Ocean Springs, Mississippi Population 2024

18,899

Ocean Springs is a city located in Jackson County Mississippi. Ocean Springs has a 2024 population of 18,899. Ocean Springs is currently growing at a rate of 0.63% annually and its population has increased by 2.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,425 in 2020.

The average household income in Ocean Springs is $92,694 with a poverty rate of 6.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ocean Springs is 41.5 years, 40.2 years for males, and 42.9 years for females.

Ocean Springs Demographics

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

  • White: 81.88%
  • Black or African American: 6.37%
  • Two or more races: 5.72%
  • Asian: 4.81%
  • Other race: 1.1%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
11.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,636.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.57% (474)
The current population of Ocean Springs, Mississippi is 18,899 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 18,425.

Ocean Springs, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White15,07981.88%
Black or African American1,1746.37%
Two or more races1,0535.72%
Asian8854.81%
Other race2021.1%
Native American240.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Ocean Springs Population by Race

Ocean Springs Population Pyramid 2024

Ocean Springs Median Age

41.5

Total

40.2

Male

42.9

Female

Ocean Springs Adults

There are 14,158 adults, (3,427 of whom are seniors) in Ocean Springs.

Ocean Springs Age Dependency

71.6

Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Ocean Springs Sex Ratio

Female9,04049.09%
Male9,37750.91%

Ocean Springs Population by Age

Ocean Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,9022.317030
Married3,6813.0186.913.1
Non Family2,8971.1355.344.7
Female8753.1851.148.9
Male4492.5662.437.6

2.97

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

70.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ocean Springs Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2712.09%
9th to 12th Grade2872.21%
High School Graduate2,16216.64%
Some College3,18224.49%
Associates Degree1,42010.93%
Bachelors Degree3,61727.84%
Graduate Degree2,05215.8%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ocean Springs Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ocean Springs Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White10,46110,0734,593
Black886820328
Hispanic722661315
2+ Races642630309
Asian505474297
Other Race17617674
Native American111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Ocean Springs Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$49,570$64,712$37,136
Less Than 9th Grade$26,016$25,391$28,370
High School Graduate$35,694$41,089$23,087
Some College$41,226$55,290$34,307
Bachelors Degree$55,851$67,100$36,708
Graduate Degree$96,711$117,639$63,125

$49,570

Average Earnings

$64,712

Average Male

$37,136

Average Female

Ocean Springs Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ocean Springs Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ocean Springs Language

94.64% of Ocean Springs residents speak only English, while 5.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.66% of the population.

Ocean Springs Language

Ocean Springs Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White14,0989897.02%
Black1,092555.04%
Hispanic1,429493.43%
Other2023316.34%
Asian879333.75%
Multiple1,053252.37%

6.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.59%

Male Poverty Rate

8.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ocean Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ocean Springs is Other, with 16.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ocean Springs is Multiple, with 2.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.35%.

Ocean Springs Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.22%
High School11.86%
Some College6.09%
Bachelors or Greater3.34%

Ocean Springs Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed20.78%
Male Unemployed8.26%
Female Employed6.94%
Male Employed2.42%

Ocean Springs Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ocean Springs Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$72,500$92,694
Families$97,522$113,352
Married Families$107,844$-999,999,999
Non Families$40,983$55,956

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ocean Springs Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Ocean Springs Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ocean Springs 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 35-44.

Ocean Springs Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ocean Springs Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,175

Number of Veterans

1,813

Male Veterans

362

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War793
Vietnam681
Second Gulf War650
Korea120
World War II34

Ocean Springs Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 64673
35 to 54607
75+443
65 to 74385
18 to 3467

Ocean Springs Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,75415.3%
Black29426.16%
2+ Races8711.63%
Hispanic496.46%
Other Race3922.16%
Native American1100%

Ocean Springs Veterans by Race

Ocean Springs Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ocean Springs Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Ocean Springs Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ocean Springs Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ocean Springs Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

46.13%

Born in Ocean Springs

94.65%

Native Born

5.35%

Foreign Born

1.38%

Non Citizen

3.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.65% of Ocean Springs residents were born in the United States, with 46.13% having been born in Mississippi. 1.38% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202919,4911180.61%
202819,3731190.62%
202719,2541180.62%
202619,1361190.63%
202519,0171180.62%
202418,8991190.63%
202318,7801180.63%
202218,6622371.29%
202118,42500%
202018,4256073.41%
201917,818-6-0.03%
201817,824800.45%
201717,7441420.81%
201617,602440.25%
201517,558370.21%
201417,5211160.67%
201317,40550.03%
201217,400-17-0.1%
201117,417370.21%
201017,3801550.9%
200017,2252,56717.51%
199014,6581541.06%
198014,5044,92451.4%
19709,5804,55590.65%
19605,0251,96764.32%
19503,0581,15860.95%
19401,90000%
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Ocean Springs Population by Year