Valley Stream, New YorkValley Stream
is a village located in Nassau County, New York
. As of the 2000
census, the village had a total population of 36,368.
Geography\nValley Stream is located at 40°39'53" North, 73°42'12" West (40.664780, -73.703327)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the village has a total area of 9.0 km²
). 8.9 km² (3.4 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.86% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 36,368 people, 12,484 households, and 9,600 families residing in the village. The population density
is 4,081.9/km² (10,569.5/mi²). There are 12,688 housing units at an average density of 1,424.1/km² (3,687.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 78.79% White, 7.46% African American
, 0.15% Native American
, 6.86% Asian
, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 4.15% from other races, and 2.54% from two or more races. 12.27% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 12,484 households out of which 33.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.5% are married couples living together, 11.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 23.1% are non-families. 20.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.91 and the average family size is 3.37.
In the village the population is spread out with 23.5% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 29.1% from 25 to 44, 23.4% from 45 to 64, and 16.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 91.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 87.0 males.
The median income for a household in the village is $63,243, and the median income for a family is $72,585. Males have a median income of $50,094 versus $36,260 for females. The per capita income for the village is $25,636. 3.5% of the population and 2.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 4.0% are under the age of 18 and 4.5% are 65 or older.