Demographics

People

Total Population2,198
Male Share of the Population48.4%
Female Share of the Population51.6%
Senior Citizens41.6%
Employed Population 16+957
Age of the Population61

Families

% of people married67.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher21.9%
Median Earnings25+$42,500
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$33,409

Wealth

Median Family Income$103,472
% Above Poverty Level92.1%
% Below Poverty Level7.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time32 minutes
% Working from Home16.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.4%
% Using Public Transportation1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone28%
Median Gross Rent$1,346
Median House Value$336,100

Ancestry

German26%
Irish20.4%
Italian14%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.9%
Polish11.6%
English11.3%
Scottish4.4%
Ukrainian2%
Portuguese1.8%
French Except Basque1.5%
Slovak1.5%
Swedish1.4%
Dutch1.3%
Lithuanian1.1%
Czech1%
Welsh0.9%
Greek0.7%
Russian0.6%
Latvian0.6%
Finnish0.6%
Hungarian0.5%
Danishn0.5%
Canadian0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Croatian0.2%
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Ocean View Almanac

CategoryValue
County Sussex County
Standard Zip Codes19970, 19967
Phone Area Codes302
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude38.54
Approximate Longitude-75.09

Ocean View Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationLEWES
Distance15.5 miles
Jan Temp28 to 45 F
Apr Temp44 to 65 F
Jul Temp68 to 86 F
Oct Temp50 to 69 F
Annual Precip46 inches
StationGEORGETOWN 5 SW
Distance20.4 miles
Jan Temp25 to 44 F
Apr Temp41 to 64 F
Jul Temp65 to 87 F
Oct Temp45 to 68 F
Annual Precip45.3 inches
StationSNOW HILL 4 N
Distance26.8 miles
Jan Temp27 to 47 F
Apr Temp43 to 68 F
Jul Temp66 to 88 F
Oct Temp46 to 71 F
Annual Precip46.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bethany Beach1,006$99,167
Dagsboro856$69,167
Fenwick Island461$101,000
Frankford984$62,500
Millville1,877$73,750
Selbyville2,252$69,167

Ocean View Public Schools

Lord Baltimore Elementary School
120 Atlantic Avenue
ZIP: 19970
(302) 537-2700
Primary
Total Enrollment 662
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