Long Beach, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Long Beach, New York - Basic Facts

The City of Long Beach had a population of 33,213 as of July 1, 2018. Long Beach 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 Long Beach is located at latitude 40.5884 and longitude -73.6579 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the City of Long Beach (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.21 sq. miles and a water area of 1.68 sq. miles. Nassau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The City of Long Beach (GNIS ID: 979167) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Long Beach: Longbeach.

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


Total Population 33,213
Population in Households 32,163
Population in Familes 22,319
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,050
Population Density2 14,997
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $90,979
Average Household Income $120,394
Per Capita Income $54,157


Total Housing Units 16,508 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,238 (49.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,426 (38.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,844 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $546,645
Average Home Value $623,382


Total Households 14,664
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 7,356
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 -0.02% 0.05%
Households -0.12% 0.0%
Families -0.39% -0.16%
Median Household Income   2.59%
Per Capita Income   3.19%

Long Beach, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Long Beach 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 # 36 97th
Population Density # 11 99th
Diversity Index # 186 84th
Median Household Income # 331 72nd
Per Capita Income # 179 85th

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