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Coram, New York - Basic Facts

Coram is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Coram Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Suffolk County at latitude 40.8687 and longitude -73.0015. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 95 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Coram Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 13.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Coram: Corum.

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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, 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 # 25 98th
Population Density1 # 293 75th
Diversity Index2 # 145 88th
Median Household Income # 335 72nd
Per Capita Income # 365 69th

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Coram, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 39,491
Population in Households 39,231
Population in Familes 32,068
Population in Group Qrtrs 260
Population Density1 2,857
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 14,839
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 10,042
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,568 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,948 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,891 (31.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 729 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $294,764
Average Home Value $313,126


Median Household Income $83,758
Average Household Income $100,114
Per Capita Income $37,696
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.23% 0.23%
Households 0.33% 0.25%
Families 0.18% 0.15%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   2.66%
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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