Mastic Beach, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Mastic Beach, New York - Basic Facts

The Mastic Beach Census Designated Place (historical) is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Suffolk County at latitude 40.7665 and longitude -72.8417. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The formal official name is the Mastic Beach Census Designated Place (historical), but most people and references simply refer to it as Mastic Beach, New York.

The P1 Census Class Code for Mastic Beach indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Mastic Beach Census Designated Place (historical) (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0.53 sq. miles.

Mastic Beach Census Designated Place (historical), NY Boundary Map


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


Total Population 13,389
Population in Households 13,361
Population in Familes 11,262
Population in Group Qrtrs 28
Population Density1 2,840
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 4,406
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 3,286
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,025 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,295 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,111 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 619 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $181,022
Average Home Value $194,165


Median Household Income $64,240
Average Household Income $76,951
Per Capita Income $25,347
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.82% 0.64%
Households 0.96% 0.68%
Families 0.8% 0.58%
Median Household Income   2.8%
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.


Mastic Beach, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mastic Beach 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 # 152 87th
Population Density1 # 295 75th
Diversity Index2 # 153 87th
Median Household Income # 496 58th
Per Capita Income # 750 37th

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