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Blue Point, New York - Basic Facts

The Blue Point CDP(1) had a population of 5,045 as of July 1, 2023. Blue Point 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 Blue Point is located at latitude 40.744 and longitude -73.0346 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Blue Point Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5).

The Blue Point Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Blue Point Census Designated Place is located within Town of Brookhaven, a minor civil division (MCD) of Suffolk County.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Blue Point, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2023)


Total Population 5,045 (100%)
Population in Households 5,040 (99.9%)
Population in Families 4,401 (87.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 5 ( 0.1%)
Population Density 2,800
Diversity Index2 27


Median Household Income $118,676
Average Household Income $162,419
% of Income for Mortgage4 30%
Per Capita Income $64,873
Wealth Index5 197
Socioeconomic Status Index6 Moderate (62.3)


Total HU (Housing Units) 2,124 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,783 (83.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 232 (10.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 109 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $591,265
Average Home Value $615,732
Housing Affordability Index3 70


Total Households 2,015
Average Household Size 2.50
Family Households 1,505
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.
  6. The Socioeconomic Index ranges from zero (lowest relative status) to 100 (highest relative status). This measure quantifies disparities in social position of an area's inhabitants and is built from a broad range of demographic, housing, and socioeconomic inputs. More information on this measure can be found in Esri's SEI tutorial.


2020-2023 2023-2028
Population -0.67% -0.56%
Households -0.21% -0.24%
Families   -0.25%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   2.35%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.11%

Blue Point, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blue Point to the other 1,293 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2023 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 # 361 72nd
Population Density # 307 76th
Median Household Income # 243 81st
Housing Affordability Index # 267 21st
Per Capita Income # 201 85th
Diversity Index # 773 40th

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