East Farmingdale, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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East Farmingdale, New York - Basic Facts

The East Farmingdale Census Designated Place had a population of 6,721 as of July 1, 2018. East Farmingdale ranks in the upper quartile for 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 East Farmingdale is located at latitude 40.7303 and longitude -73.415 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the East Farmingdale Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 69 feet.

The East Farmingdale Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389429) 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 East Farmingdale Census Designated Place is located within Town of Babylon, a minor civil division (MCD) of Suffolk County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with East Farmingdale population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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


Total Population 6,721
Population in Households 6,253
Population in Familes 5,200
Population in Group Qrtrs 468
Population Density1 1,178
Diversity Index2 72


Median Household Income $99,935
Average Household Income $115,684
Per Capita Income $37,784


Total Housing Units 2,194 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,400 (63.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 667 (30.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 127 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $439,329
Average Home Value $505,339


Total Households 2,067
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 1,435
Average Family Size 4
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.44% 0.38%
Households 0.39% 0.31%
Families 0.21% 0.19%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   2.89%

East Farmingdale, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Farmingdale 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 # 286 76th
Population Density # 644 46th
Diversity Index # 71 94th
Median Household Income # 270 78th
Per Capita Income # 448 63rd

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