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University Gardens, New York - Basic Facts

The University Gardens Census Designated Place had a population of 4,288 as of July 1, 2017. University 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 University Gardens is located at latitude 40.7752 and longitude -73.728 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the University Gardens Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Nassau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 144 feet.

The University Gardens Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390418) 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 University Gardens Census Designated Place is located within Town of North Hempstead, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nassau County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with University Gardens 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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University Gardens, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,288
Daytime Population: Workers 2,346
Daytime Population: Residents 1,962
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,308
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 4,288
Population in Familes 3,622
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 8,026
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $128,439
Average Household Income $182,479
Per Capita Income $70,047


Total Housing Units 1,698 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,369 (80.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 277 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 ( 3.1%)
Median Home Value $645,278
Average Home Value $676,917


Total Households 1,646
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 1,125
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 0.2% 0.25%
Households 0.01% 0.1%
Families -0.13% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   1.77%

University Gardens, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares University Gardens 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 # 395 67th
Population Density # 45 96th
Diversity Index # 116 90th
Median Household Income # 102 92nd
Per Capita Income # 88 93rd

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