Mastic Beach, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Mastic Beach, New York - Basic Facts

The Mastic Beach Census Designated Place (historical) had a population of 13,429 as of July 1, 2015. Mastic Beach 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 Mastic Beach is located at latitude 40.7665 and longitude -72.8417 in Suffolk County. 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. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Mastic Beach Census Designated Place (historical) has a X0 Census Class Code which indicates deleted feature that was a non-governmental entity. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mastic Beach population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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

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Mastic Beach, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 13,429
Population in Households 13,401
Population in Familes 11,325
Population in Group Qrtrs 28
Population Density1 2,848
Diversity Index2 57
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,427
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 3,308
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,053 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,305 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,122 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 626 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $191,336
Average Home Value $205,136
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $67,164
Average Household Income $79,020
Per Capita Income $26,074
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.72% 0.54%
Households 0.87% 0.58%
Families 0.78% 0.53%
Median Household Income   2.94%
Per Capita Income   2.55%
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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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, 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 # 151 87th
Population Density1 # 295 75th
Diversity Index2 # 154 87th
Median Household Income # 491 59th
Per Capita Income # 725 39th

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