Monsey, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Monsey, New York - Basic Facts

The Monsey Census Designated Place had a population of 21,773 as of July 1, 2016. Monsey 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 Monsey is located at latitude 41.1095 and longitude -74.077 in Rockland County. The formal boundaries for the Monsey Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Rockland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 545 feet.

The Monsey Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389494) 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 Monsey Census Designated Place is located within Town of Ramapo, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rockland County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Monsey 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 Monsey: Kakiat, Monsey Depot.

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


Total Population 21,773
Population in Households 21,364
Population in Familes 20,632
Population in Group Qrtrs 409
Population Density1 9,580
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 4,140
Average Household Size 5.16
Family Households 3,816
Average Family Size 5


Total Housing Units 4,439 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,509 (34.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,631 (59.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 299 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $591,146
Average Home Value $645,397


Median Household Income $47,564
Average Household Income $72,858
Per Capita Income $14,331
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.72% 1.86%
Households 2.43% 1.8%
Families 2.5% 1.78%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   1.64%
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.

Monsey, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monsey 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 # 75 94th
Population Density1 # 32 97th
Diversity Index2 # 655 45th
Median Household Income # 890 26th
Per Capita Income # 1188 1st

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