Ocean Shores, WA

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Ocean Shores Profile


Overview

Ocean Shores is a somewhat small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Washington. With a population of 5,699 people and just one neighborhood, Ocean Shores is the 124th largest community in Washington.

Occupations and Workforce

Ocean Shores is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.71% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Ocean Shores is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Ocean Shores who work in food service (17.33%), office and administrative support (14.36%), and teaching (11.55%).

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.78% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.


Setting & Lifestyle

Another notable thing is that Ocean Shores is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the city experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller city.

It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Ocean Shores has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Ocean Shores has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Ocean Shores than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Ocean Shores may be for you.

One of the nice things about Ocean Shores is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

Ocean Shores is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Ocean Shores Demographics

In terms of college education, Ocean Shores is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.81% of adults 25 and older in Ocean Shores have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Ocean Shores in 2010 was $26,001, which is middle income relative to Washington, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $104,004 for a family of four. However, Ocean Shores contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Ocean Shores home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ocean Shores residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Ocean Shores include English, Irish, Norwegian, and French .

The most common language spoken in Ocean Shores is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Ocean Shores 0.101011101001110
Washington 2.84

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Ocean Shores 0.101011101001110
Washington 34.64

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Washington 56

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

HOQUIAM SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Washington

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Better than of WA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to WA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Hoquiam Homelink School
2500 Simpson Ave
Hoquiam, WA, 98550
KG-12
Emerson Elementary School
101 W Emerson
Hoquiam, WA, 98550
KG-01
Lincoln Elementary School
700 Wood
Hoquiam, WA, 98550
PK-03
Hoquiam Middle School
200 Spencer
Hoquiam, WA, 98550
06-08
Hoquiam High School
501 W. Emerson
Hoquiam, WA, 98550
09-12
Central Elementary School
310 Simpson Avenue
Hoquiam, WA, 98550
04-05

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 68.8% 45.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 60.6% 38.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.3% 7.2%

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NORTH BEACH SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to Washington

(10 is best)

Better than of WA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to WA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
North Beach Junior High School
336 State Route 109
Ocean Shores, WA, 98569
07-08
Pacific Beach Elementary School
11 Fourth Street
Pacific Beach, WA, 98571
KG-06
Ocean Shores Elementary School
300 Mt. Olympus Way
Ocean Shores, WA, 98569
KG-06
North Beach Senior High School
336 State Route 115
Ocean Shores, WA, 98569
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 74.1% 45.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 67.7% 38.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.4% 7.2%

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