Wainscott, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Wainscott, New York - Basic Facts

The Wainscott Census Designated Place had a population of 646 as of July 1, 2018. Wainscott ranks in the lower 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 Wainscott is located at latitude 40.9581 and longitude -72.2541 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Wainscott Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0.5 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 23 feet.

The Wainscott Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390443) 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 Wainscott Census Designated Place is located within Town of East Hampton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Suffolk County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wainscott: Wainscut, Wenscoat.

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


Total Population 646
Population in Households 605
Population in Familes 429
Population in Group Qrtrs 41
Population Density2 96
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $183,565
Average Household Income $256,827
Per Capita Income $105,776


Total Housing Units 876 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 198 (22.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 63 ( 7.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 615 (70.2%)
Median Home Value $1,429,577
Average Home Value $1,505,303


Total Households 261
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 144
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 -0.07% 0.0%
Households -0.14% -0.08%
Families -0.33% -0.14%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   1.78%

Wainscott, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wainscott 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 # 941 21st
Population Density # 1176 2nd
Diversity Index # 314 74th
Median Household Income # 38 97th
Per Capita Income # 2 100th

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