The Wading River Census Designated Place had a population of 8,004 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Wading River is located at latitude 40.9473 and longitude -72.8236 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Wading River Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 92 feet.
The Wading River Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390442) 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.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wading River population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||7,869|
|Population in Familes||6,941|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||135|
|Average Household Size||2.8|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||3,161 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,550 (80.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||259 ( 8.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||352 (11.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$426,774|
|Average Home Value||$464,108|
|Median Household Income||$110,230|
|Average Household Income||$129,343|
|Per Capita Income||$45,927|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.82%|
|Per Capita Income||1.3%|
The table below compares Wading River 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||# 232||81st|
|Population Density1||# 774||35th|
|Diversity Index2||# 591||51st|
|Median Household Income||# 141||88th|
|Per Capita Income||# 219||82nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.