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Albertson, New York - Basic Facts

The Albertson Census Designated Place had a population of 5,126 as of July 1, 2020. Albertson 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 Albertson is located at latitude 40.7734 and longitude -73.6432 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the Albertson Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Nassau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 138 feet.

The Albertson Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389121) 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 Albertson Census Designated Place is located within Town of North Hempstead, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nassau County.


Albertson, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 5,126 (100%)
Population in Households 5,119 (99.9%)
Population in Families 4,588 (89.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 7 ( 0.1%)
Population Density 7,549
Diversity Index2 61


Median Household Income $110,641
Average Household Income $141,555
% of Income for Mortgage4 24%
Per Capita Income $48,772
Wealth Index5 220


Total HU (Housing Units) 1,855 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,613 (87.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 153 ( 8.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 89 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $624,682
Average Home Value $644,901
Housing Affordability Index3 84


Total Households 1,766
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 1,368
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population -0.11% -0.2%
Households -0.13% -0.23%
Families -0.21% -0.26%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.22%


Albertson, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Albertson to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 341 72nd
Population Density # 57 95th
Median Household Income # 222 82nd
Housing Affordability Index # 150 13th
Per Capita Income # 260 78th
Diversity Index # 151 87th

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