Massapequa, New York Population 2021

21,784
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Massapequa is a city located in Nassau County New York. Massapequa has a 2020 population of 21,784. Massapequa is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 0.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 21,685 in 2010. Massapequa reached it's highest population of 22,487 in 2011.

The average household income in Massapequa is $164,739 with a poverty rate of 3.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,268 per month, and the median house value is $536,400. The median age in Massapequa is 43.9 years, 40.5 years for males, and 46.5 years for females.

Massapequa Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Massapequa was:

  • White: 96.97%
  • Other race: 1.23%
  • Asian: 0.80%
  • Two or more races: 0.40%
  • Black or African American: 0.37%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Massapequa, New York is 21,784 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 21,861.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 21,685.

Massapequa, New York Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,12496.97%
Some Other Race2681.23%
Asian1740.80%
Two or More Races870.40%
Black or African American800.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native510.23%
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Massapequa Population by Race

Massapequa Population Pyramid $2021

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Massapequa Median Age

43.9


Total

40.5


Male

46.5


Female

Massapequa Adults

There are 17,440 adults, (3,867 of whom are seniors) in Massapequa.

Massapequa Age Dependency

60.5

Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32

Child Dependency Ratio

Massapequa Sex Ratio

Female

10,918

50.12%

Male

10,866

49.88%

Massapequa Population by Age

Massapequa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Massapequa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married98.2%1.8%
Male97%3%
All96.5%3.5%
Female92.9%7.1%
Non Family91.8%8.2%

96.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Massapequa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,259396.5
Married4,9983.498.2
Non Family1,3361.3391.8
Female6903.3392.9
Male2352.8697

3.33

Average Family Size

3

Average Household Size

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Massapequa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade780.51%
9th to 12th Grade2931.91%
High School Graduate3,34921.83%
Some College2,66717.38%
Associates Degree1,53510.00%
Bachelors Degree4,16227.13%
Graduate Degree3,25921.24%
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Massapequa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Massapequa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White14,36214,0446,870
Hispanic733697395
Other Race156156116
Asian11510564
Black615429
2+ Races353526
Native American222222

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%.

Massapequa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$68,286$86,864$52,216
Less Than 9th Grade$$89,583$30,238
High School Graduate$42,457$64,313$33,355
Some College$52,895$70,446$42,038
Bachelors Degree$82,526$96,410$61,231
Graduate Degree$91,299$104,125$77,214

$68,286

Average Earnings

$86,864

Average Male

$52,216

Average Female

Massapequa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Massapequa Language by Age

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Massapequa Language

93.42% of Massapequa residents speak only English, while 6.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.23% of the population.

Massapequa Language

Massapequa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,0906423.20%
Other268217.84%
Black801113.75%
Hispanic1,231100.81%
Asian17431.72%

3.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.52%

Male Poverty Rate

3.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Massapequa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Massapequa is Black, with 13.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Massapequa is Hispanic, with 0.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.39%.

Massapequa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.78%
High School5.40%
Some College3.14%
Bachelors or Greater1.40%

Massapequa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed26.51%
Female Unemployed10.00%
Female Employed1.63%
Male Employed0.64%

Massapequa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Massapequa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$132,133$164,739
Families$147,111$180,353
Married Families$158,039-
Non Families$64,830$88,804
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Income by Household Type

Massapequa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.2%

Male Marriage Rate

56.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Massapequa Married by Age and Sex

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Massapequa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Massapequa Marital Status by Race

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Massapequa Marital Status

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1,111

Number of Veterans

1,079

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam410
Korea185
First Gulf War133
Second Gulf War50
World War II46

Massapequa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+538
65 to 74350
35 to 54160
55 to 6442
18 to 3421

Massapequa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1026.49%
Hispanic182.38%
2+ Races921.43%

Massapequa Veterans by Race

Massapequa Veterans by Education

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4.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Massapequa Veterans by Education

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65.5%

Labor Force Participation

64%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Massapequa Employment by Age

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Massapequa Employment by Race

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Massapequa 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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89.69%

Born in Massapequa

95.34%

Native Born

4.66%

Foreign Born

0.78%

Non Citizen

3.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.34% of Massapequa residents were born in the United States, with 89.69% having been born in New York. 0.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Massapequa Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202121,7840.00%
202021,7840.00%
201921,784-77-0.35%
201821,861-241-1.09%
201722,1022821.29%
201621,820-308-1.39%
201522,128-195-0.87%
201422,3234462.04%
201321,877-226-1.02%
201222,103-384-1.71%
201122,4878023.70%
201021,6850.00%

Massapequa Population by Year