East Islip, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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East Islip, New York - Basic Facts

The East Islip Census Designated Place had a population of 14,790 as of July 1, 2018. East Islip ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density 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 Islip is located at latitude 40.7277 and longitude -73.1866 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the East Islip Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.

The East Islip Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389436) 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 Islip Census Designated Place is located within Town of Islip, a minor civil division (MCD) of Suffolk County.

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


Total Population 14,790
Population in Households 14,621
Population in Familes 13,174
Population in Group Qrtrs 169
Population Density2 3,730
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $115,848
Average Household Income $138,010
Per Capita Income $46,020


Total Housing Units 5,042 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,159 (82.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 734 (14.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 149 ( 3.0%)
Median Home Value $437,187
Average Home Value $526,022


Total Households 4,893
Average Household Size 2.99
Family Households 3,856
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.26% 0.24%
Households 0.23% 0.2%
Families 0.1% 0.13%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   2.46%

East Islip, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Islip 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 # 137 89th
Population Density # 208 83rd
Diversity Index # 525 56th
Median Household Income # 156 87th
Per Capita Income # 288 76th

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