Huntington, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Huntington, New York - Basic Facts

The Huntington Census Designated Place had a population of 18,152 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Huntington is located at latitude 40.8781 and longitude -73.4077 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Huntington Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 75 feet.

The Huntington Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389959) 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 Huntington Census Designated Place is located within Town of Huntington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Suffolk County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Huntington: Hontingeton, Hontingtowne, Ke-te-wo-moke.

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


Total Population 18,152
Population in Households 18,016
Population in Familes 14,725
Population in Group Qrtrs 136
Population Density2 2,390
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $129,683
Average Household Income $182,628
Per Capita Income $72,365


Total Housing Units 7,543 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,738 (76.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,431 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 374 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $696,226
Average Home Value $742,689


Total Households 7,169
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 4,731
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 0.07% 0.1%
Households 0.0% 0.04%
Families -0.15% -0.05%
Median Household Income   2.21%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

Huntington, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Huntington 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 # 101 92nd
Population Density # 358 70th
Diversity Index # 540 55th
Median Household Income # 109 91st
Per Capita Income # 87 93rd

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