StatisticOcean CityMarylandNational
Population density (sq mi)1,59762791
Median age56.238.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1814%44%43%
Speak English92%82%79%
Speak Spanish2%7%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Ocean City is 155% higher than Maryland
  • The median age in Ocean City is 47% higher than Maryland
  • In Ocean City 96.35% of the population is White
  • In Ocean City 1.85% of the population is Black
  • In Ocean City 0.78% of the population is Asian

Compare Ocean City, MD Demographics


      Ocean City population breakdown by race

      RaceOcean CityMarylandNational
      American Indian0.17%0.27%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
      Mixed race0.84%3.12%3.06%
      Other race0.01%3.67%4.75%
      In Ocean City, 4.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Ocean City age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Ocean City, MD demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).