Ocean Shores, WA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 3,177 housing units in Ocean Shores. This represents a 51.2% growth from 2,101 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,263 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 914 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Ocean Shores is about 74.6%. Ocean Shores's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 43.4%. Average household size is 2.11 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Ocean Shores were built after 1987.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.30%
One Bedroom10.40%
Two Bedrooms38.40%
Three Bedrooms44.80%
Four Bedrooms3.60%
Five Bedrooms or more0.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2
Median year structure was built1988
Median Value of occupied units$139,600
Median Price asked for vacant units$87,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.43
Median year structure was built1985
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$482

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage3.70%
Home Equity Loan2.70%
Simple Mortgage52.70%
Debt Free41%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.8%