Brightwaters, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Brightwaters, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Brightwaters had a population of 3,145 as of July 1, 2016. Brightwaters ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Brightwaters is located at latitude 40.7164 and longitude -73.2615 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Brightwaters (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 23 feet.

The Village of Brightwaters (GNIS ID: 2391560) 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 Brightwaters is located within Town of Islip, a minor civil division (MCD) of Suffolk County.

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


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

POPULATION

Total Population 3,145
Population in Households 3,136
Population in Familes 2,753
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density1 3,220
Diversity Index2 24
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,143
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 863
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,173 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,031 (87.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 112 ( 9.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 ( 2.6%)
Median Home Value $578,345
Average Home Value $626,455
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $134,026
Average Household Income $181,274
Per Capita Income $65,972
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.22% 0.25%
Households 0.24% 0.24%
Families 0.13% 0.18%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   1.48%
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.

Brightwaters, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brightwaters 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 # 477 60th
Population Density1 # 257 79th
Diversity Index2 # 563 53rd
Median Household Income # 71 94th
Per Capita Income # 91 92nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.