Inwood, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Inwood, New York - Basic Facts

The Inwood Census Designated Place had a population of 9,957 as of July 1, 2016. Inwood 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 Inwood is located at latitude 40.6213 and longitude -73.757 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the Inwood Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.62 sq. miles. Nassau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Inwood Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389968) 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 Inwood Census Designated Place is located within Town of Hempstead, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nassau County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Inwood 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 Inwood: Northwest Point, Westville.

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


Total Population 9,957
Population in Households 9,936
Population in Familes 8,425
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density1 6,244
Diversity Index2 87


Total Households 2,957
Average Household Size 3.36
Family Households 2,214
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 3,209 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,250 (39.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,707 (53.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 252 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $402,036
Average Home Value $430,260


Median Household Income $58,119
Average Household Income $79,954
Per Capita Income $23,825
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.27% 0.27%
Households -0.04% 0.11%
Families -0.16% 0.05%
Median Household Income   2.97%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
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.

Inwood, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Inwood 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 # 194 84th
Population Density1 # 91 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 6 100th
Median Household Income # 582 51st
Per Capita Income # 930 22nd

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