Westhampton Beach, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Westhampton Beach, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Westhampton Beach had a population of 1,857 as of July 1, 2021. Westhampton Beach ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Westhampton Beach is located at latitude 40.8032 and longitude -72.6145 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Westhampton Beach encompass a land area of 2.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Village of Westhampton Beach has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Westhampton Beach is located within Town of Southampton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Suffolk County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Westhampton Beach: West Hampton Beach.

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Westhampton Beach, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 1,857 (100%)
Population in Households 1,825 (98.3%)
Population in Families 1,366 (73.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 32 ( 1.7%)
Population Density 634
Diversity Index2 60


Median Household Income $112,391
Average Household Income $161,458
% of Income for Mortgage4 36%
Per Capita Income $62,987
Wealth Index5 238


Total HU (Housing Units) 2,430 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 492 (20.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 232 ( 9.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,706 (70.2%)
Median Home Value $962,069
Average Home Value $1,130,793
Housing Affordability Index3 64


Total Households 724
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 432
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.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.68% 0.02%
Households 0.42% -0.06%
Families 0.25% -0.14%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   2.32%
Owner Occupied HU   0.32%

Westhampton Beach, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Westhampton Beach to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 632 47th
Population Density # 859 28th
Median Household Income # 231 81st
Housing Affordability Index # 81 7th
Per Capita Income # 152 87th
Diversity Index # 166 86th

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