Income/capita 47%
Household income 30%
Unemployment 18%
IndexOcean ViewDelawareNational
Income per capita$43,800$31,118$29,829
Median household income$72,070$61,017$55,322
Median income owner occupied$76,875$72,470$70,586
Median income renter occupied$53,889$38,152$35,192
Median earnings male$39,500$39,093$36,919
Median earnings female$25,446$30,154$26,250
Unemployment rate3.8%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level7.8%12.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Ocean View is 47% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Ocean View is 30% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Ocean View is 18% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Ocean View is 48% lower than the national average

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      Ocean View employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry17.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector2.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services1.7%9.3%
      Wholesale & retail services20.1%16.9%
      Public administration5.7%1.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.7%0.9%
      Education, health & social services18.8%30.1%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Henlopen Acres, DE159$158,750187%
      Rehoboth Beach, DE1,119$82,94150%
      South Bethany, DE424$74,46435%
      Bethany Beach, DE871$73,08832%
      Ocean Pines, MD11,676$67,48522%
      Ocean View, DE2,087$72,07030%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Carnegie, OK2,087$28,85948%
      Walkerton, IN2,087$42,84723%
      Decatur, MS2,087$36,90833%
      Oroville, WA2,087$30,24645%
      Detroit Beach, MI2,087$58,3716%
      Ocean View, DE2,087$72,07030%
      Source: The Ocean View, DE employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).