Valley Stream, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Valley Stream, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Valley Stream had a population of 38,384 as of July 1, 2016. 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 Valley Stream is located at latitude 40.6647 and longitude -73.7049 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Valley Stream (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Nassau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.

The Village of Valley Stream (GNIS ID: 2391182) 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 Valley Stream is located within Town of Hempstead, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nassau County.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 38,384
Population in Households 38,343
Population in Familes 34,036
Population in Group Qrtrs 41
Population Density1 11,031
Diversity Index2 80
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 12,315
Average Household Size 3.11
Family Households 9,576
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 12,834 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,577 (74.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,738 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 519 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $392,531
Average Home Value $422,424
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $88,772
Average Household Income $106,640
Per Capita Income $34,248
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.37% 0.37%
Households 0.16% 0.26%
Families 0.06% 0.19%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
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.

Valley Stream, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 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 # 27 98th
Population Density1 # 20 98th
Diversity Index2 # 32 97th
Median Household Income # 292 76th
Per Capita Income # 466 61st

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