East Patchogue, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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East Patchogue, New York - Basic Facts

The East Patchogue Census Designated Place had a population of 22,640 as of July 1, 2018. East Patchogue 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 Patchogue is located at latitude 40.77 and longitude -72.9818 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the East Patchogue Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 23 feet.

The East Patchogue Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389446) 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 Patchogue Census Designated Place is located within Town of Brookhaven, a minor civil division (MCD) of Suffolk County.

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


Total Population 22,640
Population in Households 22,270
Population in Familes 17,715
Population in Group Qrtrs 370
Population Density2 2,711
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $79,664
Average Household Income $97,827
Per Capita Income $36,287


Total Housing Units 8,790 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,132 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,146 (35.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 512 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $349,615
Average Home Value $386,409


Total Households 8,278
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 5,362
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 0.09% 0.14%
Households -0.02% 0.05%
Families -0.19% -0.05%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.87%

East Patchogue, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Patchogue 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 # 73 94th
Population Density # 317 74th
Diversity Index # 173 86th
Median Household Income # 413 66th
Per Capita Income # 494 59th

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