Ocean Springs, Mississippi

Population 17,420

Ocean Springs is located in Jackson County, MS. The population is 17,420, making Ocean Springs the 3rd largest city in Jackson County.

There are 11 public schools in Ocean Springs with an average Homefacts rating of A. The total crime rate for Ocean Springs is moderate , and there are 50 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Ocean Springs is high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Ocean Springs property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Ocean Springs include Gulf Hills, Gulf Park Estates and St. Martin.

Ocean Springs Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Excellent
  • No High School Diploma: 7.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 53.6%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 38.7%

Crime Rate

30.8% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 260
  • Violent Crimes: 181
  • Robbery: 57
  • Burglary: 469
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

15.13% Higher than national avg.
  • 50 offenders in Ocean Springs
  • 28.70 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

83 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 1
  • Registered Polluters: 2
  • Superfunds: 5
  • Tanks & Spills: 75

Unemployment

High 5.4%
  • Mississippi unemployment average: 4.8%
  • National unemployment average: 3.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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11 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 11 K-12 public schools in Ocean Springs, MS and 2 private schools. Homefacts rates Ocean Springs's schools as Excellent, with an overall A rating.
2 Private Schools

First Baptist Early Education Center

St Alphonsus School

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1 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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50 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$179,000 compared to March 2018
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    15.2%
  • Rented
    22.9%
  • Owned
    62%

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

70 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Ocean Springs, MS issued 70 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 70 permits, 54 were issued for single family homes and 16 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Ocean Springs, MS issued 31 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Ocean Springs, MS
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $670
  • 1 Bedroom: $685
  • 2 Bedrooms: $785
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,145
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,385

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Environmental Hazards

83 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
    in Ocean Springs, MS
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  • Registered Polluters
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  • Superfunds
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  • Tanks & Spills
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality MODERATE (127/142)
    Ocean Springs, MS has 89.44% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Ocean Springs, MS is a green zone.
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  • UV Index VERY HIGH 7.06 Average
    Ocean Springs, MS is a very high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 51.12°
  • February 53.78°
  • March 60.7°
  • April 66.63°
  • May 73.5°
  • June 80.74°
  • July 81.57°
  • August 81°
  • September 77.78°
  • October 67.05°
  • November 57.5°
  • December 53.57°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Ocean Springs, MS

Earthquakes
Ocean Springs, MS has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Ocean Springs, MS has a very high risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Ocean Springs, MS has a very low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Ocean Springs, MS has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Ocean Springs, MS: $54,264

Unemployment

Unemployment in Ocean Springs is 5.4%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 4.8% and 3.6% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 34.81%
White Collar - 65.19%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Phil Bryant
  • Sen. Thad Cochran
  • Sen. Roger F. Wicker

City Representatives

  • Steven Palazzo

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

3 Cemeteries view all

20 FCC Towers view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Ocean Springs, MS

1 Library view all

2 Police Stations view all

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