Ronkonkoma, New York Population 2024

18,723

Ronkonkoma is a city located in Suffolk County New York. Ronkonkoma has a 2024 population of 18,723. Ronkonkoma is currently declining at a rate of -0.3% annually and its population has decreased by -1.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,953 in 2020.

The average household income in Ronkonkoma is $132,720 with a poverty rate of 3.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ronkonkoma is 37.5 years, 36.6 years for males, and 38.4 years for females.

Ronkonkoma Demographics

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

  • White: 75.54%
  • Asian: 8.06%
  • Two or more races: 6.24%
  • Black or African American: 5.28%
  • Other race: 4.81%
  • Native American: 0.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
8.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,309.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.21% (-230)
The current population of Ronkonkoma, New York is 18,723 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 18,953.

Ronkonkoma, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White14,23175.54%
Asian1,5198.06%
Two or more races1,1766.24%
Black or African American9945.28%
Other race9074.81%
Native American110.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Ronkonkoma Population by Race

Ronkonkoma Population Pyramid 2024

Ronkonkoma Median Age

37.5

Total

36.6

Male

38.4

Female

Ronkonkoma Adults

There are 15,050 adults, (2,447 of whom are seniors) in Ronkonkoma.

Ronkonkoma Age Dependency

49.5

Age Dependency Ratio

19.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Ronkonkoma Sex Ratio

Female9,32649.51%
Male9,51250.49%

Ronkonkoma Population by Age

Ronkonkoma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,1903.0478.821.2
Married3,5793.7288.311.7
Non Family1,5931.316436
Female7103.4369.430.6
Male3083.1366.233.8

3.51

Average Family Size

3.04

Average Household Size

78.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ronkonkoma Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3172.44%
9th to 12th Grade2702.08%
High School Graduate3,85829.65%
Some College2,45818.89%
Associates Degree1,34510.34%
Bachelors Degree2,61920.13%
Graduate Degree2,14316.47%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ronkonkoma Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ronkonkoma Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White9,1508,8473,062
Hispanic1,9161,745647
Asian1,0851,020751
2+ Races799735354
Black705666215
Other Race531449140
Native American11112

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 69.22%.

Ronkonkoma Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$58,404$70,327$49,712
Less Than 9th Grade$34,833$53,397$17,841
High School Graduate$51,052$65,174$44,905
Some College$57,011$70,212$47,528
Bachelors Degree$60,969$79,833$51,827
Graduate Degree$76,789$79,271$74,208

$58,404

Average Earnings

$70,327

Average Male

$49,712

Average Female

Ronkonkoma Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ronkonkoma Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ronkonkoma Language

80.2% of Ronkonkoma residents speak only English, while 19.8% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.89% of the population.

Ronkonkoma Language

Ronkonkoma Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White12,2354293.51%
Hispanic3,7821183.12%
Black992818.17%
Asian1,495211.4%
Other895161.79%
Multiple1,17680.68%

3.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.6%

Male Poverty Rate

3.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ronkonkoma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ronkonkoma is Black, with 8.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ronkonkoma is Multiple, with 0.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 3%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.93%.

Ronkonkoma Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.67%
High School4.95%
Some College3.52%
Bachelors or Greater1.36%

Ronkonkoma Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed9.18%
Male Unemployed3.38%
Male Employed2.22%
Female Employed0.56%

Ronkonkoma Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ronkonkoma Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$123,681$132,720
Families$137,894$147,417
Married Families$142,433$-999,999,999
Non Families$68,750$74,385

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ronkonkoma Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.8%

Male Marriage Rate

50.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Ronkonkoma Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ronkonkoma 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 35-44.

Ronkonkoma Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ronkonkoma Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

603

Number of Veterans

595

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam310
First Gulf War53
Second Gulf War43
World War II32
Korea28

Ronkonkoma Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+262
65 to 74198
55 to 6482
35 to 5441
18 to 3420

Ronkonkoma Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White5574.8%
Other Race244.27%
Hispanic241.09%
Black162.15%
Asian60.5%

Ronkonkoma Veterans by Race

Ronkonkoma Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ronkonkoma Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

72.5%

Labor Force Participation

67.2%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Ronkonkoma Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ronkonkoma Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ronkonkoma 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

76.28%

Born in Ronkonkoma

85.45%

Native Born

14.55%

Foreign Born

3.75%

Non Citizen

10.8%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.45% of Ronkonkoma residents were born in the United States, with 76.28% having been born in New York. 3.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Ronkonkoma Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202418,723-57-0.3%
202318,780-58-0.31%
202218,838630.34%
202118,775-178-0.94%
202018,9536443.52%
201918,30970.04%
201818,302-326-1.75%
201718,628-218-1.16%
201618,8462121.14%
201518,634-344-1.81%
201418,978-645-3.29%
201319,6232771.43%
201219,346540.28%
201119,2922101.1%
201019,08200%

Ronkonkoma Population by Year