Copiague, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Copiague, New York - Basic Facts

The Copiague Census Designated Place had a population of 22,796 as of July 1, 2018. Copiague 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 Copiague is located at latitude 40.672 and longitude -73.3939 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Copiague Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 23 feet.

The Copiague Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389357) 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 Copiague Census Designated Place is located within Town of Babylon, a minor civil division (MCD) of Suffolk County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Copiague: East Amityville, Great Neck, Huntington South.

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


Total Population 22,796
Population in Households 22,732
Population in Familes 18,394
Population in Group Qrtrs 64
Population Density2 7,066
Diversity Index3 74


Median Household Income $81,350
Average Household Income $103,119
Per Capita Income $33,626


Total Housing Units 7,945 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,310 (66.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,104 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 531 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $358,895
Average Home Value $409,920


Total Households 7,414
Average Household Size 3.07
Family Households 5,248
Average Family Size 4
  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 -0.1% -0.02%
Households -0.2% -0.07%
Families -0.33% -0.15%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   3.27%

Copiague, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Copiague 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 # 72 94th
Population Density # 66 95th
Diversity Index # 61 95th
Median Household Income # 399 67th
Per Capita Income # 560 53rd

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