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South Valley Stream, New York - Basic Facts

The South Valley Stream Census Designated Place had a population of 5,955 as of July 1, 2016. South Valley Stream 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 South Valley Stream is located at latitude 40.6558 and longitude -73.7185 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the South Valley Stream Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Nassau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The South Valley Stream Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390326) 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 South Valley Stream Census Designated Place is located within Town of Hempstead, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nassau County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with South Valley Stream 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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South Valley Stream, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,955
Population in Households 5,949
Population in Familes 5,352
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 6,843
Diversity Index2 75


Total Households 1,951
Average Household Size 3.05
Family Households 1,530
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 2,088 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,460 (69.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 491 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 137 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $464,173
Average Home Value $490,137


Median Household Income $96,713
Average Household Income $112,646
Per Capita Income $36,938
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.02% 0.21%
Households -0.15% 0.16%
Families -0.25% 0.1%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
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.

South Valley Stream, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares South Valley Stream 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 # 306 74th
Population Density1 # 71 94th
Diversity Index2 # 57 95th
Median Household Income # 233 81st
Per Capita Income # 397 67th

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