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 4,655 as of July 1, 2018. 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 40.6053 and longitude -73.6554 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Island Park (see map below) 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, 2018)


Total Population 4,655
Population in Households 4,468
Population in Familes 3,670
Population in Group Qrtrs 187
Population Density2 10,480
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $89,016
Average Household Income $105,423
Per Capita Income $37,146


Total Housing Units 1,715 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 951 (55.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 633 (36.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 131 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $451,359
Average Home Value $523,791


Total Households 1,584
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 1,109
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.0% 0.08%
Households -0.14% -0.01%
Families -0.26% -0.09%
Median Household Income   2.87%
Per Capita Income   3.03%

Island Park, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Island Park 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 # 368 69th
Population Density # 23 98th
Diversity Index # 105 91st
Median Household Income # 345 71st
Per Capita Income # 473 61st

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