Plainview demographics profile

StatisticPlainviewNew YorkNational
Population density (sq mi)4,55735991
Median age44.238.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)74%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1843%43%43%
Speak English79%70%79%
Speak Spanish3%15%13%
Plainview, NY has a population of 26,087 and is the 1,653rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 4,557 per sq mi which is 1170% higher than the New York average and 4930% higher than the national average. The median age in Plainview is 44 which is approximately 16% higher than the New York average of 38. In Plainview, 74% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 79% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 76% of Plainview residents were born in New York, 5% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 18% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Plainview is 1170% higher than New York.
  • The median age in Plainview is 16% higher than New York.
  • In Plainview 82.54% of the population is White.
  • In Plainview 0.85% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Plainview 14.47% of the population is Asian.

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Plainview population breakdown by race

RacePlainviewNew YorkNational
Black or African American0.85%15.60%12.63%
American Indian0.18%0.38%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.05%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race1.16%2.93%3.06%
Other race0.76%8.62%4.75%
In Plainview, 5.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Plainview, NY demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).