|Baiting Hollow, New York|
|Hamlet and census-designated place|
|o Total||3.2 sq mi (8.3 km2)|
|o Land||3.2 sq mi (8.3 km2)|
|o Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||105 ft (32 m)|
|o Density||510/sq mi (200/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|o Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||0942815|
Baiting Hollow is a census-designated place (CDP) roughly corresponding to the hamlet by the same name in the Town of Riverhead in Suffolk County, New York, United States. The CDP's population was 1,642 at the 2010 census.
The popular Splish Splash Water Park is located five minutes from Baiting Hollow.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,449 people, 600 households, and 429 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 448.7 per square mile (173.2/km²). There were 962 housing units at an average density of 297.9/sq mi (115.0/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.27% White, 1.38% African American, 0.55% Asian, 0.97% from other races, and 0.83% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.00% of the population.
There were 600 households out of which 24.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.0% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.5% were non-families. 24.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.84.
In the CDP, the population was spread out with 18.9% under the age of 18, 4.8% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 33.7% from 45 to 64, and 13.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 108.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.2 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $128,622, and the median income for a family was $126,455. Males had a median income of $128,036 versus $121,685 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $96,375. About 1.8% of families and 4.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 13.8% of those age 65 or over.