Island Park, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Island Park, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Island Park had a population of 4,653 as of July 1, 2016. Island Park 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 Island Park is located at latitude 40.6053 and longitude -73.6554 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Island Park (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Nassau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Village of Island Park (GNIS ID: 2390912) 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 Island Park is located within Town of Hempstead, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nassau County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Island Park population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 4,653
Population in Households 4,460
Population in Familes 3,646
Population in Group Qrtrs 193
Population Density1 10,475
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 1,590
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 1,114
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,727 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 911 (52.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 679 (39.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 137 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $416,864
Average Home Value $486,828


Median Household Income $74,608
Average Household Income $91,899
Per Capita Income $32,718
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.01% 0.13%
Households -0.13% 0.05%
Families -0.27% -0.02%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
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.

Island Park, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Island Park 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 # 370 69th
Population Density1 # 22 98th
Diversity Index2 # 106 91st
Median Household Income # 408 66th
Per Capita Income # 512 57th

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