Island Park, NY Profile: Facts & Data

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Island Park, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Island Park had a population of 4,657 as of July 1, 2019. Island Park 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 Island Park is located at latitude 40.6043 and longitude -73.6554 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Island Park encompass a land area of 0.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Nassau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Village of Island Park (GNIS ID: 2390912) 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 Island Park is located within Town of Hempstead, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nassau County.


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Island Park, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Island Park, NY Housing Affordability Index is 89
State of New York Housing Affordability Index is 85
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Island Park, NY Wealth Index is 103
State of New York Wealth Index is 109
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 4,657
Population in Households 4,469
Population in Familes 3,650
Population in Group Qrtrs 188
Population Density 10,472
Diversity Index1 68
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $81,943
Average Household Income $102,860
Per Capita Income $35,071
Wealth Index3 103

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,723 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 924 (53.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 661 (38.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 138 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $393,921
Housing Affordability Index2 89
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,585
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 1,111
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.04% -0.06%
Households -0.17% -0.13%
Families -0.27% -0.2%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   3.27%

Island Park, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Island Park to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 367 69th
Population Density # 23 98th
Diversity Index # 105 91st
Median Household Income # 395 67th
Per Capita Income # 506 58th

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