Ronkonkoma, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Ronkonkoma, New York - Basic Facts

The Ronkonkoma Census Designated Place had a population of 18,899 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Ronkonkoma is located at latitude 40.8033 and longitude -73.1261 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Ronkonkoma Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0.33 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 112 feet.

The Ronkonkoma Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389770) 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 Ronkonkoma Census Designated Place is located within Town of Islip, a minor civil division (MCD) of Suffolk County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ronkonkoma population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Ronkonkoma Census Designated Place, NY Boundary Map



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

POPULATION

Total Population 18,899
Population in Households 18,867
Population in Familes 16,410
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density1 2,418
Diversity Index2 41
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,450
Average Household Size 2.93
Family Households 4,918
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,760 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,204 (77.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,246 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 310 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $357,913
Average Home Value $373,453
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $91,999
Average Household Income $110,379
Per Capita Income $37,725
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.15% 0.0%
Households -0.15% -0.03%
Families -0.24% -0.09%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   1.75%
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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Ronkonkoma, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ronkonkoma 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 # 96 92nd
Population Density1 # 354 70th
Diversity Index2 # 313 74th
Median Household Income # 267 78th
Per Capita Income # 371 69th

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