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Copiague, New York - Basic Facts

The Copiague Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Suffolk County at latitude 40.672 and longitude -73.3939. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 23 feet.

The formal official name is the Copiague Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Copiague, New York.

The U5 Census Class Code for Copiague indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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.

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, 2014)


Total Population 22,822
Population in Households 22,756
Population in Familes 18,301
Population in Group Qrtrs 66
Population Density1 7,091
Diversity Index2 72


Total Households 7,527
Average Household Size 3.02
Family Households 5,345
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,981 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,347 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,180 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 454 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $284,911
Average Home Value $310,506


Median Household Income $74,898
Average Household Income $92,257
Per Capita Income $30,462
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.18% -0.04%
Households -0.02% 0.03%
Families -0.21% -0.09%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   2.34%
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.


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, 2014 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 # 62 95th
Median Household Income # 411 66th
Per Capita Income # 531 55th

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