West Babylon, New York Population 2022

42,665
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West Babylon is a city located in Suffolk County New York. West Babylon has a 2020 population of 42,665. West Babylon is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -1.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 43,213 in 2010.

The average household income in West Babylon is $114,167 with a poverty rate of 4.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,796 per month, and the median house value is $358,200. The median age in West Babylon is 40.7 years, 38.3 years for males, and 42.6 years for females.

West Babylon Demographics

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

  • White: 76.78%
  • Black or African American: 12.07%
  • Other race: 5.52%
  • Asian: 3.44%
  • Two or more races: 1.78%
  • Native American: 0.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.10%
The current population of West Babylon, New York is 42,665 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 42,665.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 43,213.

West Babylon, New York Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White32,76076.78%
Black or African American5,14912.07%
Some Other Race2,3535.52%
Asian1,4663.44%
Two or More Races7581.78%
American Indian and Alaska Native1370.32%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander420.10%
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West Babylon Population by Race

West Babylon Population Pyramid $2022

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West Babylon Median Age

40.7


Total

38.3


Male

42.6


Female

West Babylon Adults

There are 34,053 adults, (6,826 of whom are seniors) in West Babylon.

West Babylon Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Child Dependency Ratio

West Babylon Sex Ratio

Female

21,686

50.83%

Male

20,979

49.17%

West Babylon Population by Age

West Babylon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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West Babylon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family56.9%43.1%
Female66.6%33.4%
All75.5%24.5%
Male81.6%18.4%
Married86.5%13.5%

75.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

West Babylon Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,4483.1375.5
Married7,3573.9186.5
Non Family3,7321.2856.9
Female1,7403.7366.6
Male6193.2781.6

3.67

Average Family Size

3.13

Average Household Size

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West Babylon Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0883.57%
9th to 12th Grade1,9676.46%
High School Graduate10,48734.44%
Some College5,48918.02%
Associates Degree3,0009.85%
Bachelors Degree5,03416.53%
Graduate Degree3,38811.13%
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West Babylon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Babylon Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White21,21719,6735,763
Hispanic4,3773,664954
Black3,5192,9631,192
Other Race1,3661,073188
Asian1,037886420
2+ Races259237122
Native American906922
Islander25

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.72%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 47.10%.

West Babylon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,001$57,886$43,562
Less Than 9th Grade$33,802$40,605$26,474
High School Graduate$43,070$54,036$32,907
Some College$45,820$52,355$42,239
Bachelors Degree$62,670$68,512$58,075
Graduate Degree$74,944$75,671$72,346

$51,001

Average Earnings

$57,886

Average Male

$43,562

Average Female

West Babylon Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Babylon Language by Age

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West Babylon Language

78.35% of West Babylon residents speak only English, while 21.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.16% of the population.

West Babylon Language

West Babylon Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White27,3611,0013.66%
Hispanic7,4344135.56%
Other265NaN%
Multiple72525935.72%
Asian1,45917011.65%
Black5,1091502.94%
Native137107.30%

4.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.90%

Male Poverty Rate

4.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Babylon

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Babylon is Multiple, with 35.72% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.35%.

West Babylon Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.14%
High School5.96%
Some College2.87%
Bachelors or Greater2.47%

West Babylon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed3.50%
Male Unemployed2.85%
Male Employed2.74%
Female Employed1.93%

West Babylon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Babylon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$100,470$114,167
Families$109,182$123,761
Married Families$118,785-
Non Families$63,449$78,052
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Income by Household Type

West Babylon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.7%

Male Marriage Rate

44.5%

Female Marriage Rate

West Babylon Married by Age and Sex

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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

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West Babylon Marital Status

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1,824

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam607
Korea312
Second Gulf War261
First Gulf War167
World War II62

West Babylon Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+610
65 to 74574
35 to 54421
55 to 64160
18 to 3459

West Babylon Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5785.86%
Black1764.45%
Hispanic1743.33%
2+ Races258.93%
Other Race241.44%
Asian212.01%

West Babylon Veterans by Race

West Babylon Veterans by Education

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6.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Babylon Veterans by Education

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68.2%

Labor Force Participation

64.9%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

West Babylon Employment by Age

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West Babylon Employment by Race

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West Babylon 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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77.39%

Born in West Babylon

84.97%

Native Born

15.03%

Foreign Born

5.10%

Non Citizen

9.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.97% of West Babylon residents were born in the United States, with 77.39% having been born in New York. 5.10% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202242,6650.00%
202142,6650.00%
202042,6650.00%
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%
201043,2130.00%

West Babylon Population by Year