North Babylon, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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North Babylon, New York - Basic Facts

The North Babylon Census Designated Place had a population of 17,960 as of July 1, 2016. North Babylon 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 North Babylon is located at latitude 40.7296 and longitude -73.3271 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the North Babylon Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 23 feet.

The North Babylon Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389560) 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 North Babylon Census Designated Place is located within Town of Babylon, a minor civil division (MCD) of Suffolk County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with North Babylon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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North Babylon, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 17,960
Population in Households 17,917
Population in Familes 15,335
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density1 5,327
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 6,304
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 4,640
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,491 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,166 (79.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,138 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 187 ( 2.9%)
Median Home Value $354,852
Average Home Value $359,611


Median Household Income $92,290
Average Household Income $105,502
Per Capita Income $37,107
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.41% 0.38%
Households 0.43% 0.37%
Families 0.32% 0.3%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
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.

North Babylon, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Babylon to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 103 91st
Population Density1 # 128 89th
Diversity Index2 # 226 81st
Median Household Income # 266 78th
Per Capita Income # 394 67th

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