West Ocean City employment information

IndexWest Ocean CityMarylandNational
Income per capita$35,685$36,670$28,555
Median household income$60,152$74,149$53,482
Median income owner occupied$77,772$93,724$68,142
Median income renter occupied$27,971$45,116$33,219
Median earnings male$23,716$45,763$36,116
Median earnings female$22,059$35,135$25,692
Unemployment rate3.1%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level13.8%10.0%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in West Ocean City is 25% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in West Ocean City is 12% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in West Ocean City is 47% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in West Ocean City is 11% lower than the national average.

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West Ocean City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.1%0.5%
Manufacturing sector2.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services3.2%1.8%
Wholesale & retail services12.0%11.0%
Public administration9.4%0.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.5%1.4%
Education, health & social services3.9%22.1%

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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%
West Ocean City, MD4,586$60,15212%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Michigan Center, MI4,586$37,09831%
South Bound Brook, NJ4,585$73,09437%
Pleasant Garden, NC4,585$61,56315%
Westlake, LA4,585$48,6579%
Smithville, TN4,587$29,76944%
West Ocean City, MD4,586$60,15212%
Source: The West Ocean City, MD employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.