Ocean View, Delaware

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Population in 2017: 2,106 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +109.3%
Males: 1,067  (50.7%)
Females: 1,039  (49.3%)
Median resident age:

62.0 years
Delaware median age:

40.1 years

Zip codes: 19970.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $75,094 (it was $47,500 in 2000)
Ocean View:

$75,094
DE:

$62,852

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $46,466 (it was $27,188 in 2000)

Ocean View town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $407,843 (it was $146,900 in 2000)
Ocean View:

$407,843
DE:

$252,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $472,951; detached houses: $478,285; townhouses or other attached units: $279,206

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,177.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ocean View: 86.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.8%
(4.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 57.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.5% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Ocean View, DE (2010)
    • 1,78294.7%White alone
    • 512.7%Hispanic
    • 221.2%Asian alone
    • 130.7%Black alone
    • 120.6%Two or more races
    • 10.05%American Indian alone
    • 10.05%Other race alone

Races in Ocean View detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Delaware and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Ocean View, Delaware as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ocean View is 218 to 1.


Crime rates in Ocean View by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(90.3)
2
(180.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(52.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.2)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(273.2)
5
(451.7)
2
(180.3)
2
(177.9)
2
(174.1)
1
(84.9)
1
(52.6)
1
(51.7)
2
(101.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(49.5)
3
(144.6)
3
(141.7)
2
(93.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
14
(1,275)
14
(1,265)
12
(1,082)
16
(1,423)
18
(1,567)
18
(1,528)
25
(1,315)
22
(1,138)
37
(1,876)
16
(774.4)
11
(544.0)
9
(433.7)
7
(330.7)
7
(326.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
19
(1,730)
18
(1,626)
18
(1,623)
20
(1,779)
21
(1,828)
21
(1,783)
20
(1,052)
20
(1,035)
25
(1,268)
17
(822.8)
17
(840.8)
20
(963.9)
20
(944.7)
17
(792.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(91.1)
2
(180.7)
1
(90.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(91.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(87.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)220.4330.6328.2206.4217.6195.2186.7131.4202.3129.781.697.8127.173.2

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City-data.com crime index in Ocean View, DE

Crime rate in Ocean View detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.13
Delaware average:

2.35
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Ancestries: Irish (16.3%), Italian (15.8%), German (10.3%), Polish (10.0%), American (7.5%), English (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 14 feet

Land area: 2.03 square miles.

Population density: 1,036 people per square mile   (low).

Ocean View, Delaware map

185 residents are foreign born (7.2% Latin America, 0.9% Europe).

This town:

8.3%
Delaware:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,439 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,702 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vineland, NJ (65.1 miles , pop. 56,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (97.5 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (100.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Millville, DE (1.0 miles ),
Bethany Beach, DE (1.4 miles ),
South Bethany, DE (1.7 miles ),
Fenwick Island, DE (2.5 miles ),
Long Neck, DE (2.5 miles ),
Frankford, DE (2.8 miles ),
Dagsboro, DE (2.8 miles ),
Bishopville, MD (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 38.54 N, Longitude: 75.10 W

Area code: 302

Distribution of median household income in Ocean View, DE in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ocean View, DE in 2017

Property values in Ocean View, DE

Ocean View satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Delaware:

3.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +236 (+30.6%).
Most common industries in Ocean View, DE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (11.5%)
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (10.1%)
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (21.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.1%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (15.7%)
  • Educational services (15.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Ocean View, DE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (11.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.6%)
  • Registered nurses (5.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (14.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.2%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
  • Cashiers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (10.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.1%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.2%)

Average climate in Ocean View, Delaware

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.6. This is better than average.

