Hewlett, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Hewlett, New York - Basic Facts

The Hewlett Census Designated Place had a population of 6,964 as of July 1, 2018. Hewlett 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 Hewlett is located at latitude 40.642 and longitude -73.6944 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the Hewlett Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Nassau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 23 feet.

The Hewlett Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389921) 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 Hewlett Census Designated Place is located within Town of Hempstead, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nassau County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hewlett: Cedar Grove, Fenhurst, Hewletts.

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Hewlett, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,964
Population in Households 6,944
Population in Familes 5,997
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density1 7,904
Diversity Index2 52


Median Household Income $97,499
Average Household Income $128,900
Per Capita Income $47,660


Total Housing Units 2,711 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,047 (75.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 523 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 141 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $509,411
Average Home Value $541,707


Total Households 2,570
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 1,830
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 0.26% 0.24%
Households 0.11% 0.17%
Families -0.02% 0.11%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   2.95%

Hewlett, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hewlett 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 # 272 77th
Population Density # 47 96th
Diversity Index # 221 82nd
Median Household Income # 291 76th
Per Capita Income # 256 79th

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