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Lindenhurst, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Lindenhurst had a population of 26,188 as of July 1, 2021. Lindenhurst 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 Lindenhurst is located at latitude 40.6868 and longitude -73.3735 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Lindenhurst encompass a land area of 3.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.

The Village of Lindenhurst has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Lindenhurst is located within Town of Babylon, a minor civil division (MCD) of Suffolk County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lindenhurst: Breslau.

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Lindenhurst, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 26,188 (100%)
Population in Households 26,159 (99.9%)
Population in Families 22,563 (86.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 29 ( 0.1%)
Population Density 6,980
Diversity Index2 40


Median Household Income $98,932
Average Household Income $117,442
% of Income for Mortgage4 17%
Per Capita Income $40,444
Wealth Index5 143


Total HU (Housing Units) 9,671 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,416 (76.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,602 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 653 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $401,833
Average Home Value $477,862
Housing Affordability Index3 100


Total Households 9,018
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 6,741
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population -0.35% 0.04%
Households -0.29% 0.12%
Families -0.39% 0.04%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   2.38%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.22%

Lindenhurst, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lindenhurst to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 59 95th
Population Density # 67 94th
Median Household Income # 328 73rd
Housing Affordability Index # 293 25th
Per Capita Income # 436 64th
Diversity Index # 366 69th

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