West Babylon, New York Population 2020

42,918
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West Babylon is a city located in New York. West Babylon has a 2020 population of 42,918. West Babylon is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -0.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 43,213 in 2010. West Babylon reached it's highest population of 44,175 in 2012.

The average household income in West Babylon is $108,085 with a poverty rate of 4.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,750 per month, and the median house value is $348,800. The median age in West Babylon is 41.2 years, 38.7 years for males, and 43 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.1 males.

West Babylon Demographics

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

  • White: 76.80%
  • Black or African American: 11.70%
  • Other race: 5.53%
  • Asian: 3.96%
  • Two or more races: 1.70%
  • Native American: 0.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.10%
The current population of West Babylon, New York is 42,918, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 42,918.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 43,213.

West Babylon, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White32,96176.80%
Black or African American5,02311.70%
Some Other Race2,3725.53%
Asian1,7003.96%
Two or More Races7301.70%
American Indian and Alaska Native880.21%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander440.10%
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West Babylon Population Pyramid 2020

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West Babylon Median Age

41.2


Total

38.7


Male

43


Female

West Babylon Adults

There are 34,086 adults, (6,871 of whom are seniors) in West Babylon.

West Babylon Age Dependency

57.7

Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Child Dependency Ratio

West Babylon Sex Ratio

Female

21,881

50.98%

Male

21,037

49.02%

West Babylon Households and Families

West Babylon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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West Babylon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85%15%
Male84.5%15.5%
All75.1%24.9%
Female62.2%37.8%
Non Family57.4%42.6%

75.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,3513.1775.1
Married7,6063.8985
Non Family3,4161.2757.4
Female1,6503.6962.2
Male6793.3184.5

3.7

Average Family Size

3.17

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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West Babylon Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1183.69%
9th to 12th Grade2,1527.11%
High School Graduate10,87735.92%
Some College5,46218.04%
Associates Degree3,0019.91%
Bachelors Degree4,71015.55%
Graduate Degree2,9619.78%
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West Babylon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White21,57119,8085,290
Hispanic4,0213,159759
Black3,2722,767954
Other Race1,4141,025183
Asian1,2021,106574
Multiple Races265255139
Native American3612
Islander23

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 96.23%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 52.45%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,963$54,741$41,186
Less Than High School$27,306$40,779$20,625
High School Grad$40,409$51,259$33,641
Some College$45,711$51,853$41,008
Bachelors Degree$55,559$68,371$48,241
Graduate Degree$78,009$87,880$74,632

$47,963

Average Earnings

$54,741

Average Male

$41,186

Average Female

West Babylon Language

West Babylon Language by Age

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West Babylon Language

79.19% of West Babylon residents speak only English, while 20.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.12% of the population.

West Babylon Poverty

West Babylon Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White28,0639583.41%
Hispanic7,1694376.10%
Other2,35734114.47%
Black4,9442605.26%
Asian1,69218911.17%
Multiple69717224.68%
Native881213.64%

4.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.15%

Male Poverty Rate

4.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Babylon

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Babylon is Multiple, with 24.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Babylon is White, with 3.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.66%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School8.77%
High School4.87%
Some College3.23%
Bachelors or Greater2.78%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed4.73%
Female Unemployed3.27%
Female Employed2.86%
Male Employed2.13%

West Babylon Income

West Babylon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$93,420$108,085
Families$103,621$118,301
Married Families$112,868-
Non Families$59,079$68,512
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West Babylon Marital Status

West Babylon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.0%

Male Marriage Rate

46.3%

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 Veterans

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1,771

Number of Veterans

1,575

Male Veterans

196

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam575
Korea283
Second Gulf War200
First Gulf War131
World War II64
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Age Group Veterans
75+568
65 to 74563
35 to 54393
55 to 64187
18 to 3460
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5655.78%
Black1353.68%
Hispanic1042.15%
Asian312.53%
2 or More217.61%
Other191.09%

West Babylon Veterans by Education

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6.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Babylon Employment Status

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66.3%

Labor Force Participation

62.8%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

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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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76.84%

Born in New York

84.74%

Native Born

15.26%

Foreign Born

5.46%

Non Citizen

9.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.74% of West Babylon residents were born in the United States, with 76.84% having been born in New York. 5.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202042,9180.00%
201942,9180.00%
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%