Ossining, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Ossining, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Ossining had a population of 25,867 as of July 1, 2015. Ossining ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Ossining is located at latitude 41.1535 and longitude -73.8706 in Westchester County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Ossining (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.17 sq. miles and a water area of 3.28 sq. miles. Westchester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 161 feet.

The Village of Ossining (GNIS ID: 2391041) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ossining 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 Ossining: Hunters Landing, Mount Pleasant, Sing Sing.

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


Total Population 25,867
Population in Households 23,992
Population in Familes 18,761
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,875
Population Density1 8,214
Diversity Index2 85


Total Households 8,610
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 5,708
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,178 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,499 (49.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,111 (44.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 568 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $448,363
Average Home Value $497,299


Median Household Income $72,644
Average Household Income $99,252
Per Capita Income $34,147
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.61% 0.65%
Households 0.6% 0.71%
Families 0.49% 0.64%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   2.69%
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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Ossining, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ossining 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 # 62 95th
Population Density1 # 41 97th
Diversity Index2 # 12 99th
Median Household Income # 443 63rd
Per Capita Income # 452 62nd

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