Northport, NY Profile: Facts & Data

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Northport, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Northport had a population of 7,433 as of July 1, 2018. Northport 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 Northport is located at latitude 40.904 and longitude -73.345 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Northport (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0.22 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 59 feet.

The Village of Northport (GNIS ID: 2391026) 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 Northport is located within Town of Huntington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Suffolk County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Northport 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 Northport: Cowharbor, Great Cow Harbor.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 7,433
Population in Households 7,382
Population in Familes 6,171
Population in Group Qrtrs 51
Population Density2 3,220
Diversity Index3 19
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $136,995
Average Household Income $187,384
Per Capita Income $73,603

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,068 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,201 (71.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 710 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 157 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $711,660
Average Home Value $771,604
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,911
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 1,978
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.05% 0.09%
Households -0.04% 0.02%
Families -0.18% -0.06%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Northport, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Northport 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 # 248 79th
Population Density # 254 79th
Diversity Index # 698 42nd
Median Household Income # 92 92nd
Per Capita Income # 83 93rd

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