Wyandanch, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Wyandanch, New York - Basic Facts

The Wyandanch Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Suffolk County at latitude 40.7468 and longitude -73.3766. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 56 feet.

The formal official name is the Wyandanch Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Wyandanch, New York.

The U5 Census Class Code for Wyandanch indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Wyandanch Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wyandanch: Half Way Hollow Hills, West Deer Park, Wyandance, Wylandanch.

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Wyandanch, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 11,552
Population in Households 11,462
Population in Familes 9,539
Population in Group Qrtrs 90
Population Density1 2,582
Diversity Index2 75


Total Households 2,929
Average Household Size 3.91
Family Households 2,369
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 3,219 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,674 (52.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,255 (39.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 290 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $209,310
Average Home Value $217,100


Median Household Income $52,149
Average Household Income $66,140
Per Capita Income $16,861
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.19% -0.04%
Households 0.02% 0.07%
Families -0.1% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   2.31%
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.


Wyandanch, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wyandanch 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 170 86th
Population Density1 # 330 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 55 96th
Median Household Income # 731 39th
Per Capita Income # 1167 2nd

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