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Ocean Springs is a city in Jackson County, in the Pascagoula metro area.
The community was named for its location on the Gulf of Mexico
The latitude of Ocean Springs is 30.411N. The longitude is -88.827W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 23 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 17,443.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Ocean Springs demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jackson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Biloxi-Gulfport area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 39564 ZIP code.
14% of Ocean Springs residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ocean Springs ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ocean Springs was $22,923, compared with $21,587 nationally.
31% of Ocean Springs residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Ocean Springs, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $523. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $939.
Libraries in Ocean Springs include Ocean Springs Municipal Library ... View libraries
Jackson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ocean Springs political report.
The average commute time for Ocean Springs workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Ocean Springs between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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