Ossining, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Ossining, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Ossining had a population of 26,334 as of July 1, 2018. Ossining 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 Ossining is located at latitude 41.1629 and longitude -73.8615 in Westchester County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Ossining encompass a land area of 3.17 sq. miles and a water area of 3.28 sq. miles. Westchester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 161 feet.

The Village of Ossining (GNIS ID: 2391041) 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 Ossining is located within Town of Ossining, a minor civil division (MCD) of Westchester County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ossining: Hunters Landing, Mount Pleasant, Sing Sing.

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


Total Population 26,334
Population in Households 24,527
Population in Familes 19,209
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,807
Population Density2 8,313
Diversity Index3 86


Median Household Income $79,184
Average Household Income $109,622
Per Capita Income $36,635


Total Housing Units 9,296 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,231 (45.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,449 (47.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 616 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $443,097
Average Home Value $497,589


Total Households 8,680
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 5,699
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 0.6% 0.46%
Households 0.48% 0.42%
Families 0.3% 0.31%
Median Household Income   2.84%
Per Capita Income   3.09%

Ossining, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ossining 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 # 60 95th
Population Density # 42 97th
Diversity Index # 11 99th
Median Household Income # 418 65th
Per Capita Income # 486 59th

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