Deer Park, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Deer Park, New York - Basic Facts

The Deer Park Census Designated Place had a population of 27,887 as of July 1, 2015. Deer Park 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 Deer Park is located at latitude 40.7614 and longitude -73.3217 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Deer Park Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 85 feet.

The Deer Park Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389400) 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 Deer Park 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 Deer Park: Deerpark.

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


Total Population 27,887
Population in Households 27,824
Population in Familes 24,280
Population in Group Qrtrs 63
Population Density1 4,522
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 9,479
Average Household Size 2.94
Family Households 7,135
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,819 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,564 (77.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,915 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 340 ( 3.5%)
Median Home Value $339,591
Average Home Value $356,716


Median Household Income $87,281
Average Household Income $99,041
Per Capita Income $33,691
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.1% 0.14%
Households 0.19% 0.15%
Families 0.11% 0.11%
Median Household Income   2.91%
Per Capita Income   2.47%
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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Deer Park, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Deer Park 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 # 51 96th
Population Density1 # 154 87th
Diversity Index2 # 140 88th
Median Household Income # 314 74th
Per Capita Income # 460 61st

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