North Bay Shore, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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North Bay Shore, New York - Basic Facts

The North Bay Shore Census Designated Place had a population of 18,906 as of July 1, 2016. North Bay Shore 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 Bay Shore is located at latitude 40.7601 and longitude -73.2617 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the North Bay Shore Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 36 feet.

The North Bay Shore Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389562) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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

Beneath the boundary map are tables with North Bay Shore 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 Bay Shore, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 18,906
Population in Households 18,876
Population in Familes 15,606
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density1 5,883
Diversity Index2 88


Total Households 4,333
Average Household Size 4.36
Family Households 3,658
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 4,662 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,001 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,332 (28.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 329 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $311,708
Average Home Value $327,299


Median Household Income $78,461
Average Household Income $94,361
Per Capita Income $21,677
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.03% -0.02%
Households -0.23% -0.06%
Families -0.29% -0.09%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
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 Bay Shore, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Bay Shore 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 # 95 92nd
Population Density1 # 107 91st
Diversity Index2 # 3 100th
Median Household Income # 374 69th
Per Capita Income # 1067 11th

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