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Ocean Pines
  • Town in Maryland

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grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade C+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

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Ocean Pines is a town in Maryland with a population of 12,499. Ocean Pines is in Worcester County. Living in Ocean Pines offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Ocean Pines and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Ocean Pines are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$278,600
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,480
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    11%
  • Own
    89%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    65.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    179.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    399.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    8.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    4%
  • 25-34 years
    8%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    39%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  12%

Working in Ocean Pines

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$71,990
National
$62,843

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