Amityville, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Amityville, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Amityville had a population of 9,540 as of July 1, 2016. Amityville 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 Amityville is located at latitude 40.6698 and longitude -73.4158 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Amityville (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0.36 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.

The Village of Amityville (GNIS ID: 2391514) 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 Amityville is located within Town of Babylon, a minor civil division (MCD) of Suffolk County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Amityville 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 Amityville: Sweet Hollow, West Neck South.

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


Total Population 9,540
Population in Households 9,026
Population in Familes 6,824
Population in Group Qrtrs 514
Population Density1 4,514
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 3,709
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 2,218
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,007 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,537 (63.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,171 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 298 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $409,225
Average Home Value $460,362


Median Household Income $68,748
Average Household Income $103,506
Per Capita Income $42,323
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.03% 0.12%
Households 0.08% 0.13%
Families -0.47% 0.02%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
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.

Amityville, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Amityville 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 # 200 83rd
Population Density1 # 158 87th
Diversity Index2 # 193 84th
Median Household Income # 456 62nd
Per Capita Income # 279 77th

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