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Manhasset, New York - Basic Facts

The Manhasset CDP(1) had a population of 7,916 as of July 1, 2021. Manhasset 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 Manhasset is located at latitude 40.7979 and longitude -73.6996 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the Manhasset Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 2.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Nassau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 98 feet.

The Manhasset Census Designated Place 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 Manhasset Census Designated Place is located within Town of North Hempstead, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nassau County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Manhasset: Cow Neck, Head of Cow Neck, Robinia, Sint Sink.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Manhasset, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 7,916 (100%)
Population in Households 7,664 (96.8%)
Population in Families 6,748 (85.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 252 ( 3.2%)
Population Density 3,318
Diversity Index2 59


Median Household Income $165,170
Average Household Income $227,071
% of Income for Mortgage4 32%
Per Capita Income $79,061
Wealth Index5 314


Total HU (Housing Units) 2,926 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,107 (72.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 647 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 172 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $1,263,145
Average Home Value $1,319,317
Housing Affordability Index3 72


Total Households 2,754
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 2,062
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population -0.18% -0.2%
Households -0.12% -0.2%
Families -0.21% -0.24%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   1.79%
Owner Occupied HU   0.02%

Manhasset, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Manhasset to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 233 81st
Population Density # 241 80th
Median Household Income # 67 94th
Housing Affordability Index # 125 10th
Per Capita Income # 84 93rd
Diversity Index # 177 85th

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