Deer Park, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Deer Park, New York - Basic Facts

The Deer Park Census Designated Place had a population of 28,039 as of July 1, 2017. Deer Park 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 Deer Park is located at latitude 40.7614 and longitude -73.3217 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Deer Park Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 85 feet.

The Deer Park Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389400) 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 Deer Park Census Designated Place is located within Town of Babylon, a minor civil division (MCD) of Suffolk County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Deer Park 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 Deer Park: Deerpark.

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


Total Population 28,039
Daytime Population: Workers 15,429
Daytime Population: Residents 13,383
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 28,812
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 27,977
Population in Familes 24,372
Population in Group Qrtrs 62
Population Density2 4,546
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $86,509
Average Household Income $106,294
Per Capita Income $35,758


Total Housing Units 9,801 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,515 (76.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,899 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 387 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $370,121
Average Home Value $394,009


Total Households 9,414
Average Household Size 2.97
Family Households 7,060
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 0.15% 0.22%
Households 0.05% 0.17%
Families -0.06% 0.1%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

Deer Park, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Deer Park 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 # 50 96th
Population Density # 159 87th
Diversity Index # 140 88th
Median Household Income # 339 72nd
Per Capita Income # 464 61st

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