Port Jefferson, New York Population 2019

Port Jefferson, New York's estimated population is 8,164 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Port Jefferson, New York is the 108th largest city in New York based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2669.59 people/mi² (1030.73 people/km²).

The overall median age is 45 years, 44 years for males, and 45.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.3 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.5 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Port Jefferson, New York is $99,258, while the mean household income is $133,966.

Port Jefferson Ny Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Port Jefferson Ny was:

  • White: 86.52%
  • Asian: 7.63%
  • Two or more races: 2.26%
  • Black or African American: 2.16%
  • Other race: 1.43%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%

How Many People Live in Port Jefferson, New York?

8,164
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20188,1643164.03%
20177,848781.00%
20167,770-26-0.33%
20157,79620.03%
20147,79440.05%
20137,790330.43%
20127,75760.08%
20117,751-6-0.08%
20107,757-80-0.10%
20007,8373820.50%
19907,4557241.03%
19806,7311,2162.01%
19705,5152,9638.01%
19602,5520.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White6,777
Asian598
Two or More Races177
Black or African American169
Some Other Race112

Port Jefferson Ny Population Pyramid 2019

Port Jefferson Ny Median Age

45


Total

44


Male

45.6


Female

Port Jefferson Ny Adults

There are 6,191 adults, (1,740 of whom are seniors) in Port Jefferson Ny.

Port Jefferson Ny Age Dependency

76

Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Port Jefferson Ny Sex Ratio

Female

3,990

50.94%

Male

3,843

49.06%

Port Jefferson Ny Households and Families

Port Jefferson Ny Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Port Jefferson Ny Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82%18%
All69.1%30.9%
Female60.1%39.9%
Non Family53%47%
Male19.3%80.7%

69.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,9932.569.1
Married1,6903.1982
Non Family1,0781.3253
Female1683.260.1
Male572.5819.3

3.08

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

3.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Port Jefferson Ny Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade160.28%
9th to 12th Grade1031.80%
High School Graduate96716.87%
Some College82714.43%
Associates Degree3866.74%
Bachelors Degree1,08118.86%
Graduate Degree2,35141.02%

Port Jefferson Ny Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,6764,5842,853
Hispanic448429158
Asian410410354
Black13112330
Other Race796513
Multiple Races767637

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 86.34%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$62,917$74,180$51,199
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$32,254$$27,938
Some College$37,619$50,473$34,352
Bachelors Degree$72,750$82,000$47,000
Graduate Degree$84,167$91,750$77,440

$62,917

Average Earnings

$74,180

Average Male

$51,199

Average Female

Port Jefferson Ny Language

Port Jefferson Ny Language by Age

Port Jefferson Ny Language

82.56% of Port Jefferson Ny residents speak only English, while 17.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.30% of the population.

Port Jefferson Ny Poverty

Port Jefferson Ny Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,9323946.64%
Hispanic749567.48%
Other863844.19%
Asian598294.85%
Black1451711.72%
Multiple17221.16%

6.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.96%

Male Poverty Rate

7.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Port Jefferson Ny

The race most likely to be in poverty in Port Jefferson Ny is Other, with 44.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Port Jefferson Ny is Multiple, with 1.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.56%.

Name Poverty
High School13.26%
Bachelors or Greater6.24%
Some College3.19%
Less Than High School0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed46.67%
Female Unemployed17.31%
Female Employed2.68%
Male Employed2.35%

Port Jefferson Ny Income

Port Jefferson Ny Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$99,258$133,966
Families$133,466$164,215
Married Families$139,912-
Non Families$62,736$73,390

Port Jefferson Ny Marital Status

Port Jefferson Ny Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.8%

Male Marriage Rate

53.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Port Jefferson Ny Married by Age and Sex

Port Jefferson Ny Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Port Jefferson Ny Marital Status by Race

Port Jefferson Ny Veterans

355

Number of Veterans

326

Male Veterans

29

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam107
World War II91
Korea41
First Gulf War26
Second Gulf War12

Port Jefferson Ny Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3396.21%
Hispanic295.78%
Black1612.03%

Port Jefferson Ny Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Port Jefferson Ny Employment Status

60.9%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Port Jefferson Ny Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

68.56%

Born in New York

83.17%

Native Born

16.83%

Foreign Born

9.84%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

83.17% of Port Jefferson Ny residents were born in the United States, with 68.56% having been born in New York. 9.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.