West Babylon, New York Population 2024

43,250

West Babylon is a city located in Suffolk County New York. West Babylon has a 2024 population of 43,250. West Babylon is currently growing at a rate of 0.54% annually and its population has increased by 2.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 42,316 in 2020.

The average household income in West Babylon is $137,215 with a poverty rate of 5.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in West Babylon is 43.1 years, 40.6 years for males, and 44.9 years for females.

West Babylon Demographics

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

  • White: 72.04%
  • Black or African American: 12.52%
  • Other race: 7.95%
  • Two or more races: 5.67%
  • Asian: 1.67%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
8.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
5,115.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.21% (934)
The current population of West Babylon, New York is 43,250 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 42,316.

West Babylon, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White30,82172.04%
Black or African American5,35612.52%
Other race3,4017.95%
Two or more races2,4265.67%
Asian7131.67%
Native American660.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

West Babylon Population by Race

West Babylon Population Pyramid 2024

West Babylon Median Age

43.1

Total

40.6

Male

44.9

Female

West Babylon Adults

There are 34,955 adults, (7,633 of whom are seniors) in West Babylon.

West Babylon Age Dependency

56.6

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Child Dependency Ratio

West Babylon Sex Ratio

Female21,64650.59%
Male21,13749.41%

West Babylon Population by Age

West Babylon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All13,9573.0276.723.3
Married7,0353.7585.314.7
Non Family3,9771.3262.837.2
Female2,0123.6473.826.2
Male9333.4977.622.4

3.5

Average Family Size

3.02

Average Household Size

76.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

West Babylon Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8575.95%
9th to 12th Grade1,4404.61%
High School Graduate9,73231.17%
Some College5,22316.73%
Associates Degree3,27710.5%
Bachelors Degree5,36517.18%
Graduate Degree4,32613.86%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

West Babylon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Babylon Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White21,99420,0996,668
Hispanic4,4733,7531,375
Black3,7603,2331,230
Other Race2,0981,677573
2+ Races1,3591,199523
Asian526430274
Native American666613

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 52.09%.

West Babylon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$59,304$69,980$54,450
Less Than 9th Grade$52,188$50,391$57,759
High School Graduate$46,705$58,080$35,709
Some College$56,809$72,268$48,178
Bachelors Degree$71,556$77,571$68,301
Graduate Degree$87,530$96,188$84,444

$59,304

Average Earnings

$69,980

Average Male

$54,450

Average Female

West Babylon Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Babylon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

West Babylon Language

80.08% of West Babylon residents speak only English, while 19.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.2% of the population.

West Babylon Language

West Babylon Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White28,1801,5945.66%
Hispanic7,2683675.05%
Black5,3143656.87%
Other3,3472437.26%
Asian7069313.17%
Multiple2,410672.78%

5.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.08%

Male Poverty Rate

6.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Babylon

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Babylon is Asian, with 13.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Babylon is Multiple, with 2.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.44%.

West Babylon Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.01%
High School9.43%
Some College3.43%
Bachelors or Greater2.71%

West Babylon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed10.76%
Female Unemployed8.5%
Female Employed2.35%
Male Employed1.85%

West Babylon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Babylon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$121,266$137,215
Families$129,146$147,000
Married Families$140,188$-999,999,999
Non Families$76,861$94,518

mean

median

Income by Household Type

West Babylon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.1%

Male Marriage Rate

43.3%

Female Marriage Rate

West Babylon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

West Babylon 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 35-44.

West Babylon Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

West Babylon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,538

Number of Veterans

1,468

Male Veterans

70

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam597
First Gulf War246
Second Gulf War222
Korea168
World War II85

West Babylon Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+600
65 to 74365
35 to 54304
55 to 64194
18 to 3475

West Babylon Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,2814.91%
Black2034.82%
Hispanic1653.19%
2+ Races483.12%
Other Race60.24%

West Babylon Veterans by Race

West Babylon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.6%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Babylon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.3%

Labor Force Participation

63.6%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

West Babylon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

West Babylon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

West Babylon 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

77.19%

Born in West Babylon

85.16%

Native Born

14.84%

Foreign Born

5.25%

Non Citizen

9.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.16% of West Babylon residents were born in the United States, with 77.19% having been born in New York. 5.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

West Babylon Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202443,2502340.54%
202343,0162330.54%
202242,783-614-1.41%
202143,3971,0812.55%
202042,316-349-0.82%
201942,665-253-0.59%
201842,918-250-0.58%
201743,168-191-0.44%
201643,3596951.63%
201542,664-1,061-2.43%
201443,7252290.53%
201343,496-679-1.54%
201244,1754210.96%
201143,7545411.25%
201043,21300%

West Babylon Population by Year