West Babylon, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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West Babylon, New York - Basic Facts

The West Babylon Census Designated Place had a population of 42,640 as of July 1, 2016. West Babylon ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for West Babylon is located at latitude 40.7109 and longitude -73.3584 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the West Babylon Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0.31 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 39 feet.

The West Babylon Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390464) 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 West Babylon Census Designated Place is located within Town of Babylon, a minor civil division (MCD) of Suffolk County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with West Babylon 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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West Babylon, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 42,640
Population in Households 42,025
Population in Familes 35,661
Population in Group Qrtrs 615
Population Density1 5,495
Diversity Index2 54
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 14,342
Average Household Size 2.93
Family Households 10,371
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 15,168 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,370 (68.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,972 (26.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 826 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $352,611
Average Home Value $366,892
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $83,015
Average Household Income $98,908
Per Capita Income $33,713
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.21% -0.06%
Households -0.22% -0.07%
Families -0.31% -0.12%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   1.61%
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.

West Babylon, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Babylon 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 # 23 98th
Population Density1 # 121 90th
Diversity Index2 # 187 84th
Median Household Income # 334 72nd
Per Capita Income # 487 59th

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