Centereach, New York Population 2022

31,493
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Centereach is a city located in Suffolk County New York. Centereach has a 2020 population of 31,493. Centereach is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -0.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 31,578 in 2010.

The average household income in Centereach is $124,700 with a poverty rate of 5.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,956 per month, and the median house value is $346,300. The median age in Centereach is 37.9 years, 36.8 years for males, and 39.3 years for females.

Centereach Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Centereachwas:

  • White: 86.35%
  • Asian: 5.04%
  • Black or African American: 4.38%
  • Other race: 2.13%
  • Two or more races: 2.04%
  • Native American: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Centereach, New York is 31,493 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 31,493.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 31,578.

Centereach, New York Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27,19386.35%
Asian1,5865.04%
Black or African American1,3794.38%
Some Other Race6702.13%
Two or More Races6422.04%
American Indian and Alaska Native230.07%
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Centereach Population by Race

Centereach Population Pyramid $2022

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Centereach Median Age

37.9


Total

36.8


Male

39.3


Female

Centereach Adults

There are 24,515 adults, (4,598 of whom are seniors) in Centereach.

Centereach Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Centereach Sex Ratio

Female

16,098

51.12%

Male

15,395

48.88%

Centereach Population by Age

Centereach Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Centereach Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family62.3%37.7%
Female70.8%29.2%
Male72.9%27.1%
All84.1%15.9%
Married95.6%4.4%

84.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Centereach Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,6753.2484.1
Married5,8643.7295.6
Non Family2,0521.1862.3
Female1,2534.1770.8
Male5063.6572.9

3.69

Average Family Size

3.24

Average Household Size

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Centereach Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6332.96%
9th to 12th Grade1,0184.75%
High School Graduate6,86732.07%
Some College4,26219.91%
Associates Degree2,27810.64%
Bachelors Degree3,63216.96%
Graduate Degree2,72012.70%
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Centereach Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Centereach Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White16,52915,7214,831
Hispanic2,6952,199555
Asian1,161958707
Black819705168
Other Race33826263
2+ Races264233118
Native American2312

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.11%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 60.90%.

Centereach Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$53,320$70,970$43,506
Less Than 9th Grade$25,223$26,797$22,177
High School Graduate$46,471$60,694$32,622
Some College$50,413$69,178$42,923
Bachelors Degree$74,925$100,391$55,536
Graduate Degree$78,031$96,622$69,556

$53,320

Average Earnings

$70,970

Average Male

$43,506

Average Female

Centereach Earnings by Educational Attainment

Centereach Language by Age

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Centereach Language

84.78% of Centereach residents speak only English, while 15.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.99% of the population.

Centereach Language

Centereach Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,6749404.15%
Hispanic5,21659311.37%
Asian1,566915.81%
Black1,377614.43%
Other30NaN%
Multiple64030.47%

5.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.64%

Male Poverty Rate

5.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Centereach

The race most likely to be in poverty in Centereach is Hispanic, with 11.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Centereach is Multiple, with 0.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.85%.

Centereach Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.59%
Bachelors or Greater4.35%
High School3.88%
Some College2.99%

Centereach Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed17.36%
Female Unemployed5.81%
Female Employed1.78%
Male Employed1.56%

Centereach Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Centereach Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$107,184$124,700
Families$122,056$138,733
Married Families$132,063-
Non Families$49,281$62,868
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Income by Household Type

Centereach Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Centereach Married by Age and Sex

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Centereach Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Centereach Marital Status by Race

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Centereach Marital Status

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1,367

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam526
Korea129
Second Gulf War109
World War II99
First Gulf War94

Centereach Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+524
65 to 74381
55 to 64227
35 to 54201
18 to 3434

Centereach Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3046.09%
Hispanic842.51%
Black424.45%
Other Race173.49%
2+ Races41.05%

Centereach Veterans by Race

Centereach Veterans by Education

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0.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Centereach Veterans by Education

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66.6%

Labor Force Participation

63%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Centereach Employment by Age

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Centereach Employment by Race

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Centereach Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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82.86%

Born in Centereach

88.56%

Native Born

11.44%

Foreign Born

3.80%

Non Citizen

7.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.56% of Centereach residents were born in the United States, with 82.86% having been born in New York. 3.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Centereach Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202231,4930.00%
202131,4930.00%
202031,4930.00%
201931,493-535-1.67%
201832,028750.23%
201731,953-204-0.63%
201632,157-492-1.51%
201532,6493791.17%
201432,270-468-1.43%
201332,7382950.91%
201232,443-7-0.02%
201132,4508722.76%
201031,5780.00%

Centereach Population by Year