Sound Beach, NY Profile: Facts & Data

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Sound Beach, New York - Basic Facts

The Sound Beach Census Designated Place had a population of 7,666 as of July 1, 2018. Sound Beach 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 Sound Beach is located at latitude 40.9579 and longitude -72.9725 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Sound Beach Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 177 feet.

The Sound Beach Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390313) 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 Sound Beach Census Designated Place is located within Town of Brookhaven, a minor civil division (MCD) of Suffolk County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sound Beach population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 7,666
Population in Households 7,633
Population in Familes 6,458
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density2 4,684
Diversity Index3 28
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $87,950
Average Household Income $111,414
Per Capita Income $39,798

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,001 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,200 (73.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 529 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 272 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $330,807
Average Home Value $395,091
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,729
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 1,945
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.09% 0.13%
Households 0.0% 0.05%
Families -0.11% -0.02%
Median Household Income   2.78%
Per Capita Income   3.3%

Sound Beach, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sound Beach 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 # 244 80th
Population Density # 151 87th
Diversity Index # 524 56th
Median Household Income # 354 70th
Per Capita Income # 405 66th

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