Ocean Springs SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
8

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Ocean Springs, Mississippi Info Snack

Ocean Springs is a city in Jackson County, Mississippi, United States, approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) east of Biloxi and west of Gautier. It is part of the Pascagoula, Mississippi Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 17,225 at the 2000 U.S. Census. As of the 2010 U.S. Census, the city of Ocean Springs had a population of 17,442.
Population
17,514
Unemployment
6.7%
Poverty
9.4%
Median Home
$158,000
Median Income
$55,935
Median Rent
$902

Rankings for Ocean Springs in Mississippi

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3

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Population 11,150

4

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Population 7,209

5

St. Martin, MS
Population 8,242

6

Gautier, MS
Population 18,555

7

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Population 21,935

8

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Population 45,328

9

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10

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Map Of Ocean Springs, MS

Population over time in Ocean Springs

Year Population % Change
2017 17,514 -0.2%
2016 17,547 0.1%
2015 17,528 0.5%
2014 17,446 -0.2%
2013 17,474 0.3%
2012 17,420 0.2%
2011 17,379 0.7%
2010 17,258 -

Crime in Ocean Springs Per 100k

Crime Ocean Springs MS USA
Violent Crime 180.8 285.7 382.9
Murder 11.3 8.2 5.3
Robbery 56.5 69.4 98.0
Aggravated Assault 96.1 171.5 248.9
Property Crime 3791.4 2733.9 2362.0
Burglary 469.0 828.1 430.4
Larceny 3062.5 1750.6 1694.0
Car Theft 259.9 155.2 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Ocean Springs

White
76.8% (13,456)
African American
8.5% (1,480)
American Indian
0.0% (8)
Asian
3.6% (634)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.1% (366)
Hispanic
9.0% (1,570)
Race Ocean Springs MS USA
White 76.8% 57.0% 61.5%
African American 8.5% 37.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 3.6% 1.0% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.1% 1.1% 2.3%
Hispanic 9.0% 3.0% 17.6%

Household Income For Ocean Springs, Mississippi

Less than $10,000
5.1% (89,321)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.0% (52,542)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.0% (192,654)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.1% (176,891)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.1% (264,461)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.5% (288,981)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.3% (215,422)
$100,000 to $149,999
17.1% (299,489)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.1% (71,807)
$200,000 or more
5.7% (99,829)
Income Ocean Springs MS USA
Less than $10,000 5.1% 10.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.0% 7.3% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.0% 13.2% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.1% 11.5% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.1% 14.1% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.5% 17.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.3% 10.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 17.1% 9.7% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.1% 3.0% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 5.7% 2.4% 6.3%

Gender in Ocean Springs

Female
53.9% (9,441)
Male
46.1% (8,072)
Gender Ocean Springs MS USA
Female 53.9% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 46.1% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Ocean Springs for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (524)
9-12th Grade
4.4% (764)
High School / GED
23.8% (4,166)
Some College
20.9% (3,664)
Associate's Degree
9.9% (1,737)
Bachelor's Degree
22.9% (4,017)
Master's Degree
10.6% (1,863)
Professional Degree
3.2% (561)
Doctorate Degree
1.2% (213)
Education Ocean Springs MS USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 5.6% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 4.4% 11.0% 7.2%
High School / GED 23.8% 30.4% 27.3%
Some College 20.9% 22.6% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 9.9% 9.1% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 22.9% 13.3% 19.1%
Master's Degree 10.6% 5.7% 8.4%
Professional Degree 3.2% 1.3% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.2% 1.0% 1.4%

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