Coram, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Coram, New York - Basic Facts

The Coram Census Designated Place had a population of 39,959 as of July 1, 2017. 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 40.8812 and longitude -73.0059 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Coram Census Designated Place (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Coram 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 Coram: Corum.

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


Total Population 39,959
Daytime Population: Workers 7,073
Daytime Population: Residents 19,024
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 26,097
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 39,704
Population in Familes 32,423
Population in Group Qrtrs 255
Population Density2 2,890
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $86,532
Average Household Income $104,168
Per Capita Income $38,874


Total Housing Units 15,542 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,877 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,959 (31.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 706 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $331,521
Average Home Value $339,483


Total Households 14,836
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 9,995
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 0.3% 0.34%
Households 0.19% 0.26%
Families 0.04% 0.18%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Coram, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Coram 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 # 25 98th
Population Density # 294 76th
Diversity Index # 144 88th
Median Household Income # 338 72nd
Per Capita Income # 391 67th

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