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Deer Park, New York - Basic Facts

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

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Suffolk County at latitude 40.7618 and longitude -73.3293. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 85 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Deer Park Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 6.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Deer Park: Deerpark.

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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, 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 # 49 96th
Population Density1 # 153 87th
Diversity Index2 # 141 88th
Median Household Income # 333 72nd
Per Capita Income # 459 61st

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 27,984
Population in Households 27,921
Population in Familes 24,315
Population in Group Qrtrs 63
Population Density1 4,537
Diversity Index2 58
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 9,508
Average Household Size 2.94
Family Households 7,144
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 9,845 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,595 (77.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,913 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 337 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $317,508
Average Home Value $334,078
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $83,955
Average Household Income $99,110
Per Capita Income $33,701
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.2% 0.24%
Households 0.31% 0.26%
Families 0.17% 0.16%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   2.36%
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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