The Village of Port Jefferson had a population of 8,002 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Port Jefferson is located at latitude 40.9422 and longitude -73.0528 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Port Jefferson (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.
The Village of Port Jefferson (GNIS ID: 2391078) 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 Port Jefferson 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: Drowned Meadow, Drowned Meadows, Sowassett, So-was-sett.
|Population in Households||7,668|
|Population in Familes||6,031|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||334|
|Average Household Size||2.41|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||3,397 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,196 (64.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||987 (29.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||214 ( 6.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$561,167|
|Average Home Value||$595,685|
|Median Household Income||$112,163|
|Average Household Income||$150,567|
|Per Capita Income||$61,149|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.55%|
|Per Capita Income||1.48%|
The table below compares Port Jefferson 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.
|Total Population||# 233||81st|
|Population Density1||# 326||73rd|
|Diversity Index2||# 361||70th|
|Median Household Income||# 135||89th|
|Per Capita Income||# 110||91st|
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