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Oakdale, New York - Basic Facts

The Oakdale Census Designated Place had a population of 8,084 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Oakdale is located at latitude 40.7378 and longitude -73.1345 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Oakdale Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0.39 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Oakdale Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389603) 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 Oakdale Census Designated Place is located within Town of Islip, a minor civil division (MCD) of Suffolk County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Oakdale: Oakdale Station.

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


Total Population 8,084
Population in Households 7,857
Population in Familes 6,492
Population in Group Qrtrs 227
Population Density1 2,363
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 3,169
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 2,087
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,311 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,488 (75.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 681 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 142 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $470,942
Average Home Value $516,630


Median Household Income $97,578
Average Household Income $117,586
Per Capita Income $46,985
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.22% 0.25%
Households 0.27% 0.26%
Families 0.1% 0.15%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
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.

Oakdale, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oakdale 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 # 229 81st
Population Density1 # 369 69th
Diversity Index2 # 727 39th
Median Household Income # 229 81st
Per Capita Income # 205 83rd

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