Saint James, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Saint James, New York - Basic Facts

The Saint James Census Designated Place had a population of 13,715 as of July 1, 2018. Saint James ranks in the upper 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 Saint James is located at latitude 40.8764 and longitude -73.1521 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Saint James Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 151 feet.

The Saint James Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390347) 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 Saint James Census Designated Place is located within Town of Smithtown, a minor civil division (MCD) of Suffolk County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Saint James 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 Saint James: Saint Jamesville, Sher-a-wog.

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


Total Population 13,715
Population in Households 13,267
Population in Familes 11,628
Population in Group Qrtrs 448
Population Density2 3,006
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $106,682
Average Household Income $134,600
Per Capita Income $46,150


Total Housing Units 4,865 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,120 (84.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 477 ( 9.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 268 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $493,976
Average Home Value $552,518


Total Households 4,597
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 3,409
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 0.34% 0.29%
Households 0.16% 0.17%
Families 0.05% 0.1%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   2.51%

Saint James, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saint James 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 # 149 88th
Population Density # 276 77th
Diversity Index # 563 53rd
Median Household Income # 208 83rd
Per Capita Income # 286 76th

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