New Square, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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New Square, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of New Square had a population of 7,993 as of July 1, 2018. New Square 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 New Square is located at latitude 41.141 and longitude -74.0294 in Rockland County. The formal boundaries for the Village of New Square (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Rockland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 489 feet.

The Village of New Square (GNIS ID: 2391013) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of New Square is located within Town of Ramapo, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rockland County.

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


Total Population 7,993
Population in Households 7,828
Population in Familes 7,658
Population in Group Qrtrs 165
Population Density2 21,697
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $28,253
Average Household Income $52,756
Per Capita Income $10,331


Total Housing Units 1,455 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 253 (17.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,165 (80.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 ( 2.5%)
Median Home Value $414,865
Average Home Value $449,608


Total Households 1,418
Average Household Size 5.52
Family Households 1,336
Average Family Size 6
  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 1.3% 1.06%
Households 1.29% 1.08%
Families 1.18% 1.04%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   3.71%

New Square, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Square 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 # 235 80th
Population Density # 4 100th
Diversity Index # 894 26th
Median Household Income # 1191 1st
Per Capita Income # 1193 0th

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