Russell Gardens, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Russell Gardens, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Russell Gardens had a population of 966 as of July 1, 2016. Russell Gardens 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 Russell Gardens is located at latitude 40.7809 and longitude -73.7254 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Russell Gardens (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Nassau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 131 feet.

The Village of Russell Gardens (GNIS ID: 2391106) 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 Russell Gardens is located within Town of North Hempstead, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nassau County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Russell Gardens 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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Russell Gardens, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 966
Population in Households 959
Population in Familes 815
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 5,565
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 348
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 239
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 359 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 261 (72.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 87 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 3.1%)
Median Home Value $1,000,001
Average Home Value $964,943


Median Household Income $126,050
Average Household Income $197,940
Per Capita Income $79,013
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.35% 0.39%
Households 0.23% 0.34%
Families -1.58% 0.25%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   1.5%
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.

Russell Gardens, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Russell Gardens 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 # 842 30th
Population Density1 # 117 90th
Diversity Index2 # 224 81st
Median Household Income # 91 92nd
Per Capita Income # 48 96th

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