Ocean Shores employment information

IndexOcean ShoresWashingtonNational
Income per capita$24,239$32,999$29,829
Median household income$36,950$62,848$55,322
Median income owner occupied$41,489$79,796$70,586
Median income renter occupied$29,604$41,061$35,192
Median earnings male$19,408$41,953$36,919
Median earnings female$16,500$27,576$26,250
Unemployment rate7.5%4.3%4.7%
Poverty level10.2%12.7%15.1%
The Ocean Shores, WA employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Ocean Shores is $24,239, which is 27% lower than than the Washington average and 19% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $36,950, which is 41% lower than than the Washington average and 33% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Ocean Shores is 7%, which is 60% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Ocean Shores is 10% which is 32% lower than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$24,630$36,950$73,900
City
$41,894$62,848$125,696
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Ocean Shores is 19% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Ocean Shores is 33% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Ocean Shores is 60% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Ocean Shores is 32% lower than the national average.

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Ocean Shores employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry2.9%0.0%
Manufacturing sector10.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%2.2%
Wholesale & retail services2.2%11.5%
Public administration8.8%13.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.4%1.8%
Education, health & social services4.8%14.1%
Other62.4%54.5%

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Cohassett Beach, WA656$38,58630%
Hoquiam, WA8,434$37,62832%
Ocean Shores, WA5,673$36,95033%

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Pana, IL5,673$36,21035%
Bath, NY5,674$33,55839%
Mena, AR5,674$29,47147%
Palm Springs North, FL5,671$73,06832%
Las Flores, CA5,671$122,331121%
Ocean Shores, WA5,673$36,95033%
Source: The Ocean Shores, WA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).