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Wading River, New York - Basic Facts

The Wading River Census Designated Place had a population of 8,049 as of July 1, 2017.

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.

The Wading River Census Designated Place is located within Town of Riverhead, a minor civil division (MCD) of Suffolk County.

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, 2017.


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Wading River, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 8,049
Daytime Population: Workers 1,855
Daytime Population: Residents 3,685
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,540
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 7,916
Population in Familes 6,975
Population in Group Qrtrs 133
Population Density2 823
Diversity Index3 24
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $113,333
Average Household Income $133,526
Per Capita Income $47,189

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,161 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,555 (80.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 258 ( 8.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 348 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $435,467
Average Home Value $471,164
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,813
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 2,129
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.58% 0.57%
Households 0.49% 0.49%
Families 0.38% 0.42%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   2.03%

Wading River, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

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, 2017 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 # 234 81st
Population Density # 770 36th
Diversity Index # 585 51st
Median Household Income # 146 88th
Per Capita Income # 232 81st

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