North Wantagh, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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North Wantagh, New York - Basic Facts

The North Wantagh Census Designated Place had a population of 12,170 as of July 1, 2018. North Wantagh ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for North Wantagh is located at latitude 40.6934 and longitude -73.5076 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the North Wantagh Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Nassau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 36 feet.

The North Wantagh Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389589) 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 North Wantagh Census Designated Place is located within Town of Hempstead, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nassau County.

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


Total Population 12,170
Population in Households 12,155
Population in Familes 10,841
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density2 6,394
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $106,967
Average Household Income $132,140
Per Capita Income $46,055


Total Housing Units 4,343 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,879 (89.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 359 ( 8.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 105 ( 2.4%)
Median Home Value $418,475
Average Home Value $448,079


Total Households 4,238
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 3,246
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 0.21% 0.2%
Households 0.02% 0.1%
Families -0.07% 0.06%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   2.64%

North Wantagh, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Wantagh 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 # 163 86th
Population Density # 84 93rd
Diversity Index # 442 63rd
Median Household Income # 206 83rd
Per Capita Income # 287 76th

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