City:

56.6
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2014 was 2.55. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.55
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.112. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.112
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.5
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Ocean View-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Delaware state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/12/1955, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.6 miles away from the Ocean View town center injured one person and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 41.3 miles away from the town center caused $150,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ocean View-area historical earthquake activity is near Delaware state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 133.6 miles away from Ocean View center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 166.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 132.8 miles away from Ocean View center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 260.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 346.9 miles away from Ocean View center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 376.4 miles away from Ocean View center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sussex County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 5, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ocean View topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ocean View:

  • ATLANTIC SHORES REHABILITATION AND HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MILLSBORO, DE)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE REHOBOTH (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; REHOBOTH BEACH, DE)
  • DELAWARE HOSPICE SOUTHERN DIVISION (Hospital, about 16 miles away; LEWES, DE)
  • BERLIN NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; BERLIN, MD)
  • ATLANTIC GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; BERLIN, MD)
  • ATLANTIC GENERAL HOSP COMP CARE UNIT (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; BERLIN, MD)
  • DAVITA - BERLIN DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; BERLIN, MD)

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

  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 20 miles; Georgetown, DE; Full-time enrollment: 3,159)
  • Wor-Wic Community College (about 25 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 2,256)
  • Salisbury University (about 31 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 8,375)
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 40 miles; Princess Anne, MD; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Delaware State University (about 51 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 4,087)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 52 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 2,239)
  • Cumberland County College (about 63 miles; Vineland, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,898)

Public elementary/middle school in Ocean View:

  • LORD BALTIMORE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 120 ATLANTIC AVENUE, Grades: PK-5)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ocean View: Bear Trap Dunes Golf Course (A), Ocean View Police Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ocean View include: Church of Christ (A), Mariners Bethel United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Ocean View Presbyterian Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Ocean View: West Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Ebe W. Tunnell - Politician, George S. Williams - Politician, J. William Williams - Football player and coach.

Sussex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ocean View and their reported violations in the past:

BAYSHORE MOBILE HOME PARK (Address: 30145 Bayshore Rd , Population served: 1,608, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUN-2009 and AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-29-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-29-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-15-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-03-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-24-2009), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-24-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-29-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-30-2008), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-30-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-01-2008), St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-24-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-20-2006), St Public Notif issued (JUL-20-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-26-2006), St Public Notif issued (MAY-26-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-29-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-08-2005), St Public Notif issued (JUN-08-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2005)
PINE TREE CAMPSITES (Population served: 576, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-22-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2013)
CEDAR SHORES CONDO ASSOCIATION (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Non-Acute MRDL - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-06-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-06-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-16-2010)
  • Non-Acute MRDL - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-09-2009), St Public Notif requested (JAN-09-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-16-2010)
HOCKERS SUPER CENTER (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-08-2013), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-08-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-15-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-09-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-09-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-15-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-16-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-16-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-15-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-21-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-21-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-15-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-20-2012), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-20-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-03-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-10-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-31-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-21-2011)
  • 2 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-22-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2013)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-22-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2013)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JUL-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-19-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2012)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JUL-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-12-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-12-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-23-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-23-2009), St Public Notif requested (JAN-12-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-12-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAR-19-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2013)
  • 5 other older monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ocean View that have no violations reported:

  • OCEAN VIEW WATER DEPARTMENT (Address: 2nd Floor , Population served: 2,688, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
  • QUILLENS POINT (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.1 people
Delaware:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

69.0%
Whole state:

67.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

3.6%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Banks with branches in Ocean View (2011 data):

  • Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB: Ocean View Branch at 69 Atlantic Avenue, branch established on 2009/06/08. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $4,281.1 mil, Deposits: $3,150.2 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices
  • Calvin B. Taylor Banking Company of Berlin, Maryland: Ocean View Delaware Branch at 50 Atlantic Avenue, branch established on 1998/05/22. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $412.6 mil, Deposits: $336.1 mil, headquarters in Berlin, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Calvin B. Taylor Bankshares, Inc.
  • Fulton Bank, National Association: Ocean View Branch at 60 Atlantic Avenue, branch established on 1981/10/01. Info updated 2010/12/30: Bank assets: $9,041.7 mil, Deposits: $6,700.3 mil, headquarters in Lancaster, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 122 total offices, Holding Company: Fulton Financial Corporation
  • First Shore Federal Savings and Loan Association: Atlantic Avenue Branch at Rt 26 Atlantic Avenue, branch established on 2003/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $316.6 mil, Deposits: $274.4 mil, headquarters in Salisbury, MD, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 8 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Ocean View:

Marital status in Ocean View, DE
  • Never married: 16.1%
  • Now married: 69.5%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

For population 25 years and over in Ocean View:

