East Garden City, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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East Garden City, New York - Basic Facts

The East Garden City Census Designated Place had a population of 6,907 as of July 1, 2018. East Garden 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 East Garden City is located at latitude 40.7318 and longitude -73.5976 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the East Garden City Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Nassau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 92 feet.

The East Garden City Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389431) has a X0 Census Class Code which indicates deleted feature that was a non-governmental entity. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The East Garden City Census Designated Place is located within Town of Hempstead, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nassau County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with East Garden City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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East Garden City, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,907
Population in Households 3,367
Population in Familes 2,504
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,540
Population Density1 2,311
Diversity Index2 63


Median Household Income $110,681
Average Household Income $161,600
Per Capita Income $48,298


Total Housing Units 1,705 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 945 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 684 (40.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 76 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $769,836
Average Home Value $747,540


Total Households 1,629
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 961
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.3% 1.03%
Households 3.65% 2.05%
Families 3.47% 1.94%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   3.26%

East Garden City, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Garden City to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 277 77th
Population Density # 379 68th
Diversity Index # 122 90th
Median Household Income # 188 84th
Per Capita Income # 246 80th

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