The Village of Port Jefferson had a population of 8,176 as of July 1, 2017.
The primary coordinate point for Port Jefferson is located at latitude 40.9422 and longitude -73.0528 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Port Jefferson (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.
The Village of Port Jefferson (GNIS ID: 2391078) 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.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Port Jefferson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Port Jefferson: Drowned Meadow, Drowned Meadows, Sowassett, So-was-sett.
|Daytime Population: Workers||8,547|
|Daytime Population: Residents||3,961|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||12,508|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.53|
|Population in Households||7,847|
|Population in Familes||6,154|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||329|
|Median Household Income||$116,907|
|Average Household Income||$158,605|
|Per Capita Income||$64,126|
|Total Housing Units||3,393 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,233 (65.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,010 (29.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||150 ( 4.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$561,301|
|Average Home Value||$598,925|
|Average Household Size||2.42|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.5%|
|Per Capita Income||2.07%|
The table below compares Port Jefferson to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.
|Total Population||# 229||81st|
|Population Density||# 321||73rd|
|Diversity Index||# 357||70th|
|Median Household Income||# 130||89th|
|Per Capita Income||# 113||91st|
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