Port Washington is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Port Washington Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Nassau County at latitude 40.8257 and longitude -73.6982. Nassau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 102 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Port Washington Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 4.18 sq. miles and a water area of 1.43 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Port Washington: Cow Bay, Sinsinck.Photos of the local Port Washington, NY area
|Population in Households||16,147|
|Population in Familes||14,051|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||206|
|Average Household Size||2.74|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||6,323 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4,440 (70.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,449 (22.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||434 ( 6.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$650,421|
|Average Home Value||$679,966|
|Median Household Income||$145,242|
|Average Household Income||$179,807|
|Per Capita Income||$64,686|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.44%|
|Per Capita Income||3.94%|
The table below compares Port Washington to the other 1,189 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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.
|Total Population||# 115||90th|
|Population Density1||# 189||84th|
|Diversity Index2||# 182||85th|
|Median Household Income||# 73||94th|
|Per Capita Income||# 89||93rd|
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