Cold Spring Harbor, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Cold Spring Harbor, New York - Basic Facts

The Cold Spring Harbor Census Designated Place had a population of 4,969 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Cold Spring Harbor is located at latitude 40.8519 and longitude -73.4531 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Cold Spring Harbor Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 33 feet.

The Cold Spring Harbor Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389342) 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 Cold Spring Harbor Census Designated Place is located within Town of Huntington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Suffolk County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cold Spring Harbor: Cold Spring, Nachaquatuck.

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Cold Spring Harbor, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,969
Population in Households 4,916
Population in Familes 4,433
Population in Group Qrtrs 53
Population Density2 1,356
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $164,366
Average Household Income $233,144
Per Capita Income $80,055


Total Housing Units 1,809 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,496 (82.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 203 (11.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 110 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $996,291
Average Home Value $1,181,233


Total Households 1,699
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 1,359
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.24% -0.14%
Households -0.35% -0.2%
Families -0.44% -0.25%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   1.94%

Cold Spring Harbor, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cold Spring Harbor 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 # 352 71st
Population Density # 585 51st
Diversity Index # 650 46th
Median Household Income # 50 96th
Per Capita Income # 60 95th

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