Roslyn, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Roslyn, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Roslyn had a population of 2,809 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Roslyn: Hempstead Harbor.

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


Total Population 2,809
Daytime Population: Workers 3,322
Daytime Population: Residents 1,554
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,876
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.74
Population in Households 2,587
Population in Familes 1,981
Population in Group Qrtrs 222
Population Density2 4,348
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $107,591
Average Household Income $175,853
Per Capita Income $72,785


Total Housing Units 1,288 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 858 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 346 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 84 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $765,496
Average Home Value $738,273


Total Households 1,204
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 696
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.19% 0.28%
Households 0.13% 0.22%
Families 1.43% 0.14%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   2.01%

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, 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 # 505 58th
Population Density # 167 86th
Diversity Index # 231 81st
Median Household Income # 181 85th
Per Capita Income # 80 93rd

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