Ocean View, Delaware Population 2024

3,030

Ocean View is a city located in Sussex County Delaware. Ocean View has a 2024 population of 3,030. Ocean View is currently growing at a rate of 3.1% annually and its population has increased by 14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,658 in 2020.

The average household income in Ocean View is $98,530 with a poverty rate of 11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ocean View is 63.8 years, 64.6 years for males, and 63.7 years for females.

Ocean View Demographics

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

  • White: 92.07%
  • Two or more races: 3.65%
  • Black or African American: 1.84%
  • Asian: 1.24%
  • Native American: 0.6%
  • Other race: 0.6%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,093.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
14% (372)
The current population of Ocean View, Delaware is 3,030 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,658.

Ocean View, Delaware Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,44992.07%
Two or more races973.65%
Black or African American491.84%
Asian331.24%
Native American160.6%
Other race160.6%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Ocean View Population by Race

Ocean View Population Pyramid 2024

Ocean View Median Age

63.8

Total

64.6

Male

63.7

Female

Ocean View Adults

There are 2,407 adults, (1,263 of whom are seniors) in Ocean View.

Ocean View Age Dependency

132.5

Age Dependency Ratio

110.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Ocean View Sex Ratio

Female1,52157.18%
Male1,13942.82%

Ocean View Population by Age

Ocean View Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,2772.08946
Married8422.2995.64.4
Non Family3381.293.56.5
Female682.941000
Male294.3141.458.6
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2.34

Average Family Size

2.08

Average Household Size

94.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ocean View Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ocean View Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ocean View Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Ocean View Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$51,908

Average Earnings

$61,958

Average Male

$37,115

Average Female

Ocean View Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ocean View Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ocean View Language

95.44% of Ocean View residents speak only English, while 4.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.46% of the population.

Ocean View Language

Ocean View Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,42728811.87%
Native16318.75%
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11%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.13%

Male Poverty Rate

10.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ocean View

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ocean View is Native, with 18.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ocean View is White, with 11.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 5%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.91%.

Ocean View Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School38.06%
Some College3.83%
Bachelors or Greater3.62%
Less Than 9th Grade
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Ocean View Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed28.57%
Female Employed2.49%
Male Employed2.34%
Female Unemployed
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Ocean View Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ocean View Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ocean View Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

67.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

75.8%

Male Marriage Rate

60.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Ocean View Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ocean View 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 View Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ocean View Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

323

Number of Veterans

320

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

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Ocean View Veterans by War

count

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Ocean View Veterans by Age

count

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Ocean View Veterans by Race

Ocean View Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

33.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ocean View Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

38.2%

Labor Force Participation

37.6%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

Ocean View Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ocean View Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ocean View 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

14.66%

Born in Ocean View

95.23%

Native Born

4.77%

Foreign Born

0.15%

Non Citizen

4.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.23% of Ocean View residents were born in the United States, with 14.66% having been born in Delaware. 0.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Ocean View Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,485912.68%
20283,394912.76%
20273,303912.83%
20263,212912.92%
20253,121913%
20243,030913.1%
20232,939913.2%
20222,848913.3%
20212,757993.72%
20202,65847321.65%
20192,185472.2%
20182,138512.44%
20172,087462.25%
20162,041442.2%
20151,997391.99%
20141,958381.98%
20131,920311.64%
20121,889261.4%
20111,863241.31%
20101,839
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Ocean View Population by Year