Valley Stream, New York Population 2020

37,483
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Valley Stream is a city located in New York. With a 2020 population of 37,483, it is the 17th largest city in New York and the 1043rd largest city in the United States. Valley Stream is currently declining at a rate of -0.05% annually and its population has decreased by -0.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 37,511 in 2010. Valley Stream reached it's highest population of 40,413 in 1970. Spanning over 3 miles, Valley Stream has a population density of 10,775 people per square mile.

The average household income in Valley Stream is $118,281 with a poverty rate of 4.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,781 per month, and the median house value is $403,400. The median age in Valley Stream is 40.5 years, 38.7 years for males, and 41.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.5 males.

Valley Stream Demographics

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

  • White: 41.85%
  • Black or African American: 27.64%
  • Asian: 15.38%
  • Other race: 10.56%
  • Two or more races: 4.58%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Valley Stream, New York is 37,483, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 37,523.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 37,511.

Valley Stream, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,73841.85%
Black or African American10,39627.64%
Asian5,78315.38%
Some Other Race3,97110.56%
Two or More Races1,7214.58%
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Valley Stream Population Pyramid 2020

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Valley Stream Median Age

40.5


Total

38.7


Male

41.6


Female

Valley Stream Adults

There are 29,273 adults, (5,153 of whom are seniors) in Valley Stream.

Valley Stream Age Dependency

55.9

Age Dependency Ratio

21.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Valley Stream Sex Ratio

Female

19,538

51.95%

Male

18,071

48.05%

Valley Stream Households and Families

Valley Stream Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Valley Stream Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.6%11.4%
All81.4%18.6%
Male77.1%22.9%
Non Family72.9%27.1%
Female67.6%32.4%

81.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,1163.181.4
Married7,0743.6688.6
Non Family2,3401.1772.9
Female1,9903.1767.6
Male7123.6877.1

3.48

Average Family Size

3.1

Average Household Size

3.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Valley Stream Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4195.48%
9th to 12th Grade1,0474.04%
High School Graduate5,81722.46%
Some College5,09619.68%
Associates Degree2,5239.74%
Bachelors Degree5,82022.48%
Graduate Degree4,17216.11%
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Valley Stream Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,6529,0913,389
Black6,3755,9982,411
Hispanic5,4484,2941,597
Asian3,9263,6112,456
Other Race2,2901,608578
Multiple Races925884341

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 95.57%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 62.56%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$56,787$61,709$52,190
Less Than High School$30,531$36,597$
High School Grad$34,958$46,612$29,674
Some College$51,732$58,684$42,359
Bachelors Degree$75,373$78,598$70,395
Graduate Degree$82,603$82,153$82,733

$56,787

Average Earnings

$61,709

Average Male

$52,190

Average Female

Valley Stream Language

Valley Stream Language by Age

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Valley Stream Language

60.88% of Valley Stream residents speak only English, while 39.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.72% of the population.

Valley Stream Poverty

Valley Stream Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic8,6167118.25%
Other3,97148612.24%
White11,6414674.01%
Asian5,7832344.05%
Black10,3961271.22%
Multiple1,721764.42%

4.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.00%

Male Poverty Rate

4.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Valley Stream

The race most likely to be in poverty in Valley Stream is Other, with 12.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Valley Stream is Black, with 1.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.19%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.38%
High School5.67%
Some College3.16%
Bachelors or Greater2.25%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed13.33%
Female Unemployed5.40%
Female Employed1.70%
Male Employed1.40%

Valley Stream Income

Valley Stream Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$104,773$118,281
Families$119,940$128,615
Married Families$132,698-
Non Families$57,727$62,353
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Valley Stream Marital Status

Valley Stream Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Valley Stream Married by Age and Sex

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Valley Stream 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.

Valley Stream Marital Status by Race

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Valley Stream Veterans

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1,118

Number of Veterans

1,113

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam513
Korea131
Second Gulf War119
First Gulf War99
World War II81
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Age Group Veterans
75+385
65 to 74331
55 to 64198
35 to 54165
18 to 3439
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Name Veterans % of Total
White8716.43%
Black1562.10%
Hispanic721.18%
2 or More524.84%
Other341.33%
Asian50.11%

Valley Stream Veterans by Education

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2.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Valley Stream Employment Status

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69.4%

Labor Force Participation

64.9%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

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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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58.91%

Born in New York

65.21%

Native Born

34.79%

Foreign Born

7.67%

Non Citizen

27.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

65.21% of Valley Stream residents were born in the United States, with 58.91% having been born in New York. 7.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202037,483-20-0.05%
201937,503-20-0.05%
201837,523-83-0.22%
201737,606-20-0.05%
201637,626-41-0.11%
201537,667680.18%
201437,599290.08%
201337,570270.07%
201237,543430.11%
201137,500920.25%
201037,4081,0400.28%
200036,3682,4220.69%
199033,946-1,823-0.52%
198035,769-4,644-1.21%
197040,4131,7840.45%
196038,62911,7753.70%
195026,85410,1754.88%
194016,6794,8893.53%
193011,79011,19010.44%
19006000.00%