Ocean City Worcester County, Maryland

Ocean City: Town in Worcester County, Maryland, United States

Ocean City locator map
Location of Ocean City on Maryland map.


Ocean City is a town located in the county of Worcester in the U.S. state of Maryland. Its population at the 2010 census was 7,102 and a population density of 292 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 6,913 inhabitants.

The town was created 146 years ago in 1874.

Ocean City MD beach looking north from pier. image
Ocean City MD beach looking north from pier.
Ocean City MD beach looking north from pier. image


Ocean City is located at 38°20'11"N 75°5'6"W (38.3365000, -75.0849100).

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Ocean City forecast: A slight chance of rain showers after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. more

Ocean City Quick Facts

Population : 6,913 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Maryland (United States)
County : Worcester County
Postal code : 21842–21843
Area : 24.3 km2
Altitude : 7 feet / 2 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1875 (146 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 15:23:23 (22nd October 2021)
Density : 284 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.73% (2010-2020)
Weather : 70℉ Slight Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

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According to census records, the population of Ocean City decreased by 2.73% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1960 983 - 1960 United States Census
1970 1,493 34.16% 1970 United States Census
1980 4,946 69.81% 1980 United States Census
1990 5,146 3.89% 1990 United States Census
2000 7,173 28.26% 2000 United States Census
2010 7,102 -1% census
2011 7,096 -0.08% estimation process
2012 7,082 -0.2% estimation process
2013 7,066 -0.23% estimation process
2014 7,057 -0.13% estimation process
2015 7,022 -0.5% estimation process
2016 6,979 -0.62% estimation process
2017 6,961 -0.26% estimation process
2018 6,942 -0.27% estimation process
2019 6,944 0.03% estimation process
2020 6,913 -0.45% estimation process

Ocean City zip code is 21842. County name: Worcester, County fips: 24047

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People born in Ocean City (2)

People born in Ocean City, including Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Charles Calhoun, filmmaker John Chester, you can see a list of people who born in Ocean City.

Schools in Ocean City

College & universities near Ocean City, MD

Code Name City ZIP
449472 Delaware Learning Institute of Cosmetology Dagsboro (DE) 19939

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Ocean City, MD

Code Name Address Type
OCM Ocean City, MD 12848 Ocean Gateway BUS
OCP Ocean Pines, MD 11011 Manklin Creek Road BUS
SLY Salisbury, Maryland 350 Cypress St. BUS
SLS Salisbury (BayRunner Shuttle), Maryland 547E Riverside Drive BUS
CDE Cambridge, Maryland 100 Heron Boulevard BUS

Post offices near Ocean City

Post Office Name City ZIP
Ocean City Finan Post Office Ocean City (MD) 21842

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Worcester County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Worcester County , MD.

City Name Population Title
Ocean Pines 11,710 Census designated place
Berlin 4,940 Town in Maryland, United States
West Ocean City 4,375 Census designated place in Worcester County, Maryland, United States
Pocomoke City 4,088 City in Maryland
Snow Hill 2,046 Town in Maryland, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Ocean City distances to largest Maryland cities