Lake Erie Beach, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lake Erie Beach, New York - Basic Facts

The Lake Erie Beach Census Designated Place had a population of 3,886 as of July 1, 2016. Lake Erie Beach ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Lake Erie Beach is located at latitude 42.6242 and longitude -79.0786 in Erie County. The formal boundaries for the Lake Erie Beach Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Erie County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 627 feet.

The Lake Erie Beach Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390015) 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 Lake Erie Beach Census Designated Place is located within Town of Evans, a minor civil division (MCD) of Erie County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lake Erie Beach 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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Lake Erie Beach, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,886
Population in Households 3,868
Population in Familes 3,041
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density1 1,017
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 1,648
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 1,061
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,136 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,373 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 275 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 488 (22.8%)
Median Home Value $96,906
Average Home Value $132,963


Median Household Income $55,120
Average Household Income $68,137
Per Capita Income $29,026
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.06% 0.12%
Households 0.32% 0.25%
Families 0.12% 0.13%
Median Household Income   0.42%
Per Capita Income   1.34%
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.

Lake Erie Beach, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake Erie Beach 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 # 413 66th
Population Density1 # 698 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 932 22nd
Median Household Income # 655 45th
Per Capita Income # 653 45th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.