The Wading River Census Designated Place had a population of 7,993 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Wading River is located at latitude 40.9504 and longitude -72.8426 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Wading River Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 9.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 92 feet.
The Wading River Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390442) 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.
|Total Population||7,993 (100%)|
|Population in Households||7,858 (98.3%)|
|Population in Families||6,915 (86.5%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||135 ( 1.7%)|
|Median Household Income||$133,608|
|Average Household Income||$157,880|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||15%|
|Per Capita Income||$55,278|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||3,164 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,558 (80.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||239 ( 7.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||367 (11.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$478,916|
|Average Home Value||$497,791|
|Housing Affordability Index3||117|
|Average Household Size||2.81|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.94%|
|Per Capita Income||1.85%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.12%|
The table below compares Wading River 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.
|Total Population||# 231||81st|
|Population Density||# 769||36th|
|Median Household Income||# 120||90th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 370||31st|
|Per Capita Income||# 188||84th|
|Diversity Index||# 582||51st|
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