Ocean City employment information

IndexOcean CityMarylandNational
Income per capita$53,397$36,670$28,555
Median household income$56,458$74,149$53,482
Median income owner occupied$62,089$93,724$68,142
Median income renter occupied$50,111$45,116$33,219
Median earnings male$38,660$45,763$36,116
Median earnings female$22,188$35,135$25,692
Unemployment rate5.7%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level6.1%10.0%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Ocean City is 87% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Ocean City is 6% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Ocean City is 2% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Ocean City is 61% lower than the national average.

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Ocean City median earnings by income bracket

Ocean City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.1%2.4%
Manufacturing sector3.2%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.8%2.3%
Wholesale & retail services17.5%15.1%
Public administration4.0%1.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.8%0.4%
Education, health & social services6.9%30.1%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Whaleyville, MD185$89,56367%
Ocean Pines, MD10,727$73,31037%
South Bethany, DE393$72,25035%
Newark, MD315$71,37533%
Ocean View, DE1,776$70,75732%
Ocean City, MD7,093$56,4586%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Kennedale, TX7,093$75,27841%
Hampton, GA7,092$43,51219%
Milton-Freewater, OR7,094$33,08238%
New London, WI7,091$47,88110%
Huron, OH7,095$51,7623%
Ocean City, MD7,093$56,4586%
Source: The Ocean City, MD employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.