,573
Less Than 9th Grade$11,959$$
High School Graduate$20,625$30,975$13,060
Some College$32,069$37,130$30,296
Bachelors Degree$48,233$70,219$36,144
Graduate Degree$71,909$96,667$53,790

$38,866

Average Earnings

$51,508

Average Male

$31,573

Average Female

Ocean Springs Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ocean Springs Language by Age

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Ocean Springs Language

93.93% of Ocean Springs residents speak only English, while 6.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.48% of the population.

Ocean Springs Language

Ocean Springs Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,8341,1328.18%
Hispanic1,37042931.31%
Other47540685.47%
Black1,19423119.35%

10.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.94%

Male Poverty Rate

11.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ocean Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ocean Springs is Other, with 85.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ocean Springs is White, with 8.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.61%.

Ocean Springs Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.83%
High School12.78%
Some College5.97%
Bachelors or Greater3.60%

Ocean Springs Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed51.98%
Male Unemployed8.87%
Female Employed8.18%
Male Employed4.21%

Ocean Springs Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ocean Springs Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,713$79,098
Families$85,122$95,966
Married Families$101,234-
Non Families$33,727$43,211
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Income by Household Type

Ocean Springs Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.9%

Male Marriage Rate

41.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Ocean Springs Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Ocean Springs Marital Status by Race

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Ocean Springs Marital Status

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2,216

Number of Veterans

1,764

Male Veterans

452

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam977
First Gulf War778
Second Gulf War540
Korea104
World War II39

Ocean Springs Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54722
65 to 74601
55 to 64463
75+370
18 to 3460

Ocean Springs Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,09818.65%
Black595.74%
Hispanic527.16%
Other Race3620.69%
2+ Races237.44%

Ocean Springs Veterans by Race

Ocean Springs Veterans by Education

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3.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ocean Springs Veterans by Education

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61.2%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Ocean Springs Employment by Age

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Ocean Springs Employment by Race

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Ocean Springs 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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48.89%

Born in Ocean Springs

95.17%

Native Born

4.83%

Foreign Born

1.70%

Non Citizen

3.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.17% of Ocean Springs residents were born in the United States, with 48.89% having been born in Mississippi. 1.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Ocean Springs Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202117,900190.11%
202017,881190.11%
201917,862190.11%
201817,843970.55%
201717,7461480.84%
201617,598410.23%
201517,557380.22%
201417,5191170.67%
201317,40240.02%
201217,398-17-0.10%
201117,415370.21%
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%

Ocean Springs Population by Year