Westhampton Beach, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Westhampton Beach, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Westhampton Beach had a population of 1,867 as of July 1, 2016. Westhampton Beach ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Westhampton Beach is located at latitude 40.807 and longitude -72.6451 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Westhampton Beach (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Village of Westhampton Beach (GNIS ID: 2391214) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Westhampton Beach is located within Town of Southampton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Suffolk County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Westhampton Beach: West Hampton Beach.

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


Total Population 1,867
Population in Households 1,835
Population in Familes 1,381
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density1 637
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 736
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 444
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,395 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 454 (19.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 282 (11.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,659 (69.3%)
Median Home Value $668,293
Average Home Value $749,890


Median Household Income $84,487
Average Household Income $114,580
Per Capita Income $45,712
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.31% 0.86%
Households 1.01% 0.72%
Families 0.89% 0.62%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
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.

Westhampton Beach, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Westhampton Beach 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 # 634 47th
Population Density1 # 868 28th
Diversity Index2 # 176 85th
Median Household Income # 323 73rd
Per Capita Income # 224 81st

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