East Meadow, New York Population 2022

38,029
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East Meadow is a city located in Nassau County New York. East Meadow has a 2020 population of 38,029. East Meadow is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -0.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 38,132 in 2010.

The average household income in East Meadow is $127,375 with a poverty rate of 4.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,144 per month, and the median house value is $454,500. The median age in East Meadow is 41.3 years, 38.9 years for males, and 45.1 years for females.

East Meadow Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of East Meadowwas:

  • White: 68.22%
  • Asian: 13.12%
  • Other race: 9.21%
  • Black or African American: 6.38%
  • Two or more races: 2.67%
  • Native American: 0.39%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of East Meadow, New York is 38,029 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 38,029.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 38,132.

East Meadow, New York Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,94468.22%
Asian4,99013.12%
Some Other Race3,5039.21%
Black or African American2,4286.38%
Two or More Races1,0142.67%
American Indian and Alaska Native1500.39%
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East Meadow Population by Race

East Meadow Population Pyramid $2022

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East Meadow Median Age

41.3


Total

38.9


Male

45.1


Female

East Meadow Adults

There are 30,355 adults, (7,611 of whom are seniors) in East Meadow.

East Meadow Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

East Meadow Sex Ratio

Female

19,563

51.44%

Male

18,466

48.56%

East Meadow Population by Age

East Meadow Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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East Meadow Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female79.7%20.3%
Male82.7%17.3%
Non Family83%17%
All86.2%13.8%
Married88.8%11.2%

86.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

East Meadow Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,3042.9686.2
Married7,6193.5388.8
Non Family2,5291.1283
Female1,4813.0179.7
Male6753.3582.7

3.33

Average Family Size

2.96

Average Household Size

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East Meadow Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0663.92%
9th to 12th Grade1,3564.99%
High School Graduate7,56827.85%
Some College4,65017.11%
Associates Degree2,1337.85%
Bachelors Degree5,98422.02%
Graduate Degree4,41616.25%
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East Meadow Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

East Meadow Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White18,31717,4126,955
Hispanic3,7622,795905
Asian3,2052,9051,859
Other Race2,1551,456378
Black1,4411,199470
2+ Races424416156
Native American575757

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

East Meadow Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$54,729$64,444$46,702
Less Than 9th Grade$35,397$52,746$27,962
High School Graduate$35,380$44,096$24,539
Some College$46,570$62,033$39,850
Bachelors Degree$66,997$86,429$60,054
Graduate Degree$87,278$88,103$86,672

$54,729

Average Earnings

$64,444

Average Male

$46,702

Average Female

East Meadow Earnings by Educational Attainment

East Meadow Language by Age

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East Meadow Language

70.49% of East Meadow residents speak only English, while 29.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.68% of the population.

East Meadow Language

East Meadow Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White23,0567643.31%
Hispanic5,7303716.47%
Other242NaN%
Asian4,9542304.64%
Black1,7681619.11%
Multiple1,00880.79%

4.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.22%

Male Poverty Rate

4.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Meadow

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Meadow is Black, with 9.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Meadow is Multiple, with 0.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.72%.

East Meadow Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.84%
High School4.62%
Some College3.40%
Bachelors or Greater1.30%

East Meadow Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed26.92%
Female Unemployed6.83%
Female Employed1.25%
Male Employed1.02%

East Meadow Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

East Meadow Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$106,409$127,375
Families$121,409$142,850
Married Families$127,031-
Non Families$35,354$57,596
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Income by Household Type

East Meadow Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

50.6%

Female Marriage Rate

East Meadow Married by Age and Sex

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East Meadow Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

East Meadow Marital Status by Race

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East Meadow Marital Status

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1,651

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam452
Second Gulf War365
World War II248
Korea167
First Gulf War67

East Meadow Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+683
65 to 74381
18 to 34340
55 to 64133
35 to 54114

East Meadow Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3055.97%
Hispanic2967.17%
Other Race1797.91%
Black1528.40%
Asian150.40%

East Meadow Veterans by Race

East Meadow Veterans by Education

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5.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Meadow Veterans by Education

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60.4%

Labor Force Participation

57.7%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

East Meadow Employment by Age

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East Meadow Employment by Race

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East Meadow Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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72.22%

Born in East Meadow

80.70%

Native Born

19.30%

Foreign Born

5.65%

Non Citizen

13.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

80.70% of East Meadow residents were born in the United States, with 72.22% having been born in New York. 5.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

East Meadow Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202238,0290.00%
202138,0290.00%
202038,0290.00%
201938,0296711.80%
201837,3581630.44%
201737,195-33-0.09%
201637,228-608-1.61%
201537,8363230.86%
201437,513-174-0.46%
201337,687-439-1.15%
201238,1267361.97%
201137,390-742-1.95%
201038,1320.00%

East Meadow Population by Year