Great Neck, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Great Neck, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Great Neck had a population of 10,173 as of July 1, 2016. Great Neck 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 Great Neck is located at latitude 40.8024 and longitude -73.7331 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Great Neck (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Nassau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 112 feet.

The Village of Great Neck (GNIS ID: 2390866) 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 Great Neck is located within Town of North Hempstead, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nassau County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Great Neck 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 Great Neck: Greatneck.

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


Total Population 10,173
Population in Households 10,157
Population in Familes 8,958
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density1 7,631
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 3,511
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 2,633
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,668 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,461 (67.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,050 (28.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 157 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $817,381
Average Home Value $796,881


Median Household Income $98,698
Average Household Income $143,611
Per Capita Income $49,617
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.29% 0.35%
Households 0.17% 0.27%
Families 0.08% 0.21%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   1.81%
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.

Great Neck, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Great Neck 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 # 189 84th
Population Density1 # 57 95th
Diversity Index2 # 203 83rd
Median Household Income # 222 82nd
Per Capita Income # 177 85th

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