Hicksville, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hicksville, New York - Basic Facts

The Hicksville Census Designated Place had a population of 41,881 as of July 1, 2015. Hicksville 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 Hicksville is located at latitude 40.7641 and longitude -73.5248 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the Hicksville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Nassau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 148 feet.

The Hicksville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389922) 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 Hicksville Census Designated Place is located within Town of Oyster Bay, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nassau County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hicksville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Hicksville, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 41,881
Population in Households 41,798
Population in Familes 36,813
Population in Group Qrtrs 83
Population Density1 6,167
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 13,475
Average Household Size 3.1
Family Households 10,581
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,844 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,318 (81.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,157 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 369 ( 2.7%)
Median Home Value $384,132
Average Home Value $395,068


Median Household Income $100,121
Average Household Income $117,948
Per Capita Income $37,972
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.15% 0.2%
Households 0.09% 0.17%
Families 0.04% 0.15%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   2.2%
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.


Hicksville, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hicksville to the other 1,189 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 24 98th
Population Density1 # 93 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 102 92nd
Median Household Income # 230 81st
Per Capita Income # 364 69th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.