Ossining, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Ossining, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Ossining had a population of 27,009 as of July 1, 2017. 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 41.1535 and longitude -73.8706 in Westchester County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Ossining (see map below) 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.

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

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

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


Total Population 27,009
Daytime Population: Workers 6,522
Daytime Population: Residents 11,178
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 17,700
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 25,202
Population in Familes 19,627
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,807
Population Density2 8,526
Diversity Index3 85


Median Household Income $78,478
Average Household Income $106,516
Per Capita Income $35,896


Total Housing Units 9,506 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,687 (49.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,291 (45.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 528 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $428,098
Average Home Value $463,087


Total Households 8,978
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 5,902
Average Family Size 3
  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 1.04% 0.79%
Households 1.02% 0.81%
Families 0.82% 0.7%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   2.93%

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, 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 # 59 95th
Population Density # 41 97th
Diversity Index # 13 99th
Median Household Income # 401 67th
Per Capita Income # 459 62nd

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