West Haverstraw, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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West Haverstraw, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of West Haverstraw had a population of 10,357 as of July 1, 2018. West Haverstraw 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 West Haverstraw is located at latitude 41.2071 and longitude -73.9883 in Rockland County. The formal boundaries for the Village of West Haverstraw (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Rockland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 108 feet.

The Village of West Haverstraw (GNIS ID: 2391210) 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 West Haverstraw is located within Town of Haverstraw, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rockland County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for West Haverstraw: Samsondale.

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


Total Population 10,357
Population in Households 10,252
Population in Familes 8,662
Population in Group Qrtrs 105
Population Density2 6,817
Diversity Index3 84


Median Household Income $84,305
Average Household Income $99,489
Per Capita Income $33,398


Total Housing Units 3,550 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,004 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,384 (39.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 162 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $337,853
Average Home Value $354,119


Total Households 3,388
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 2,415
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.23% 0.34%
Households 0.23% 0.32%
Families -0.29% 0.2%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   3.12%

West Haverstraw, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Haverstraw 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 # 188 84th
Population Density # 72 94th
Diversity Index # 17 99th
Median Household Income # 385 68th
Per Capita Income # 566 53rd

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