Babylon, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Babylon, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Babylon had a population of 12,180 as of July 1, 2017. Babylon ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Babylon is located at latitude 40.6937 and longitude -73.326 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Babylon (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0.34 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Village of Babylon (GNIS ID: 2391533) 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 Babylon is located within Town of Babylon, a minor civil division (MCD) of Suffolk County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Babylon 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 Babylon: New Babylon, South Huntington.

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


Total Population 12,180
Daytime Population: Workers 4,997
Daytime Population: Residents 5,482
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,479
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 12,121
Population in Familes 10,162
Population in Group Qrtrs 59
Population Density2 4,978
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $107,833
Average Household Income $136,351
Per Capita Income $51,246


Total Housing Units 4,801 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,459 (72.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,105 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 237 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $478,556
Average Home Value $558,044


Total Households 4,564
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 3,160
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 0.02% 0.17%
Households -0.06% 0.09%
Families -0.19% 0.01%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

Babylon, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Babylon 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 # 162 87th
Population Density # 136 89th
Diversity Index # 441 63rd
Median Household Income # 179 85th
Per Capita Income # 187 84th

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