Coram, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Coram, New York - Basic Facts

The Coram Census Designated Place had a population of 39,338 as of July 1, 2015. Coram 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 Coram is located at latitude 40.8812 and longitude -73.0059 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Coram Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 95 feet.

The Coram Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389359) 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 Coram 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 Coram: Corum.

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


Total Population 39,338
Population in Households 39,079
Population in Familes 32,038
Population in Group Qrtrs 259
Population Density1 2,846
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 14,825
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 10,059
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,605 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,914 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,911 (31.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 780 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $313,658
Average Home Value $330,596


Median Household Income $86,316
Average Household Income $96,903
Per Capita Income $36,596
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.11% 0.14%
Households 0.25% 0.18%
Families 0.18% 0.14%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   2.58%
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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Coram, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Coram 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 # 25 98th
Population Density1 # 296 75th
Diversity Index2 # 147 88th
Median Household Income # 325 73rd
Per Capita Income # 403 66th

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