Oyster Bay, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Oyster Bay, New York - Basic Facts

The Oyster Bay Census Designated Place had a population of 6,759 as of July 1, 2016. Oyster Bay 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 Oyster Bay is located at latitude 40.8681 and longitude -73.5311 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the Oyster Bay Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.37 sq. miles. Nassau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 49 feet.

The Oyster Bay Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389634) 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 Oyster Bay 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 Oyster Bay 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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Oyster Bay, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 6,759
Population in Households 6,757
Population in Familes 5,128
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 5,480
Diversity Index2 56
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,753
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 1,624
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,958 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,484 (50.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,269 (42.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 205 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $625,912
Average Home Value $635,377
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $80,126
Average Household Income $118,142
Per Capita Income $48,130
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.12% 0.24%
Households -0.03% 0.15%
Families -0.22% 0.04%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   1.89%
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.

Oyster Bay, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oyster Bay 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 # 282 77th
Population Density1 # 122 90th
Diversity Index2 # 171 86th
Median Household Income # 359 70th
Per Capita Income # 193 84th

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