Ocean Beach, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Ocean Beach, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Ocean Beach had a population of 78 as of July 1, 2020. Ocean Beach ranks in the lower 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 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 elevation is 3 feet.

The Village of Ocean Beach (GNIS ID: 2391032) 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.


Ocean Beach, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 78 (100%)
Population in Households 77 (98.7%)
Population in Families 65 (83.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1 ( 1.3%)
Population Density 552
Diversity Index2 21


Median Household Income $109,743
Average Household Income $147,359
% of Income for Mortgage4 0%
Per Capita Income $64,991
Wealth Index5 240


Total HU (Housing Units) 586 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 31 ( 5.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 ( 1.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 547 (93.3%)
Median Home Value $737,500
Average Home Value $812,903
Housing Affordability Index3 0


Total Households 39
Average Household Size 1.97
Family Households 25
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.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population -0.12% 0.0%
Households 0.0% -0.52%
Families -0.75% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   1.16%
Owner Occupied HU   0.0%


Ocean Beach, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ocean Beach to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 1185 1st
Population Density # 904 24th
Median Household Income # 227 81st
Housing Affordability Index # 3 0th
Per Capita Income # 126 90th
Diversity Index # 664 44th

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