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Cold Spring Harbor, New York - Basic Facts

The Cold Spring Harbor Census Designated Place had a population of 4,982 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Cold Spring Harbor is located at latitude 40.8519 and longitude -73.4531 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Cold Spring Harbor Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 33 feet.

The Cold Spring Harbor Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389342) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Cold Spring Harbor Census Designated Place is located within Town of Huntington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Suffolk County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cold Spring Harbor 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 Cold Spring Harbor: Cold Spring, Nachaquatuck.

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Cold Spring Harbor, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,982
Population in Households 4,927
Population in Familes 4,432
Population in Group Qrtrs 55
Population Density1 1,360
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 1,718
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 1,377
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,809 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,501 (83.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 217 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 91 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $906,330
Average Home Value $912,492


Median Household Income $148,642
Average Household Income $211,376
Per Capita Income $73,241
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.28% -0.12%
Households -0.29% -0.14%
Families -0.37% -0.17%
Median Household Income   0.9%
Per Capita Income   1.27%
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.

Cold Spring Harbor, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cold Spring Harbor 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 # 349 71st
Population Density1 # 584 51st
Diversity Index2 # 646 46th
Median Household Income # 51 96th
Per Capita Income # 63 95th

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