Sound Beach, New York Population 2024

7,228

Sound Beach is a city located in Suffolk County New York. Sound Beach has a 2024 population of 7,228. Sound Beach is currently growing at a rate of 0.51% annually and its population has increased by 2.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,080 in 2020.

The average household income in Sound Beach is $121,284 with a poverty rate of 1.76%. The median age in Sound Beach is 42.8 years: 42.5 years for males, and 43 years for females.

Sound Beach Demographics

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

  • White: 86.36%
  • Two or more races: 7.03%
  • Asian: 2.8%
  • Other race: 2.19%
  • Black or African American: 1.44%
  • Native American: 0.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,416.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.09% (148)
The current population of Sound Beach, New York is 7,228 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,080.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,17886.36%
Two or more races5037.03%
Asian2002.8%
Other race1572.19%
Black or African American1031.44%
Native American130.18%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Sound Beach Population by Race

Sound Beach Population Pyramid 2024

Sound Beach Median Age

42.8

Total

42.5

Male

43

Female

Sound Beach Adults

There are 5,439 adults, (852 of whom are seniors) in Sound Beach.

Sound Beach Age Dependency

56

Age Dependency Ratio

18.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Sound Beach Sex Ratio

Female3,76552.63%
Male3,38947.37%

Sound Beach Population by Age

Sound Beach Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,6102.7283.816.2
Married1,3453.7594.65.4
Non Family9591.2278.221.8
Male1902.6133.766.3
Female1163.2585.314.7

3.52

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

83.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sound Beach Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade941.95%
Associates Degree51210.61%
Bachelors Degree1,09122.6%
Graduate Degree87718.17%
High School Graduate1,27326.37%
Less Than 9th Grade170.35%
Some College96319.95%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sound Beach Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sound Beach Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White4,1174,0561,722
Hispanic374328109
2+ Races307307102
Asian13013052
Other Race909027
Black716725
Native American131313

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 native american people with a rate of 100%.

Sound Beach Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$70,000$106,699$57,855
Graduate Degree$86,295$79,423$93,906
High School Graduate$54,750$75,101$36,932
Less Than 9th Grade$34,569$35,500$33,182
Overall$69,185$77,674$57,638
Some College$61,250$83,333$46,708

$69,185

Average Earnings

$77,674

Average Male

$57,638

Average Female

Sound Beach Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sound Beach Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sound Beach Language

86.94% of Sound Beach residents speak only English, while 13.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.55% of the population.

Sound Beach Language

Sound Beach Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,0171222.03%
Black10343.88%

1.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.5%

Male Poverty Rate

2.9%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sound Beach

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sound Beach is Black, with 3.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sound Beach is White, with 2.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 3.14%.

Sound Beach Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade3.6%
Bachelors or Greater2.44%
High School2.12%
Some College0.88%

Sound Beach Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed1.71%
Male Unemployed1.64%
Male Employed0.81%
Female Unemployed0%

Sound Beach Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sound Beach Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$143,902$146,452
Households$124,070$121,284
Married Families$147,738$-999,999,999
Non Families$49,832$73,809

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sound Beach Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.4%

Male Marriage Rate

43.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Sound Beach Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sound Beach 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.

Sound Beach Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sound Beach Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

134

Number of Veterans

134

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam43
Second Gulf War32
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Sound Beach Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+47
18 to 3432
55 to 6428
65 to 7427
35 to 540

Sound Beach Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1342.82%

Sound Beach Veterans by Race

Sound Beach Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sound Beach Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.2%

Labor Force Participation

65.5%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Sound Beach Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sound Beach Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sound Beach 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

84.18%

Born in Sound Beach

90.02%

Native Born

9.98%

Foreign Born

2.77%

Non Citizen

7.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.02% of Sound Beach residents were born in the United States, with 84.18% having been born in New York. 2.77% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Sound Beach Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20247,228370.51%
20237,191370.52%
20227,154-135-1.85%
20217,2892092.95%
20207,080-741-9.47%
20197,821-272-3.36%
20188,093530.66%
20178,040390.49%
20168,001-70-0.87%
20158,0715917.9%
20147,480-232-3.01%
20137,7125257.3%
20127,187-214-2.89%
20117,401-211-2.77%
20107,61200%

Sound Beach Population by Year