Great Neck Gardens, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Great Neck Gardens, New York - Basic Facts

The Great Neck Gardens Census Designated Place had a population of 1,163 as of July 1, 2017. Great Neck Gardens 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 Great Neck Gardens is located at latitude 40.797 and longitude -73.7227 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the Great Neck Gardens Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Nassau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 98 feet.

The Great Neck Gardens Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389869) 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 Great Neck Gardens Census Designated Place is located within Town of North Hempstead, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nassau County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Great Neck Gardens 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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Great Neck Gardens, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,163
Daytime Population: Workers 58
Daytime Population: Residents 676
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 734
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 1,163
Population in Familes 1,079
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 6,813
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $145,360
Average Household Income $227,434
Per Capita Income $76,265


Total Housing Units 401 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 351 (87.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 ( 7.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $943,939
Average Home Value $981,786


Total Households 380
Average Household Size 3.06
Family Households 313
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 -0.27% -0.12%
Households -0.46% -0.26%
Families -0.93% -0.26%
Median Household Income   0.57%
Per Capita Income   1.21%

Great Neck Gardens, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Great Neck Gardens 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 # 786 34th
Population Density # 73 94th
Diversity Index # 358 70th
Median Household Income # 70 94th
Per Capita Income # 66 95th

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