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Time Zone: Oceana County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Hart is the Seat for Oceana County.

Oceana County was founded ? and was created by taking area from County.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Oceana had a population of 27,577 people. This is an increase of 2.62% since the last Census (which gave a population of 26,873 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Oceana represented 0.27% of the total population of Michigan, making it the state's 53rd most populous county (out of 83 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201026,570-1.13%-3.65% since 2009
200927,577+2.62%-0.71% since 2008
200827,774+3.35%-0.2% since 2007
200727,830+3.56% 
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200026,873The Last Census

More information can be found on the Oceana County Census Page for Oceana County.

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Below are some of the communities located in Oceana County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Oceana County):

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Hart   1,9061,9502.26% decrease  
Shelby   1,8801,9141.78% decrease  
Pentwater   9389582.09% decrease  
New Era   4544611.52% decrease  
Rothbury   4324163.85% increase  

Websites for Oceana County

Official Website:   www.oceana.mi.us/

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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