Roosevelt, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Roosevelt, New York - Basic Facts

The Roosevelt Census Designated Place had a population of 16,823 as of July 1, 2017. Roosevelt 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 Roosevelt is located at latitude 40.6794 and longitude -73.5834 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the Roosevelt Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Nassau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 39 feet.

The Roosevelt Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389771) 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 Roosevelt Census Designated Place is located within Town of Hempstead, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nassau County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Roosevelt population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Roosevelt, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 16,823
Daytime Population: Workers 2,509
Daytime Population: Residents 8,990
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,499
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 16,686
Population in Familes 13,798
Population in Group Qrtrs 137
Population Density2 9,503
Diversity Index3 78


Median Household Income $64,606
Average Household Income $81,690
Per Capita Income $20,264


Total Housing Units 4,568 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,814 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,306 (28.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 448 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $329,283
Average Home Value $334,106


Total Households 4,120
Average Household Size 4.05
Family Households 3,374
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.47% 0.44%
Households 0.3% 0.34%
Families 0.21% 0.28%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   2.53%

Roosevelt, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Roosevelt to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 113 91st
Population Density # 33 97th
Diversity Index # 46 96th
Median Household Income # 530 56th
Per Capita Income # 1136 5th

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