Copiague, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Copiague, New York - Basic Facts

The Copiague Census Designated Place had a population of 22,750 as of July 1, 2015. Copiague 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 Copiague is located at latitude 40.672 and longitude -73.3939 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Copiague Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 23 feet.

The Copiague Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389357) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Copiague population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Copiague: East Amityville, Great Neck, Huntington South.

Copiague Census Designated Place, NY Boundary Map

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Copiague, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 22,750
Population in Households 22,684
Population in Familes 18,306
Population in Group Qrtrs 66
Population Density1 7,069
Diversity Index2 72
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,508
Average Household Size 3.02
Family Households 5,345
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,977 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,326 (66.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,182 (27.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 469 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $306,406
Average Home Value $334,731
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $75,814
Average Household Income $92,848
Per Capita Income $30,676
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.2% -0.1%
Households -0.07% -0.03%
Families -0.17% -0.09%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.5%
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.

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Copiague, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Copiague to the other 1,189 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 70 94th
Population Density1 # 66 95th
Diversity Index2 # 60 95th
Median Household Income # 422 65th
Per Capita Income # 546 54th

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