Crown Heights, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Crown Heights, New York - Basic Facts

The Crown Heights Census Designated Place had a population of 2,837 as of July 1, 2016. Crown Heights ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Crown Heights is located at latitude 41.6417 and longitude -73.9287 in Dutchess County. The formal boundaries for the Crown Heights Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dutchess County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 112 feet.

The Crown Heights Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389378) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Crown Heights Census Designated Place is located within Town of Poughkeepsie, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dutchess County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Crown Heights population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Crown Heights, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,837
Population in Households 2,837
Population in Familes 2,475
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 3,361
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 1,026
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 770
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,072 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 848 (79.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 178 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $272,174
Average Home Value $281,515


Median Household Income $81,007
Average Household Income $91,584
Per Capita Income $33,121
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.02% 0.05%
Households 0.13% 0.14%
Families 0.0% 0.05%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Crown Heights, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crown Heights to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 502 58th
Population Density1 # 244 80th
Diversity Index2 # 172 86th
Median Household Income # 350 71st
Per Capita Income # 504 58th

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