Monsey, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Monsey, New York - Basic Facts

The Monsey Census Designated Place had a population of 22,453 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Monsey: Kakiat, Monsey Depot.

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Monsey, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 22,453
Daytime Population: Workers 3,475
Daytime Population: Residents 16,604
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 20,079
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 22,049
Population in Familes 21,290
Population in Group Qrtrs 404
Population Density2 9,879
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $75,878
Per Capita Income $14,948


Total Housing Units 4,444 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,573 (35.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,716 (61.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 155 ( 3.5%)
Median Home Value $605,305
Average Home Value $664,717


Total Households 4,289
Average Household Size 5.14
Family Households 3,953
Average Family Size 5
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.77% 1.83%
Households 2.59% 1.8%
Families 2.65% 1.79%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   2.27%

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, 2017 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 # 73 94th
Population Density # 27 98th
Diversity Index # 675 44th
Median Household Income # 879 27th
Per Capita Income # 1186 1st

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