For population 25 years and over in West Ocean City:
For population 15 years and over in West Ocean City CDP:
274 residents are foreign born (2.2% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,286 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vineland, NJ (79.4 miles , pop. 56,271).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (105.4 miles , pop. 651,154).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (115.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Ocean Pines, MD (2.0 miles ), Ocean City, MD (2.1 miles ), Berlin, MD (2.3 miles ), Bishopville, MD (2.9 miles ), Fenwick Island, DE (3.0 miles ), Newark, MD (3.1 miles ), Selbyville, DE (3.2 miles ), Whaleyville, MD (3.3 miles) .
Latitude: 38.34 N, Longitude: 75.11 W
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Average climate in West Ocean City, Maryland
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
West Ocean City-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Maryland state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 38.4 miles away from the West Ocean City place center caused $150,000 in damages.
On 8/12/1955, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 13.7 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:West Ocean City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Maryland state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 84.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Worcester County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.5%
(4.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 87.8% for Black residents, 62.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for West Ocean City CDP (based on Worcester County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.21%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 19
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 19
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Number of full-service restaurants: 151
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10.52% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($49,826 average adjusted gross income)
2.47% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,612 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.84% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,488 average adjusted gross income)
0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($269 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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