West Ocean City median real estate price is $266,317, which is more expensive than 42.9% of the neighborhoods in Maryland and 66.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in West Ocean City is currently $1,817, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 76.8% of the neighborhoods in Maryland.
West Ocean City is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Berlin, Maryland. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).
West Ocean City real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the West Ocean City neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in West Ocean City. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 48.9%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 98.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (42.5%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.