Centre Island, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Centre Island, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Centre Island had a population of 418 as of July 1, 2016. Centre Island ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Centre Island is located at latitude 40.8985 and longitude -73.5219 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Centre Island (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Nassau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 33 feet.

The Village of Centre Island (GNIS ID: 2391596) 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 Centre Island is located within Town of Oyster Bay, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nassau County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Centre Island 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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Centre Island, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 418
Population in Households 418
Population in Familes 342
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 384
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 170
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 114
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 235 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 143 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 (11.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 (27.7%)
Median Home Value $1,000,001
Average Home Value $1,160,664


Median Household Income $156,282
Average Household Income $231,730
Per Capita Income $94,244
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.31% 0.47%
Households 0.19% 0.35%
Families 0.0% 0.35%
Median Household Income   1.35%
Per Capita Income   1.32%
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.

Centre Island, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Centre Island 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 # 1072 10th
Population Density1 # 1022 15th
Diversity Index2 # 463 61st
Median Household Income # 46 96th
Per Capita Income # 7 99th

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