According to the 2010 U.S. Census, populations in Hampton Bays and East Quogue are on the rise while populations in Quogue Village, Remsenburg/Speonk, and Westhampton Beach have dropped in the past decade.
According to U.S. Census Bureau, which releaed New York numbers on Thursday, East Quogue had 4,265 residents in 2000. However, the 2010 census shows that the population has since jumped to 4,757, an 11.5 percent increase.
The same is true in Hampton Bays where the hamlet had 12,236 residents in 2000 and has since risen to 13,603, an increase of 11.1 percent.
The population increases in both East Quogue and Hampton Bays trend higher than national, state and county averages. The United States population jumped 9.7 percent; New York State grew by 2 percent and Suffolk County’s population rose by 5 percent.
Westhampton also saw an increase in population, but by much less. The hamlet grew from 2,869 residents in 2000 to 3,079 in 2010, a .73 percent increase.
Meanwhile, other areas in western Southampton town, saw decreases in population.
Quogue Village’s population declined by .05 percent; Remsenburg/Speonk dropped by .01 percent; and Westhampton Beach’s population went down by .09 percent.
In numbers, the census reports that Quogue Village went from 1,018 residents in 2000 to 976 in 2010; Remsenburg/Speonk from 2,675 to 2,642; and Westhampton Beach from 1,902 to 1,721.
Be sure to check back at Westhampton-HamptonBays.Patch.com for more census-related articles.2000 Population 2010 Population Percent Difference East Quogue 4,264 4757 +11.5 Hampton Bays 12,236 13,603 +11.1 Quogue Village 1,018 967 -.05 Remsenburg/Speonk 2,675 2,642 -.01 Westhampton Beach Village 1,902 1,721 -.09 Westhampton 2,869 3,079 +.07