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Patchogue, New York - Basic Facts

Patchogue is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Village of Patchogue.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Suffolk County at latitude 40.7657 and longitude -73.0151. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Patchogue (see map) encompass a land area of 2.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.26 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Patchogue: Milltown.

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Patchogue, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 12,192
Population in Households 12,127
Population in Familes 8,818
Population in Group Qrtrs 65
Population Density1 5,406
Diversity Index2 70


Total Households 4,870
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 2,760
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,129 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,602 (50.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,268 (44.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 259 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $263,439
Average Home Value $285,377


Median Household Income $59,120
Average Household Income $73,251
Per Capita Income $29,322
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.78% 0.6%
Households 0.87% 0.62%
Families 0.63% 0.47%
Median Household Income   3.47%
Per Capita Income   3.11%
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.


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, 2014 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 # 125 90th
Diversity Index2 # 69 94th
Median Household Income # 565 53rd
Per Capita Income # 569 52nd

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