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University Gardens, New York - Basic Facts

The University Gardens Census Designated Place had a population of 4,175 as of July 1, 2016. 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, 2016.

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University Gardens, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,175
Population in Households 4,175
Population in Familes 3,531
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 7,814
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 1,607
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 1,100
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,700 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,333 (78.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 274 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 93 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $646,583
Average Home Value $671,962


Median Household Income $118,783
Average Household Income $168,829
Per Capita Income $64,984
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.19% -0.04%
Households -0.37% -0.14%
Families -0.51% -0.22%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   1.59%
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.

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, 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 # 398 67th
Population Density1 # 46 96th
Diversity Index2 # 115 90th
Median Household Income # 108 91st
Per Capita Income # 94 92nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.