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Oakdale, New York
Oakdale is in the Town of Islip.
Oakdale is located at 40°44'23" North, 73°8'23" West (40.739858, -73.139696).
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 8,075 people, 3,035 households, and 2,148 families residing in the CDP. The population density is 939.1/km² (2,430.3/mi²). There are 3,207 housing units at an average density of 373.0/km² (965.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP is 96.88% White, 1.46% African American, 0.01% Native American, 0.67% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.47% from other races, and 0.51% from two or more races. 3.01% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 3,035 households out of which 28.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.6% are married couples living together, 8.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.2% are non-families. 24.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.60 and the average family size is 3.14.
In the CDP the population is spread out with 22.2% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 27.9% from 45 to 64, and 12.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 90.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 86.3 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP is $68,793, and the median income for a family is $88,162. Males have a median income of $53,650 versus $36,056 for females. The per capita income for the CDP is $31,239. 2.1% of the population and 0.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 1.0% of those under the age of 18 and 3.4% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
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