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


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Garden City South, New York - Basic Facts

The Garden City South Census Designated Place had a population of 3,893 as of July 1, 2016. Garden City South ranks in the upper 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 Garden City South is located at latitude 40.7121 and longitude -73.6604 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the Garden City South Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Nassau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 72 feet.

The Garden City South Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389827) 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 Garden City South Census Designated Place is located within Town of Hempstead, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nassau County.

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


Total Population 3,893
Population in Households 3,889
Population in Familes 3,424
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 9,631
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 1,329
Average Household Size 2.93
Family Households 1,016
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,429 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,133 (79.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 196 (13.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 100 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $450,000
Average Home Value $455,980


Median Household Income $100,776
Average Household Income $127,088
Per Capita Income $43,418
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.53% -0.21%
Households -0.65% -0.32%
Families -0.75% -0.38%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   1.52%
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.

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

The table below compares Garden City South 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 # 412 66th
Population Density1 # 29 98th
Diversity Index2 # 332 73rd
Median Household Income # 204 83rd
Per Capita Income # 253 79th

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