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Coram, New York - Basic Facts

The Coram Census Designated Place had a population of 39,939 as of July 1, 2019. Coram 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 Coram is located at latitude 40.8687 and longitude -73.0015 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Coram Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 13.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 95 feet.

The Coram Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389359) 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 Coram Census Designated Place is located within Town of Brookhaven, a minor civil division (MCD) of Suffolk County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Coram: Corum.

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Coram, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Coram, NY Housing Affordability Index is 93
State of New York Housing Affordability Index is 85
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Coram, NY Wealth Index is 124
State of New York Wealth Index is 109
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 39,939
Population in Households 39,685
Population in Familes 32,406
Population in Group Qrtrs 254
Population Density 2,889
Diversity Index1 62
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $84,128
Average Household Income $105,690
Per Capita Income $39,283
Wealth Index3 124

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 15,688 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,293 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,547 (29.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 848 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $332,720
Housing Affordability Index2 93
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 14,840
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 9,990
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.23% -0.07%
Households 0.15% -0.12%
Families 0.03% -0.19%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   2.41%

Coram, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Coram to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 25 98th
Population Density # 287 76th
Diversity Index # 146 88th
Median Household Income # 381 68th
Per Capita Income # 403 66th

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