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Ocean Beach, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Ocean Beach had a population of 189 as of July 1, 2023.

The primary coordinate point for Ocean Beach is located at latitude 40.6468 and longitude -73.1571 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Ocean Beach encompass a land area of 0.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5).

The Village of Ocean Beach 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 Ocean Beach is located within Town of Islip, a minor civil division (MCD) of Suffolk County.

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Ocean Beach, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2023)


Total Population 189 (100%)
Population in Households 189 (100.0%)
Population in Families 156 (82.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,338
Diversity Index2 40


Median Household Income $55,412
Average Household Income $108,887
% of Income for Mortgage4 71%
Per Capita Income $38,600
Wealth Index5 150
Socioeconomic Status Index6 High (73.3)


Total HU (Housing Units) 589 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 51 ( 8.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 ( 2.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 522 (88.6%)
Median Home Value $657,258
Average Home Value $723,529
Housing Affordability Index3 37


Total Households 67
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 42
Average Family Size 4.00
  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.
  6. The Socioeconomic Index ranges from zero (lowest relative status) to 100 (highest relative status). This measure quantifies disparities in social position of an area's inhabitants and is built from a broad range of demographic, housing, and socioeconomic inputs. More information on this measure can be found in Esri's SEI tutorial.


2020-2023 2023-2028
Population 6.72% -0.21%
Households -3.80% 0.00%
Families   0.93%
Median Household Income   5.16%
Per Capita Income   3.60%
Owner Occupied HU   1.52%

Ocean Beach, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ocean Beach to the other 1,293 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2023 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 # 1237 4th
Population Density # 602 54th
Median Household Income # 1035 20th
Housing Affordability Index # 58 4th
Per Capita Income # 765 41st
Diversity Index # 523 60th

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