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Setauket-East Setauket CDP, New York - Basic Facts

The Setauket-East Setauket Census Designated Place (historical) had a population of 15,265 as of July 1, 2020.

The primary coordinate point for Setauket-East Setauket CDP is located at latitude 40.9307 and longitude -73.1018 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Setauket-East Setauket Census Designated Place (historical) encompass a land area of 8.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0.81 sq. miles.

The Setauket-East Setauket Census Designated Place (historical) (GNIS ID: 2390276) has a X0 Census Class Code which indicates deleted feature that was a non-governmental entity. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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


Setauket-East Setauket CDP, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 15,265 (100%)
Population in Households 15,219 (99.7%)
Population in Families 13,436 (88.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 46 ( 0.3%)
Population Density 1,797
Diversity Index2 36


Median Household Income $146,522
Average Household Income $186,819
% of Income for Mortgage4 15%
Per Capita Income $64,770
Wealth Index5 298


Total HU (Housing Units) 5,617 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,807 (85.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 485 ( 8.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 325 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $521,910
Average Home Value $590,836
Housing Affordability Index3 129


Total Households 5,292
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 4,140
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population -0.13% -0.34%
Households -0.18% -0.37%
Families -0.27% -0.41%
Median Household Income   0.91%
Per Capita Income   1.45%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.37%


Setauket-East Setauket CDP, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Setauket-East Setauket CDP to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 125 90th
Population Density # 451 62nd
Median Household Income # 96 92nd
Housing Affordability Index # 452 38th
Per Capita Income # 130 89th
Diversity Index # 416 65th

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