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New City, New York - Basic Facts

The New City Census Designated Place had a population of 34,059 as of July 1, 2016. New City ranks in the upper quartile for 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 New City is located at latitude 41.1522 and longitude -73.9904 in Rockland County. The formal boundaries for the New City Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0.79 sq. miles. Rockland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 157 feet.

The New City Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389540) 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 New City Census Designated Place is located within Town of Clarkstown, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rockland County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with New City 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 New City: Clarkstown, New Hempstead.

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


Total Population 34,059
Population in Households 33,720
Population in Familes 30,959
Population in Group Qrtrs 339
Population Density1 2,186
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 11,296
Average Household Size 2.99
Family Households 9,343
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,759 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,074 (85.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,222 (10.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 463 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $529,975
Average Home Value $569,535


Median Household Income $122,959
Average Household Income $165,925
Per Capita Income $55,438
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.24% 0.51%
Households 0.1% 0.42%
Families -0.02% 0.36%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   1.29%
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.

New City, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New City 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 # 33 97th
Population Density1 # 396 67th
Diversity Index2 # 206 83rd
Median Household Income # 96 92nd
Per Capita Income # 146 88th

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