Lakeview, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lakeview, New York - Basic Facts

The Lakeview Census Designated Place had a population of 5,795 as of July 1, 2017. Lakeview 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 Lakeview is located at latitude 40.6777 and longitude -73.6497 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the Lakeview Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles. Nassau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 39 feet.

The Lakeview Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390030) 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 Lakeview Census Designated Place is located within Town of Hempstead, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nassau County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lakeview population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lakeview: Lake View, Woodfield.

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Lakeview, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,795
Daytime Population: Workers 617
Daytime Population: Residents 2,948
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,565
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.62
Population in Households 5,727
Population in Familes 5,090
Population in Group Qrtrs 68
Population Density2 5,796
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $103,238
Average Household Income $118,048
Per Capita Income $31,254


Total Housing Units 1,573 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,323 (84.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 193 (12.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $378,141
Average Home Value $412,736


Total Households 1,516
Average Household Size 3.78
Family Households 1,295
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.44% 0.43%
Households 0.27% 0.31%
Families 0.19% 0.28%
Median Household Income   1.16%
Per Capita Income   2.39%

Lakeview, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lakeview to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 313 74th
Population Density # 112 91st
Diversity Index # 227 81st
Median Household Income # 212 82nd
Per Capita Income # 602 50th

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