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Hewlett, New York - Basic Facts

The Hewlett Census Designated Place had a population of 6,781 as of July 1, 2016. Hewlett 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 Hewlett is located at latitude 40.642 and longitude -73.6944 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the Hewlett Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Nassau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 23 feet.

The Hewlett Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389921) 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 Hewlett Census Designated Place is located within Town of Hempstead, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nassau County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hewlett 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 Hewlett: Cedar Grove, Fenhurst, Hewletts.

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


Total Population 6,781
Population in Households 6,761
Population in Familes 5,817
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density1 7,696
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 2,515
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 1,794
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,708 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,963 (72.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 552 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 193 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $464,334
Average Home Value $494,498


Median Household Income $83,502
Average Household Income $116,304
Per Capita Income $43,229
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.09% 0.11%
Households -0.2% 0.02%
Families -0.34% -0.06%
Median Household Income   3.38%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
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.

Hewlett, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hewlett 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 # 278 77th
Population Density1 # 51 96th
Diversity Index2 # 228 81st
Median Household Income # 330 72nd
Per Capita Income # 259 78th

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