Ocean City is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Ocean City Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Okaloosa County at latitude 30.441 and longitude -86.6136. Okaloosa County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 10 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Ocean City Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 1.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0.5 sq. miles.Photos of the local Ocean City, FL area
|Population in Households||5,729|
|Population in Familes||4,201|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.31|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||2,837 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,258 (44.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,223 (43.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||356 (12.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$171,021|
|Average Home Value||$240,298|
|Median Household Income||$42,213|
|Average Household Income||$54,088|
|Per Capita Income||$23,556|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.06%|
|Per Capita Income||2.53%|
The table below compares Ocean City to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 424||54th|
|Population Density1||# 182||80th|
|Diversity Index2||# 343||63rd|
|Median Household Income||# 471||49th|
|Per Capita Income||# 453||51st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.