  • High school or higher: 96.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Delaware average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Ocean View
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ocean View, DE (based on Sussex County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic27,6817
Mainline Protestant23,803107
Evangelical Protestant16,640115
Black Protestant2,91421
Other6558
Orthodox2202
None125,232-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 45
Here:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Sussex County:

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
Here:

4.62 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 236
This county:

12.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.43 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Sussex County:

10.9%
Delaware:

9.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.9%
Delaware:

27.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

53.5%
Delaware:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ocean View:

49.1%
Delaware:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Ocean View:

27.8
Delaware:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ocean View:

15.3%
Delaware:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ocean View:

4.7%
State:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ocean View:

6.9
Delaware:

6.8

Overweight people:
Ocean View:

32.3%
State:

34.1%

General health condition:
Ocean View:

55.8%
State:

55.6%

Average condition of hearing:
Ocean View:

72.9%
Delaware:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ocean View, DE Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 4$18,677$56,0310$0
Other Government Administration 3$12,376$49,5042$3,339
Financial Administration 2$9,963$59,7780$0
Streets and Highways 2$5,420$32,5200$0
Police - Other 1$3,164$37,9681$0
Totals for Government 12$49,600$49,6003$3,339

Ocean View government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $729,000 ($346.15)
    General Public Buildings: $71,000 ($33.71)
    Water Utilities: $20,000 ($9.50)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $975,000 ($462.96)
    Central Staff Services: $635,000 ($301.52)
    Water Utilities: $219,000 ($103.99)
    General - Other: $190,000 ($90.22)
    Regular Highways: $187,000 ($88.79)
    Local Fire Protection: $153,000 ($72.65)
    Financial Administration: $149,000 ($70.75)
    Parks and Recreation: $119,000 ($56.51)
    General Public Buildings: $89,000 ($42.26)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $76,000 ($36.09)
    Health - Other: $8,000 ($3.80)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $6,000 ($2.85)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $116,000 ($55.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $70,000 ($33.24)
    Central Staff Services: $27,000 ($12.82)
    Health - Other: $14,000 ($6.65)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,161,000 ($551.28)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $178,000 ($84.52)

Ocean View government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $25,000 ($11.87)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $455,000 ($216.05)
    Fines and Forfeits: $33,000 ($15.67)
    Interest Earnings: $17,000 ($8.07)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.47)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $504,000 ($239.32)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $107,000 ($50.81)
    Highways: $100,000 ($47.48)
  • Tax - Property: $1,305,000 ($619.66)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $788,000 ($374.17)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $435,000 ($206.55)
    Other Selective Sales: $237,000 ($112.54)
    Public Utilities Sales: $62,000 ($29.44)

Ocean View government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,224,000 ($2005.70)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,163,000 ($1976.73)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $61,000 ($28.96)

Ocean View government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,413,000 ($2570.28)

6.81% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($79,777 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
Delaware average:

5.47%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($546 average AGI)
Sussex County:

0.05%
Delaware average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Kent County, DE  0.86% ($39,974 average AGI)
from New Castle County, DE  0.54% ($87,246)
from Wicomico County, MD  0.34% ($48,416)


4.46% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,221 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.46%
Delaware average:

5.02%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($608 average AGI)
Sussex County:

0.06%
Delaware average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Kent County, DE  0.78% ($33,254 average AGI)
to New Castle County, DE  0.38% ($47,441)
to Wicomico County, MD  0.34% ($29,498)
Businesses in Ocean View, DE
NameCountNameCount
Curves1UPS1
Papa John's Pizza1World Gym1

Strongest AM radio stations in Ocean View:

  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WTGM (960 AM; 10 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKHZ (1590 AM; 1 kW; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: RADIO BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ocean View:

  • WJNE (103.5 FM; BETHANY BEACH, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WOSC (95.9 FM; BETHANY BEACH, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSDL (90.7 FM; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WZEB (101.7 FM; OCEAN VIEW, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WLBW (92.1 FM; FENWICK ISLAND, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOCM (98.1 FM; SELBYVILLE, DE; Owner: IRIE RADIO, INC.)
  • WWFG (99.9 FM; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZBH (93.5 FM; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WQHQ (104.7 FM; OCEAN CITY-SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQJZ (97.1 FM; OCEAN PINES, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXJN (105.9 FM; LEWES, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGMD (92.7 FM; REHOBOTH BEACH, DE; Owner: RESORT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WRXS (106.9 FM; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: ATLANTIC RADIO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WOCQ (103.9 FM; BERLIN, MD; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WSCL (89.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WKDB (95.3 FM; LAUREL, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)

