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Hawthorne, New York - Basic Facts

The Hawthorne Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Westchester County at latitude 41.1034 and longitude -73.797. Westchester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 282 feet.

The formal official name is the Hawthorne Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Hawthorne, New York.

The U5 Census Class Code for Hawthorne indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Hawthorne Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hawthorne: Hammond's Mill, Hammonds Mills, Neperan, Unionville.

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Hawthorne, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 4,529
Population in Households 4,304
Population in Familes 3,804
Population in Group Qrtrs 225
Population Density1 4,144
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 1,597
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 1,225
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,647 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,335 (81.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 262 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 ( 3.0%)
Median Home Value $396,178
Average Home Value $414,933


Median Household Income $106,260
Average Household Income $129,013
Per Capita Income $44,288
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.29% 0.2%
Households -0.22% 0.29%
Families -0.47% 0.2%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   2.77%
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.


Hawthorne, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hawthorne to the other 1,189 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 372 69th
Population Density1 # 171 86th
Diversity Index2 # 336 72nd
Median Household Income # 174 85th
Per Capita Income # 247 79th

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