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 3,945 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Lake Erie Beach, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,945
Daytime Population: Workers 151
Daytime Population: Residents 1,870
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,021
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.51
Population in Households 3,927
Population in Familes 3,082
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density2 1,032
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $56,919
Average Household Income $72,298
Per Capita Income $30,493


Total Housing Units 2,144 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,383 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 274 (12.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 487 (22.7%)
Median Home Value $109,178
Average Home Value $148,553


Total Households 1,657
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 1,064
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.26% 0.23%
Households 0.35% 0.3%
Families 0.14% 0.15%
Median Household Income   0.75%
Per Capita Income   2.47%

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, 2017 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 # 411 66th
Population Density # 688 43rd
Diversity Index # 926 22nd
Median Household Income # 653 45th
Per Capita Income # 633 47th

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