Farmingdale, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Farmingdale, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Farmingdale had a population of 8,261 as of July 1, 2016. Farmingdale ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Farmingdale is located at latitude 40.7328 and longitude -73.4465 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Farmingdale (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Nassau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 72 feet.

The Village of Farmingdale (GNIS ID: 2390834) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Farmingdale is located within Town of Oyster Bay, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nassau County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Farmingdale population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Farmingdale: Hardscrabble.

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Farmingdale, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,261
Population in Households 8,098
Population in Familes 6,207
Population in Group Qrtrs 163
Population Density1 7,371
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 3,333
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 1,984
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,496 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,129 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,204 (34.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 163 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $375,785
Average Home Value $414,450


Median Household Income $79,478
Average Household Income $103,320
Per Capita Income $42,289
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.14% 0.21%
Households 0.03% 0.16%
Families -0.14% 0.05%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Farmingdale, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Farmingdale to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 225 81st
Population Density1 # 61 95th
Diversity Index2 # 201 83rd
Median Household Income # 364 70th
Per Capita Income # 283 76th

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