Manhasset, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Manhasset, New York - Basic Facts

The Manhasset Census Designated Place had a population of 8,067 as of July 1, 2018. 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 40.785 and longitude -73.6949 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the Manhasset Census Designated Place (see map below) 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 (GNIS ID: 2390115) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Manhasset 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 Manhasset: Cow Neck, Head of Cow Neck, Robinia, Sint Sink.

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


Total Population 8,067
Population in Households 7,809
Population in Familes 6,910
Population in Group Qrtrs 258
Population Density1 3,387
Diversity Index2 55


Median Household Income $142,748
Average Household Income $213,513
Per Capita Income $73,905


Total Housing Units 2,898 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,094 (72.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 660 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 144 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $1,107,578
Average Home Value $1,198,114


Total Households 2,754
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 2,069
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 -0.02% 0.05%
Households -0.16% -0.02%
Families -0.25% -0.06%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   2.04%

Manhasset, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Manhasset 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 # 231 81st
Population Density # 243 80th
Diversity Index # 188 84th
Median Household Income # 84 93rd
Per Capita Income # 82 93rd

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