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East Patchogue, New York - Basic Facts

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

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Suffolk County at latitude 40.767 and longitude -72.9962. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 23 feet.

The formal boundaries for the East Patchogue Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 8.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 22,448
Population in Households 22,067
Population in Familes 17,440
Population in Group Qrtrs 381
Population Density1 2,690
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 8,336
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 5,423
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,800 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,128 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,208 (36.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 464 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $263,385
Average Home Value $291,507


Median Household Income $73,927
Average Household Income $86,967
Per Capita Income $32,494
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.02% 0.08%
Households 0.12% 0.13%
Families -0.11% -0.01%
Median Household Income   2.21%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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.


East Patchogue, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Patchogue 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 # 71 94th
Population Density1 # 318 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 169 86th
Median Household Income # 419 65th
Per Capita Income # 488 59th

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