Patchogue, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Patchogue, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Patchogue had a population of 12,186 as of July 1, 2015. Patchogue 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 Patchogue is located at latitude 40.7637 and longitude -73.0198 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Patchogue (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.26 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.

The Village of Patchogue (GNIS ID: 2391053) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Patchogue: Milltown.

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


Total Population 12,186
Population in Households 12,121
Population in Familes 8,860
Population in Group Qrtrs 65
Population Density1 5,403
Diversity Index2 71


Total Households 4,878
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 2,777
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,120 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,601 (50.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,277 (44.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 242 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $276,093
Average Home Value $299,856


Median Household Income $61,248
Average Household Income $75,970
Per Capita Income $30,473
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.62% 0.46%
Households 0.74% 0.5%
Families 0.63% 0.44%
Median Household Income   3.88%
Per Capita Income   2.89%
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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Patchogue, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Patchogue 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 # 161 87th
Population Density1 # 124 90th
Diversity Index2 # 68 94th
Median Household Income # 552 54th
Per Capita Income # 553 53rd

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