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West Ocean City
  • Town in Maryland

Report Card

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

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West Ocean City is a town in Maryland with a population of 4,310. West Ocean City is in Worcester County. Living in West Ocean City offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In West Ocean City there are a lot of bars, restaurants, and coffee shops. Many young professionals and retirees live in West Ocean City and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in West Ocean City are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$307,800
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,245
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    31%
  • Own
    69%
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West Ocean City Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  12%

Working in West Ocean City

Jobs
grade C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$68,519
National
$62,843

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