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Oyster Bay town, Nassau County, New York; New York

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Oyster Bay town, Nassau County, New York
New York
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
19,571,216
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
19,571,216
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
297,942
19,673,200
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
NA
20,202,320
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
301,326
20,202,320
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
-3.1%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
-1.1%
-2.6%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 301,332 20,201,249
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 293,214 19,378,102
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.9%
5.4%
Persons under 18 years, percent
20.7%
20.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
19.8%
18.1%
Female persons, percent
50.7%
51.1%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
74.2%
68.6%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
2.2%
17.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.2%
1.0%
Asian alone, percent(a)
14.9%
9.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.0%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
5.8%
2.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
9.7%
19.7%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
70.7%
54.2%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 8,425 634,062
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 17.2% 22.6%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) X 8,586,228
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 89.3% 54.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $654,400 $384,100
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $3,752 $2,441
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $1,500+ $894
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $2,350 $1,507
Building permits, 2022 X 41,972
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 100,588 7,604,523
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.93 2.55
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 93.6% 89.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 23.3% 30.6%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 95.4% 93.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 93.3% 88.2%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 95.0% 87.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 54.0% 38.8%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 5.1% 7.9%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
3.1%
5.7%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 64.5% 62.8%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 58.2% 58.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 799,271 66,963,525
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 2,322,875 193,507,585
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 719,823 50,015,058
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 5,002,742 291,724,887
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $16,795 $14,889
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 35.9 33.2
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $152,952 $81,386
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $69,556 $47,173
Persons in poverty, percent
4.2%
14.3%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 X 535,758
Total employment, 2021 X 7,887,280
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) X 664,474,939
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 X -8.5%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2021 X 1,779,834
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 9,477 447,820
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 6,063 292,770
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,960 91,676
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,838 97,856
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 6,812 320,977
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S 17,579
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 8,313 399,676
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 2,908.3 428.7
Population per square mile, 2010 2,826.2 411.2
Land area in square miles, 2020 103.61 47,123.59
Land area in square miles, 2010 103.75 47,126.40
FIPS Code 3605956000 36
Value Notes

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QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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