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Westbury, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Westbury had a population of 15,163 as of July 1, 2016. Westbury 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 Westbury is located at latitude 40.7599 and longitude -73.5892 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Westbury (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Nassau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 105 feet.

The Village of Westbury (GNIS ID: 2391212) 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 Westbury is located within Town of North Hempstead, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nassau County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Westbury population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Westbury: Westbury Station.

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


Total Population 15,163
Population in Households 15,111
Population in Familes 12,261
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density1 6,470
Diversity Index2 82


Total Households 5,050
Average Household Size 2.99
Family Households 3,480
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 5,331 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,587 (67.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,462 (27.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 281 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $452,781
Average Home Value $477,501


Median Household Income $87,728
Average Household Income $110,446
Per Capita Income $36,860
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.13% 0.22%
Households 0.0% 0.14%
Families -0.08% 0.11%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
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.

Westbury, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Westbury 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 # 129 89th
Population Density1 # 80 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 20 98th
Median Household Income # 297 75th
Per Capita Income # 400 67th

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