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Huntington, New York - Basic Facts

The Huntington Census Designated Place had a population of 18,196 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Huntington is located at latitude 40.8781 and longitude -73.4077 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Huntington Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 75 feet.

The Huntington Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389959) 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.

The Huntington Census Designated Place is located within Town of Huntington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Suffolk County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Huntington population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Huntington: Hontingeton, Hontingtowne, Ke-te-wo-moke.

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Huntington, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 18,196
Population in Households 18,060
Population in Familes 14,684
Population in Group Qrtrs 136
Population Density1 2,396
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 7,202
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 4,757
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,583 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,730 (75.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,472 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 381 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $665,588
Average Home Value $702,531


Median Household Income $121,917
Average Household Income $174,843
Per Capita Income $69,440
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.11% 0.21%
Households 0.06% 0.17%
Families -0.1% 0.07%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   2.0%
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.

Huntington, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Huntington to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 102 92nd
Population Density1 # 360 70th
Diversity Index2 # 537 55th
Median Household Income # 115 90th
Per Capita Income # 91 92nd

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