Woodmere, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Woodmere, New York - Basic Facts

The Woodmere Census Designated Place had a population of 17,530 as of July 1, 2015. Woodmere ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Woodmere is located at latitude 40.6374 and longitude -73.7212 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the Woodmere Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0.23 sq. miles. Nassau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 23 feet.

The Woodmere Census Designated Place 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Woodmere population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Woodmere: Woodburg, Woodsburg.

Woodmere Census Designated Place, NY Boundary Map

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Woodmere, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 17,530
Population in Households 17,174
Population in Familes 15,918
Population in Group Qrtrs 356
Population Density1 6,873
Diversity Index2 32
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,434
Average Household Size 3.16
Family Households 4,464
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,619 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,800 (85.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 634 (11.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 185 ( 3.3%)
Median Home Value $606,193
Average Home Value $614,432
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $133,795
Average Household Income $187,529
Per Capita Income $58,369
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.38%
Households 0.35% 0.34%
Families 0.31% 0.31%
Median Household Income   3.17%
Per Capita Income   2.94%
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.

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Woodmere, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Woodmere to the other 1,189 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 106 91st
Population Density1 # 69 94th
Diversity Index2 # 411 66th
Median Household Income # 82 93rd
Per Capita Income # 124 90th

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