Patchogue, NY Profile: Facts & Data

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Patchogue, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Patchogue had a population of 13,030 as of July 1, 2019. Patchogue ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Patchogue is located at latitude 40.7657 and longitude -73.0151 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Patchogue encompass a land area of 2.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.26 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.

The Village of Patchogue (GNIS ID: 2391053) 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 Patchogue is located within Town of Brookhaven, a minor civil division (MCD) of Suffolk County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Patchogue: Milltown.

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Patchogue, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Patchogue, NY Housing Affordability Index is 76
State of New York Housing Affordability Index is 85
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Patchogue, NY Wealth Index is 72
State of New York Wealth Index is 109
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 13,030
Population in Households 12,966
Population in Familes 9,435
Population in Group Qrtrs 64
Population Density 5,765
Diversity Index1 74
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $66,404
Average Household Income $85,748
Per Capita Income $33,591
Wealth Index3 72

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,426 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,788 (51.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,315 (42.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 323 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $330,499
Housing Affordability Index2 76
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,103
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 2,882
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.08% 0.37%
Households 0.91% 0.27%
Families 0.76% 0.18%
Median Household Income   3.26%
Per Capita Income   3.22%

Patchogue, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Patchogue to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 155 87th
Population Density # 112 91st
Diversity Index # 63 95th
Median Household Income # 537 55th
Per Capita Income # 544 55th

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