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Saint James, New York - Basic Facts

The Saint James Census Designated Place had a population of 13,706 as of July 1, 2019. 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 40.879 and longitude -73.1568 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Saint James Census Designated Place 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Saint James: Saint Jamesville, Sher-a-wog.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Saint James, NY Housing Affordability Index is 90
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

Saint James, NY Wealth Index is 209
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 13,706
Population in Households 13,258
Population in Familes 11,576
Population in Group Qrtrs 448
Population Density 3,005
Diversity Index1 26
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $107,329
Average Household Income $133,976
Per Capita Income $44,957
Wealth Index3 209

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,854 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,177 (86.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 417 ( 8.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 260 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $481,107
Housing Affordability Index2 90
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,594
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 3,405
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 0.29% -0.01%
Households 0.14% -0.13%
Families 0.03% -0.19%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   2.28%

Saint James, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saint James 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 # 148 88th
Population Density # 277 77th
Diversity Index # 559 53rd
Median Household Income # 219 82nd
Per Capita Income # 302 75th

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