Roslyn, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Roslyn, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Roslyn had a population of 2,821 as of July 1, 2016. Roslyn 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 Roslyn is located at latitude 40.7998 and longitude -73.6504 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Roslyn (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Nassau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 39 feet.

The Village of Roslyn (GNIS ID: 2391100) 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 Roslyn is located within Town of North Hempstead, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nassau County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Roslyn 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 Roslyn: Hempstead Harbor.

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


Total Population 2,821
Population in Households 2,594
Population in Familes 1,991
Population in Group Qrtrs 227
Population Density1 4,367
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 1,210
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 703
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,288 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 858 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 353 (27.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $756,629
Average Home Value $725,000


Median Household Income $103,439
Average Household Income $166,381
Per Capita Income $69,021
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.29% 0.38%
Households 0.23% 0.3%
Families 1.82% 0.25%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   1.37%
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.

Roslyn, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Roslyn 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 # 503 58th
Population Density1 # 164 86th
Diversity Index2 # 233 81st
Median Household Income # 181 85th
Per Capita Income # 77 94th

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