Suffern, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Suffern, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Suffern had a population of 11,021 as of July 1, 2018. Suffern 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 Suffern is located at latitude 41.112 and longitude -74.1414 in Rockland County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Suffern (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Rockland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 312 feet.

The Village of Suffern (GNIS ID: 2391161) 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 Suffern is located within Town of Ramapo, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rockland County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Suffern population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Suffern: New Antrim, Point of the Mountains, Suffrens.

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Suffern, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 11,021
Population in Households 10,777
Population in Familes 8,185
Population in Group Qrtrs 244
Population Density2 5,277
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $88,097
Average Household Income $113,268
Per Capita Income $48,810


Total Housing Units 4,972 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,251 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,430 (28.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 291 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $339,362
Average Home Value $364,672


Total Households 4,681
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 2,687
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 0.33% 0.67%
Households 0.39% 0.68%
Families 0.1% 0.49%
Median Household Income   2.77%
Per Capita Income   3.06%

Suffern, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Suffern to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 179 85th
Population Density # 129 89th
Diversity Index # 131 89th
Median Household Income # 351 71st
Per Capita Income # 241 80th

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