Plainview, New York Population 2021

26,453
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Plainview is a city located in Nassau County New York. Plainview has a 2020 population of 26,453. Plainview is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 0.90% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,217 in 2010. Plainview reached it's highest population of 26,453 in 2019.

The average household income in Plainview is $177,997 with a poverty rate of 3.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,566 per month, and the median house value is $594,000. The median age in Plainview is 44.1 years, 42.7 years for males, and 45.4 years for females.

Plainview Demographics

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

  • White: 81.19%
  • Asian: 16.06%
  • Two or more races: 1.16%
  • Other race: 1.04%
  • Black or African American: 0.49%
  • Native American: 0.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Plainview, New York is 26,453 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 25,902.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 26,217.

Plainview, New York Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,47781.19%
Asian4,24816.06%
Two or More Races3081.16%
Some Other Race2751.04%
Black or African American1290.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native160.06%
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Plainview Population by Race

Plainview Population Pyramid $2021

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Plainview Median Age

44.1


Total

42.7


Male

45.4


Female

Plainview Adults

There are 20,401 adults, (5,296 of whom are seniors) in Plainview.

Plainview Age Dependency

75.1

Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Plainview Sex Ratio

Female

13,472

50.93%

Male

12,981

49.07%

Plainview Population by Age

Plainview Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Plainview Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married95.2%4.8%
Female91.6%8.4%
All90.2%9.8%
Male84.8%15.2%
Non Family72.7%27.3%

90.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Plainview Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,0802.8990.2
Married6,4113.3495.2
Non Family1,7871.1572.7
Female5723.191.6
Male3103.1984.8

3.3

Average Family Size

2.89

Average Household Size

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Plainview Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2601.40%
9th to 12th Grade3581.92%
High School Graduate3,01116.17%
Some College2,00410.76%
Associates Degree9555.13%
Bachelors Degree6,20633.33%
Graduate Degree5,82831.30%
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Plainview Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Plainview Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White14,66914,2849,411
Asian2,7642,6382,168
Hispanic852789333
Other Race20514766
2+ Races14614672
Black11610635
Native American999

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%.

Plainview Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$79,255$102,946$55,356
Less Than 9th Grade$26,442$40,833$17,813
High School Graduate$44,277$65,778$25,250
Some College$54,184$76,875$35,313
Bachelors Degree$81,130$109,563$53,512
Graduate Degree$102,593$140,472$85,093

$79,255

Average Earnings

$102,946

Average Male

$55,356

Average Female

Plainview Earnings by Educational Attainment

Plainview Language by Age

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Plainview Language

78.90% of Plainview residents speak only English, while 21.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 9.61% of the population.

Plainview Language

Plainview Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,3906193.04%
Asian4,2481954.59%
Hispanic1,154141.21%
Multiple30882.60%
Black11187.21%

3.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.10%

Male Poverty Rate

3.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Plainview

The race most likely to be in poverty in Plainview is Black, with 7.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Plainview is Hispanic, with 1.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.92%.

Plainview Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.13%
High School9.40%
Some College4.15%
Bachelors or Greater2.30%

Plainview Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed13.97%
Female Employed1.63%
Male Employed0.62%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Plainview Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Plainview Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$146,853$177,997
Families$165,359$204,399
Married Families$177,782-
Non Families$43,676$68,524
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Income by Household Type

Plainview Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

63.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.9%

Male Marriage Rate

61.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Plainview Married by Age and Sex

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Plainview Marriage

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

Plainview Marital Status by Race

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Plainview Marital Status

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696

Number of Veterans

687

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam197
Korea165
World War II163
First Gulf War13
Second Gulf War6

Plainview Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+515
65 to 74107
35 to 5448
55 to 6426
18 to 34

Plainview Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6673.93%
Asian291.00%

Plainview Veterans by Race

Plainview Veterans by Education

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3.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Plainview Veterans by Education

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64.6%

Labor Force Participation

62.6%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Plainview Employment by Age

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Plainview Employment by Race

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Plainview 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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76.14%

Born in Plainview

82.31%

Native Born

17.69%

Foreign Born

5.03%

Non Citizen

12.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

82.31% of Plainview residents were born in the United States, with 76.14% having been born in New York. 5.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Plainview Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202126,4530.00%
202026,4530.00%
201926,4535512.13%
201825,902-239-0.91%
201726,141540.21%
201626,087-112-0.43%
201526,199-7-0.03%
201426,2061130.43%
201326,093970.37%
201225,996-67-0.26%
201126,063-154-0.59%
201026,2170.00%

Plainview Population by Year