Statewide Claims to Fame

Valley Stream is 10th in New York out of 154 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Valley Stream is 12th in New York out of 163 other cities in Retail sales

Valley Stream is 16th in New York out of 346 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

Valley Stream is 17th in New York out of 171 other cities in Current population (2012)

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Valley Stream Rank New York US
Current population (2012) 37,646 17th 19,570,261 313,914,040
Size in square miles 3.5 183rd 47,126.4 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 10,772.8 16th 411.2 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Valley Stream Rank New York US
Residents younger than 5 5.6% 176th 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 23.1% 182nd 21.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 13.3% 230th 14.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Valley Stream Rank New York US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 88.2% 224th 84.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 32.4% 181st 32.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Valley Stream Rank New York US
Race - White 57.2% 309th 71.2% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 18.6% 43rd 17.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 140th 1.0% 1.2%
Race - Asian 11.4% 29th 8.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 31st 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.5% 75th 2.2% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 22.2% 46th 18.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 46.0% 309th 57.6% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Valley Stream Rank New York US
Female residents 51.9% 130th 51.5% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 33.2% 22nd 21.8% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Valley Stream Rank New York US
Housing units 12,625 35th 8,119,364 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 22.6% 197th 50.5% 25.9%
Households 11,498 37th 7,215,687 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 82.5% 106th 54.8% 66.1%
Home median value $419,000 144th $301,000 $186,200
People per household 3.2 33rd 2.6 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Valley Stream Rank New York US
Income per capita $30,891 191st $31,796 $27,915
Income per household $84,981 142nd $56,951 $52,762
Income below poverty line 5.2% 200th 14.5% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Valley Stream Rank New York US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 4,594 10th 1,956,733 27,092,908
Retail sales $697,882 12th $230,718,065 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $19,325 45th $11,879 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $48,655 33rd $39,813,499 $613,795,732

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