Ridge, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Ridge, New York - Basic Facts

The Ridge Census Designated Place had a population of 13,518 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Ridge is located at latitude 40.9014 and longitude -72.8856 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Ridge Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 92 feet.

The Ridge Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389750) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Ridge Census Designated Place is located within Town of Brookhaven, a minor civil division (MCD) of Suffolk County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ridge 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 Ridge: Randallville, Ridgeville.

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


Total Population 13,518
Population in Households 13,356
Population in Familes 10,648
Population in Group Qrtrs 162
Population Density2 1,024
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $63,697
Average Household Income $94,254
Per Capita Income $40,346


Total Housing Units 6,316 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,995 (79.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 737 (11.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 584 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $296,047
Average Home Value $334,970


Total Households 5,732
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 3,497
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.16% 0.16%
Households 0.04% 0.08%
Families -0.1% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   3.0%

Ridge, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ridge 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 # 151 87th
Population Density # 692 42nd
Diversity Index # 446 63rd
Median Household Income # 566 53rd
Per Capita Income # 396 67th

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