South Valley Stream, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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South Valley Stream, New York - Basic Facts

The South Valley Stream Census Designated Place had a population of 5,926 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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South Valley Stream, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,926
Daytime Population: Workers 3,404
Daytime Population: Residents 2,894
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,298
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 5,920
Population in Familes 5,321
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 6,810
Diversity Index3 75


Median Household Income $98,800
Average Household Income $115,390
Per Capita Income $37,652


Total Housing Units 2,073 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,454 (70.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 478 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 141 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $465,497
Average Home Value $493,466


Total Households 1,932
Average Household Size 3.06
Family Households 1,514
Average Family Size 4
  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 -0.08% 0.07%
Households -0.26% -0.01%
Families -0.36% -0.08%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   2.39%

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, 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 # 308 74th
Population Density # 74 94th
Diversity Index # 58 95th
Median Household Income # 249 79th
Per Capita Income # 423 65th

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