Atlantic Beach, NY Profile: Facts & Data

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Atlantic Beach, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Atlantic Beach had a population of 1,839 as of July 1, 2020. Atlantic Beach 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 Atlantic Beach is located at latitude 40.589 and longitude -73.729 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Atlantic Beach encompass a land area of 0.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0.6 sq. miles. Nassau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Village of Atlantic Beach (GNIS ID: 2391528) 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.

The Village of Atlantic Beach is located within Town of Hempstead, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nassau County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Atlantic Beach: Long Beach, Long Beach West.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,839 (100%)
Population in Households 1,839 (100.0%)
Population in Families 1,436 (78.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 4,187
Diversity Index2 21
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $157,759
Average Household Income $197,853
% of Income for Mortgage4 23%
Per Capita Income $89,298
Wealth Index5 355
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 1,095 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 623 (56.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 207 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 265 (24.2%)
Median Home Value $862,778
Average Home Value $989,125
Housing Affordability Index3 91
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 830
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 498
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2020 2020-2025
Population -0.27% -0.1%
Households -0.31% -0.12%
Families -0.48% -0.24%
Median Household Income   1.17%
Per Capita Income   1.48%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.06%

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Atlantic Beach, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Atlantic Beach 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 # 637 47th
Population Density # 168 86th
Median Household Income # 68 94th
Housing Affordability Index # 185 15th
Per Capita Income # 47 96th
Diversity Index # 659 45th

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