Farmingdale, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Farmingdale, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Farmingdale had a population of 8,575 as of July 1, 2017. Farmingdale 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 Farmingdale is located at latitude 40.7328 and longitude -73.4465 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Farmingdale (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Nassau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 72 feet.

The Village of Farmingdale (GNIS ID: 2390834) 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 Farmingdale is located within Town of Oyster Bay, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nassau County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Farmingdale population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Farmingdale: Hardscrabble.

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


Total Population 8,575
Daytime Population: Workers 3,141
Daytime Population: Residents 3,965
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,106
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 8,417
Population in Familes 6,443
Population in Group Qrtrs 158
Population Density2 7,652
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $85,411
Average Household Income $107,951
Per Capita Income $44,057


Total Housing Units 3,607 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,196 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,259 (34.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 152 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $382,407
Average Home Value $423,747


Total Households 3,455
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 2,058
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.64% 0.57%
Households 0.53% 0.47%
Families 0.39% 0.39%
Median Household Income   3.33%
Per Capita Income   2.53%

Farmingdale, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Farmingdale 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 # 220 82nd
Population Density # 59 95th
Diversity Index # 190 84th
Median Household Income # 347 71st
Per Capita Income # 285 76th

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