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Huntington, New York - Basic Facts

The Huntington Census Designated Place had a population of 18,196 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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

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


Total Population 18,196
Daytime Population: Workers 12,988
Daytime Population: Residents 8,342
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21,330
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.17
Population in Households 18,060
Population in Familes 14,684
Population in Group Qrtrs 136
Population Density2 2,396
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $121,917
Average Household Income $174,843
Per Capita Income $69,440


Total Housing Units 7,583 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,730 (75.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,472 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 381 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $665,588
Average Home Value $702,531


Total Households 7,202
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 4,757
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 0.11% 0.21%
Households 0.06% 0.17%
Families -0.1% 0.07%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   2.0%

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, 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 # 102 92nd
Population Density # 360 70th
Diversity Index # 537 55th
Median Household Income # 115 90th
Per Capita Income # 91 92nd

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