West Ocean City demographics profile

StatisticWest Ocean CityMarylandNational
Population density (sq mi)1,11247491
Median age45.838.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1833%44%43%
Speak English93%82%79%
Speak Spanish3%7%13%
West Ocean City, MD has a population of 4,199 and is the 7,224th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,112 per sq mi which is 134% higher than the Maryland average and 1127% higher than the national average. The median age in West Ocean City is 46 which is approximately 20% higher than the Maryland average of 38. In West Ocean City, 54% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 93% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 56% of West Ocean City residents were born in Maryland, 38% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 5% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in West Ocean City is 134% higher than Maryland.
  • The median age in West Ocean City is 20% higher than Maryland.
  • In West Ocean City 90.19% of the population is White.
  • In West Ocean City 3.43% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In West Ocean City 1.74% of the population is Asian.

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West Ocean City population breakdown by race

RaceWest Ocean CityMarylandNational
Black or African American3.43%29.63%12.63%
American Indian0.21%0.27%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race3.76%3.12%3.06%
Other race0.67%3.67%4.75%
In West Ocean City, 2.9% 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.

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