Great Neck, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Great Neck, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Great Neck had a population of 10,194 as of July 1, 2017. Great Neck 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 Great Neck is located at latitude 40.8024 and longitude -73.7331 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Great Neck (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Nassau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 112 feet.

The Village of Great Neck (GNIS ID: 2390866) 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 Great Neck is located within Town of North Hempstead, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nassau County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Great Neck population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Great Neck: Greatneck.

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Great Neck, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,194
Daytime Population: Workers 3,130
Daytime Population: Residents 5,581
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,711
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 10,179
Population in Familes 8,970
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density2 7,646
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $103,931
Average Household Income $154,339
Per Capita Income $53,176


Total Housing Units 3,677 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,469 (67.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,040 (28.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 168 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $820,627
Average Home Value $807,969


Total Households 3,509
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 2,627
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 0.28% 0.3%
Households 0.14% 0.2%
Families 0.04% 0.14%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   2.09%

Great Neck, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Great Neck to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 189 84th
Population Density # 60 95th
Diversity Index # 203 83rd
Median Household Income # 204 83rd
Per Capita Income # 171 86th

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