Ocean Shores, WA Population

Population: 3,836. Estimated population in July 2020: 4,467 (+16.4% change)
Males: 1,853 (48.3%), Females: 1,983 (51.7%)

Grays Harbor County

Zip code: 98569

Median resident age: 51.6 years
Median household income: $34,643
Median house value: $139,600

Races in Ocean Shores:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.6%)
  • American Indian (3.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
  • Black (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (21.2%), Irish (15.3%), English (14.4%), Norwegian (8.8%), United States (7.7%), Swedish (5.6%).

Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 8.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Ocean Shores

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ocean Shores city

  • Never married: 16.9%
  • Now married: 57.9%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 16.4%

4.3% Foreign born (1.7% Asia, 1.7% Europe, 0.7% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,529 (+66.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Ocean Shores:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ocean Shores:

  • ASTORIA REGIONAL (about 60 miles; ASTORIA, OR; Abbreviation: AST)
  • OLYMPIA (about 87 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; Abbreviation: OLM)
  • WILLIAM R FAIRCHILD INTL (about 92 miles; PORT ANGELES, WA; Abbreviation: CLM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ocean Shores:

  • OCEAN SHORES MUNI (about 3 miles; OCEAN SHORES, WA; Abbreviation: W04)
  • WESTPORT (about 8 miles; WESTPORT, WA; Abbreviation: 14S)
  • COPALIS STATE (about 11 miles; COPALIS, WA; Abbreviation: S16)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ocean Shores:

  • SOUTH PUGET SOUND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 80 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,908)
  • EVERGREEN STATE COLLEGE (about 82 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,749)
  • PENINSULA COLLEGE (about 94 miles; PORT ANGELES, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,374)
  • LOWER COLUMBIA COLLEGE (about 99 miles; LONGVIEW, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,237)
  • PIERCE COLLEGE AT FORT STEILACOOM (about 112 miles; LAKEWOOD, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,921)
  • OLYMPIC COLLEGE (about 113 miles; BREMERTON, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,889)
  • TACOMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 115 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,710)

Schools

Public high school in Ocean Shores:

  • NORTH BEACH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 198; Location: 336 STATE ROUTE 115; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Ocean Shores:

  • OCEAN SHORES ELEMENTARY (Students: 260; Location: 300 MT. OLYMPUS WAY; Grades: KG – 06)
  • NORTH BEACH MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 172; Location: 336 STATE ROUTE 109; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Ocean Shores:

  • OCEAN SHORES (Operating income: $206,062; Location: 573 PT. BROWN AVE. N.W.; 22,107 books; 279 audio materials; 803 video materials; 70 serial subscriptions)