West Ocean City, Maryland Population 2020

4,319

West Ocean City is a city located in Maryland. West Ocean City has a 2020 population of 4,319. West Ocean City is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -1.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,375 in 2010. West Ocean City reached it's highest population of 4,633 in 2013.

The average household income in West Ocean City is $83,283 with a poverty rate of 6.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,176 per month, and the median house value is $299,200. The median age in West Ocean City is 45.1 years, 40 years for males, and 49.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 112.9 males.

West Ocean City Demographics

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

  • White: 88.21%
  • Black or African American: 4.93%
  • Two or more races: 2.62%
  • Asian: 2.22%
  • Native American: 1.62%
  • Other race: 0.39%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of West Ocean City, Maryland is 4,319, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,319.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,375.

West Ocean City, Maryland Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,81088.21%
Black or African American2134.93%
Two or More Races1132.62%
Asian962.22%
American Indian and Alaska Native701.62%
Some Other Race170.39%

West Ocean City Population Pyramid 2020

West Ocean City Median Age

45.1


Total

40


Male

49.1


Female

West Ocean City Adults

There are 3,531 adults, (953 of whom are seniors) in West Ocean City.

West Ocean City Age Dependency

67.5

Age Dependency Ratio

37

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Child Dependency Ratio

West Ocean City Sex Ratio

Female

2,029

46.98%

Male

2,290

53.02%

West Ocean City Households and Families

West Ocean City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

West Ocean City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.3%12.7%
All71.5%28.5%
Female67%33%
Non Family60.7%39.3%
Male21.3%78.7%

71.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8272.3671.5
Married8253.0187.3
Non Family8121.3560.7
Female1153.0667
Male75521.3

3.08

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

8.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

West Ocean City Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade772.36%
9th to 12th Grade2026.18%
High School Graduate1,10933.96%
Some College55817.09%
Associates Degree2487.59%
Bachelors Degree72822.29%
Graduate Degree34410.53%

West Ocean City Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,9292,701987
Black14612572
Native American707013
Hispanic4818
Asian4242
Multiple Races3131
Other Race9

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 49.32%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,316$27,255$33,553
Less Than High School$$24,702$53,125
High School Grad$22,071$22,266$15,893
Some College$26,546$25,370$27,194
Bachelors Degree$43,810$46,250$42,976
Graduate Degree$47,112$$51,250

$29,316

Average Earnings

$27,255

Average Male

$33,553

Average Female

West Ocean City Language

West Ocean City Language by Age

West Ocean City Language

92.77% of West Ocean City residents speak only English, while 7.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.06% of the population.

West Ocean City Poverty

West Ocean City Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,7092055.53%
Asian967578.13%
Black213125.63%
Hispanic11310.88%

6.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.78%

Male Poverty Rate

4.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Ocean City

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Ocean City is Asian, with 78.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Ocean City is Hispanic, with 0.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.33%.

Name Poverty
High School6.87%
Bachelors or Greater4.39%
Some College4.22%
Less Than High School0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.64%
Male Unemployed23.91%
Male Employed4.80%
Female Employed4.50%

West Ocean City Income

West Ocean City Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$60,733$83,283
Families$74,844$94,639
Married Families$79,609-
Non Families$37,292$67,202

West Ocean City Marital Status

West Ocean City Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

51.5%

Female Marriage Rate

West Ocean City Married by Age and Sex

West Ocean City 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.

West Ocean City Marital Status by Race

West Ocean City Veterans

281

Number of Veterans

274

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam97
Second Gulf War59
Korea49
First Gulf War49
World War II9
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7493
75+69
55 to 6447
35 to 5443
18 to 3429
Name Veterans % of Total
White2688.38%
Black138.02%

$West Ocean City Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Ocean City Employment Status

62.4%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

West Ocean City 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

52.95%

Born in Maryland

94.33%

Native Born

5.67%

Foreign Born

1.97%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.33% of West Ocean City residents were born in the United States, with 52.95% having been born in Maryland. 1.97% 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
20204,3190.00%
20194,3190.00%
20184,3192004.86%
20174,119-80-1.91%
20164,199-355-7.80%
20154,554-32-0.70%
20144,586-47-1.01%
20134,6332856.55%
20124,348-104-2.34%
20114,452771.76%
20104,3750.00%