TV broadcast stations around Ocean View:

  • WBLP-LP (Channel 22; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: OCEAN 22 BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WEWE-LP (Channel 24; SUSSEX COUNTY, DE; Owner: OCEAN 60 BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WLWP-LP (Channel 4; MILLSBORO, ETC., DE; Owner: OCEAN 4 BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: WBOC, INC.)
  • WRAV-LP (Channel 8; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDPB (Channel 64; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WCPB (Channel 28; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W38BN (Channel 38; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY EDUCATIONAL B/CTING FOUND.)

Ocean View fatal accident list:

Jun 3, 2002 10:00 AM, Sr-26, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 2
Apr 4, 1993 02:35 PM, Dert26, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 295ft / 89.5mTotal length
  • $170,699,000Total costs
  • 51,156Total average daily traffic
  • 5,386Total average daily truck traffic
  • 52,532Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 361 County Road 66 (43847) (Lat: 38.528889 Lon: -75.086583), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 49.7 m, Call Sign: KNKN720
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 09/28/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Carol L TackerRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 38.535500 Lon: -75.108250, Call Sign: WQPT350,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.762 MHz, 457.762 MHz, Grant Date: 08/09/2012, Expiration Date: 08/09/2022, Certifier: Dan Weitzel, Registrant: Scott Communications, Inc., 2888 Bethlehem Pike, Hatfield, PA 19440, Phone: (215) 997-9500, Fax: (215) 822-8713, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • State Road 26 And West Street (Lat: 38.544000 Lon: -75.089056), Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: WLG690, Licensee ID: L01977046,
    Assigned Frequencies: 947.000 MHz, Grant Date: 04/07/1987, Expiration Date: 08/01/2022, Registrant: The Voice Radio, LLC, 17818 Cape Drive, Lewes, DE 19958

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ocean View)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3139D , Serial Number: 31937, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 08/07/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 02/13/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Michael R Scalera, 30660 Peaceful Ln, Ocean View, DE 19970
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3577Y , Serial Number: 18254477, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 12/21/1962, Certificate Issue Date: 07/21/2011
    Registrant (LLC): Clifton Oil & Gas LLC, 27 Atlantic Ave, Ocean View, DE 19970
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-31-350 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 162 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 549JB , Serial Number: 31-8052108, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 06/28/1982, Certificate Issue Date: 05/21/1999
    Registrant (LLC): Burbage Rogers LLC, 30529 Quillen Point Rd, Ocean View, DE 19970
  • Aircraft: NORTHWING TRIKE APACHE SPORT (Category: Sea, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 7399 , Serial Number: 74100, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 01/04/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 07/11/2014
    Registrant (Individual): George B Elliot, 38246 Yacht Basin Rd, Ocean View, DE 19970

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 20. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 28 took place in 2006, and the least - 10 in 2005. The data has a constant trend.
    Fire incident types in Ocean View, DE When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (55.8%), and Outside Fires (33.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ocean View, DE
    • 18955.8%Structure Fires
    • 11433.6%Outside Fires
    • 236.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 133.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ocean View, DE
Most common first names in Ocean View, DE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5775.9 years
William4174.0 years
Joseph2676.2 years
James2576.0 years
Robert2371.8 years
Charles2173.3 years
Richard2074.4 years
Mary2080.6 years
Margaret2076.4 years
Thomas1673.0 years
Most common last names in Ocean View, DE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Evans1984.9 years
Hudson1085.1 years
Murray1077.3 years
Rickards976.8 years
Hickman873.4 years
Johnson877.7 years
Hitchens874.0 years
Daisey781.0 years
Anderson771.0 years
Lewis770.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ocean View, DE
  • 55.7%Electricity
  • 23.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.8%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Other fuel
  • 2.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 0.6%Solar energy
  • 0.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ocean View, DE
  • 50.0%Electricity
  • 37.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.1%Utility gas


Ocean View compared to Delaware state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Ocean View on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Malaysia (population 500+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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