East Garden City, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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East Garden City, New York - Basic Facts

The East Garden City Census Designated Place had a population of 6,694 as of July 1, 2016. East Garden City ranks in the upper 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 East Garden City is located at latitude 40.7318 and longitude -73.5976 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the East Garden City Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Nassau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 92 feet.

The East Garden City Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389431) has a X0 Census Class Code which indicates deleted feature that was a non-governmental entity. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The East Garden City Census Designated Place is located within Town of Hempstead, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nassau County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with East Garden City 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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East Garden City, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,694
Population in Households 3,062
Population in Familes 2,262
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,632
Population Density1 2,239
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 1,482
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 876
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,552 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 854 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 628 (40.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $682,476
Average Home Value $704,128


Median Household Income $95,556
Average Household Income $138,277
Per Capita Income $40,831
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.21% 1.04%
Households 3.27% 2.2%
Families 3.07% 2.08%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.18%
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.

East Garden City, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Garden City 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 # 287 76th
Population Density1 # 390 67th
Diversity Index2 # 125 90th
Median Household Income # 244 80th
Per Capita Income # 309 74th

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