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Ridge, New York - Basic Facts

The Ridge Census Designated Place had a population of 13,459 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Ridge is located at latitude 40.9014 and longitude -72.8856 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Ridge Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 92 feet.

The Ridge Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389750) 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 Ridge Census Designated Place is located within Town of Brookhaven, a minor civil division (MCD) of Suffolk County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ridge 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 Ridge: Randallville, Ridgeville.

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


Total Population 13,459
Population in Households 13,295
Population in Familes 10,556
Population in Group Qrtrs 164
Population Density1 1,020
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 5,757
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 3,524
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,321 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,979 (78.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 778 (12.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 564 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $274,214
Average Home Value $310,479


Median Household Income $58,236
Average Household Income $85,012
Per Capita Income $36,749
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.15% 0.19%
Households 0.12% 0.16%
Families -0.01% 0.08%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
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.

Ridge, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ridge 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 # 152 87th
Population Density1 # 697 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 446 63rd
Median Household Income # 581 52nd
Per Capita Income # 402 66th

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