East Setauket, New York Population 2024

10,860

East Setauket is a city located in Suffolk County New York. East Setauket has a 2024 population of 10,860. East Setauket is currently growing at a rate of 2.97% annually and its population has increased by 13.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,531 in 2020.

The average household income in East Setauket is $185,732 with a poverty rate of 3.22%. The median age in East Setauket is 45.9 years: 46.8 years for males, and 44.8 years for females.

East Setauket Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of East Setauket was:

  • White: 79.01%
  • Asian: 9.96%
  • Two or more races: 6.81%
  • Black or African American: 2.81%
  • Other race: 1.08%
  • Native American: 0.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
6.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,803.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
13.94% (1,329)
The current population of East Setauket, New York is 10,860 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,531.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,08679.01%
Asian1,0199.96%
Two or more races6976.81%
Black or African American2882.81%
Other race1111.08%
Native American330.32%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

East Setauket Population by Race

East Setauket Population Pyramid 2024

East Setauket Median Age

45.9

Total

46.8

Male

44.8

Female

East Setauket Adults

There are 8,162 adults, (1,884 of whom are seniors) in East Setauket.

East Setauket Age Dependency

63

Age Dependency Ratio

30

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33

Child Dependency Ratio

East Setauket Sex Ratio

Female5,28151.6%
Male4,95348.4%

East Setauket Population by Age

East Setauket Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,7112.7488.511.5
Married2,2673.3198.11.9
Non Family8801.4879.920.1
Female4362.2754.445.6
Male1282.94937

3.1

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

88.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

East Setauket Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade500.71%
Associates Degree75410.68%
Bachelors Degree1,67123.67%
Graduate Degree2,59136.7%
High School Graduate91612.97%
Less Than 9th Grade1091.54%
Some College96913.73%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

East Setauket Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

East Setauket Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White5,7865,6613,415
Asian571561452
Hispanic351339170
2+ Races204192161
Black19017899
Other Race797926
Native American252513

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 79.16%.

East Setauket Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$79,426$92,917$71,806
Graduate Degree$121,293$139,609$95,083
High School Graduate$41,048$42,034$36,771
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$78,664$97,736$70,833
Some College$68,147$68,819$65,806

$78,664

Average Earnings

$97,736

Average Male

$70,833

Average Female

East Setauket Earnings by Educational Attainment

East Setauket Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

East Setauket Language

87.85% of East Setauket residents speak only English, while 12.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.66% of the population.

East Setauket Language

East Setauket Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,4882583.45%
Asian1,019393.83%
Multiple697253.59%
Black28851.74%

3.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.39%

Male Poverty Rate

3.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Setauket

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Setauket is Asian, with 3.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Setauket is Black, with 1.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.59%.

East Setauket Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.58%
Some College3.31%
High School2.54%
Bachelors or Greater2.49%

East Setauket Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed1.67%
Female Employed1.61%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

East Setauket Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

East Setauket Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$172,950$215,240
Households$145,369$185,732
Married Families$201,205$-999,999,999
Non Families$63,750$86,759

mean

median

Income by Household Type

East Setauket Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.5%

Male Marriage Rate

54.5%

Female Marriage Rate

East Setauket Married by Age and Sex

male

female

East Setauket Marriage

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

East Setauket Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

East Setauket Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

310

Number of Veterans

281

Male Veterans

29

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam127
First Gulf War70
Second Gulf War44
Korea23
World War II0

East Setauket Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+100
35 to 5478
55 to 6466
65 to 7466
18 to 340

East Setauket Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2834.25%
Native American1648.48%
Hispanic132.52%
2+ Races72.12%
Black41.86%

East Setauket Veterans by Race

East Setauket Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Setauket Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.7%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

East Setauket Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

East Setauket Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

East Setauket Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

77.12%

Born in East Setauket

89.44%

Native Born

10.56%

Foreign Born

2.4%

Non Citizen

8.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.44% of East Setauket residents were born in the United States, with 77.12% having been born in New York. 2.4% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

East Setauket Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202410,8603132.97%
202310,5473133.06%
202210,2343133.15%
20219,9213904.09%
20209,53100%

East Setauket Population by Year