Cedarhurst, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Cedarhurst, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Cedarhurst had a population of 6,773 as of July 1, 2016. Cedarhurst 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 Cedarhurst is located at latitude 40.6252 and longitude -73.7278 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Cedarhurst (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Nassau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 30 feet.

The Village of Cedarhurst (GNIS ID: 2391593) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Cedarhurst is located within Town of Hempstead, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nassau County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cedarhurst: Ocean Point.

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


Total Population 6,773
Population in Households 6,772
Population in Familes 5,957
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 10,034
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 2,266
Average Household Size 2.99
Family Households 1,634
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 2,382 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,492 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 774 (32.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 116 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $581,800
Average Home Value $611,796


Median Household Income $89,310
Average Household Income $125,917
Per Capita Income $42,132
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.43% 0.38%
Households 0.17% 0.25%
Families 0.05% 0.18%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
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.

Cedarhurst, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cedarhurst 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 # 279 77th
Population Density1 # 25 98th
Diversity Index2 # 262 78th
Median Household Income # 288 76th
Per Capita Income # 288 76th

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