Wading River is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Wading River Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Suffolk County at latitude 40.9504 and longitude -72.8426. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 92 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Wading River Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 9.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles.Photos of the local Wading River, NY area
|Population in Households||7,795|
|Population in Familes||6,870|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||137|
|Average Household Size||2.8|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||3,147 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,536 (80.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||252 ( 8.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||359 (11.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$457,203|
|Average Home Value||$611,130|
|Median Household Income||$111,216|
|Average Household Income||$135,983|
|Per Capita Income||$47,999|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.34%|
|Per Capita Income||3.82%|
The table below compares Wading River 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.
|Total Population||# 233||80th|
|Population Density1||# 784||34th|
|Diversity Index2||# 584||51st|
|Median Household Income||# 144||88th|
|Per Capita Income||# 198||83rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.