Ocean View, DE Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Ocean View, Delaware - Basic Facts

The Town of Ocean View had a population of 2,270 as of July 1, 2016. Ocean View ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Delaware. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ocean View is located at latitude 38.526 and longitude -75.1098 in Sussex County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Ocean View (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sussex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.

The Town of Ocean View (GNIS ID: 2391342) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Delaware is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Ocean View is located within Selbyville-Frankford Division of Sussex County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ocean View population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ocean View: Halls Store, Hall's Store.


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Ocean View, DE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,270
Population in Households 2,268
Population in Familes 1,791
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 859
Diversity Index2 19
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,033
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 685
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,211 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 842 (38.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 191 ( 8.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,178 (53.3%)
Median Home Value $375,495
Average Home Value $411,062
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $66,435
Average Household Income $90,523
Per Capita Income $40,768
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.04% 2.09%
Households 2.45% 1.85%
Families 1.79% 1.78%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   1.76%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Ocean View, DE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ocean View to the other 77 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Delaware by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 37 53rd
Population Density1 # 63 19th
Diversity Index2 # 70 10th
Median Household Income # 25 69th
Per Capita Income # 17 79th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Delaware Census Data Comparison Tool.