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Port Jefferson Station, New York - Basic Facts

The Port Jefferson Station Census Designated Place had a population of 7,803 as of July 1, 2016. Port Jefferson Station 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 Port Jefferson Station is located at latitude 40.926 and longitude -73.0651 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Port Jefferson Station Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 177 feet.

The Port Jefferson Station Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389695) 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 Port Jefferson Station Census Designated Place is located within Town of Brookhaven, a minor civil division (MCD) of Suffolk County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Port Jefferson Station 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 Port Jefferson Station: Echo, Port Jefferson.

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Port Jefferson Station, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,803
Population in Households 7,706
Population in Familes 6,191
Population in Group Qrtrs 97
Population Density1 2,940
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 2,798
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 1,918
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,970 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,968 (66.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 830 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 172 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $361,585
Average Home Value $374,898


Median Household Income $80,206
Average Household Income $95,206
Per Capita Income $34,533
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.07% 0.02%
Households -0.08% 0.02%
Families -0.22% -0.06%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   1.86%
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.

Port Jefferson Station, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Port Jefferson Station 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 # 240 80th
Population Density1 # 285 76th
Diversity Index2 # 199 84th
Median Household Income # 358 70th
Per Capita Income # 457 62nd

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