Valley Stream, New York Population 2021

37,257
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Valley Stream is a city located in Nassau County New York. With a 2020 population of 37,257, it is the 17th largest city in New York and the 1051st largest city in the United States . Valley Stream is currently declining at a rate of -0.23% annually and its population has decreased by -0.68% 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 10,710 people per square mile.

The average household income in Valley Stream is $122,524 with a poverty rate of 4.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,728 per month, and the median house value is $427,100. The median age in Valley Stream is 41.2 years, 39.4 years for males, and 42.4 years for females.

Valley Stream Demographics

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

  • White: 39.45%
  • Black or African American: 26.94%
  • Asian: 14.43%
  • Other race: 13.75%
  • Two or more races: 5.43%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Valley Stream, New York is 37,257 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 37,518.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 37,511.

Valley Stream, New York Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,82539.45%
Black or African American10,12426.94%
Asian5,42414.43%
Some Other Race5,16513.75%
Two or More Races2,0395.43%
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Valley Stream Population by Race

Valley Stream Population Pyramid $2021

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Valley Stream Median Age

41.2


Total

39.4


Male

42.4


Female

Valley Stream Adults

There are 29,429 adults, (5,491 of whom are seniors) in Valley Stream.

Valley Stream Age Dependency

57

Age Dependency Ratio

22.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Valley Stream Sex Ratio

Female

19,289

51.33%

Male

18,288

48.67%

Valley Stream Population by Age

Valley Stream Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Valley Stream Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.1%9.9%
All83.6%16.4%
Female74.6%25.4%
Non Family73.4%26.6%
Male71.4%28.6%

83.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Valley Stream Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,8043.1883.6
Married7,1633.790.1
Non Family2,0711.2373.4
Female1,8283.274.6
Male7423.5971.4

3.5

Average Family Size

3.18

Average Household Size

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Valley Stream Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5165.79%
9th to 12th Grade1,0864.14%
High School Graduate6,06423.14%
Some College4,54717.35%
Associates Degree2,65310.13%
Bachelors Degree6,13723.42%
Graduate Degree4,19916.03%
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Valley Stream Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Valley Stream Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,9048,4363,182
Hispanic6,4405,0991,796
Black6,2985,8942,722
Asian3,6843,4712,433
Other Race3,3482,600929
2+ Races1,102943313

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.74%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 66.04%.

Valley Stream Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$53,694$56,898$49,592
Less Than 9th Grade$30,656$39,152$17,038
High School Graduate$41,272$44,676$31,080
Some College$47,570$53,321$39,617
Bachelors Degree$73,832$80,265$70,920
Graduate Degree$84,573$84,103$84,689

$53,694

Average Earnings

$56,898

Average Male

$49,592

Average Female

Valley Stream Earnings by Educational Attainment

Valley Stream Language by Age

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Valley Stream Language

58.08% of Valley Stream residents speak only English, while 41.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.08% of the population.

Valley Stream Language

Valley Stream Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic9,5814885.09%
White10,6594704.41%
Other5,1653957.65%
Black10,1172512.48%
Asian5,3951993.69%
Multiple1,997944.71%

4.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.80%

Male Poverty Rate

4.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Valley Stream

The race most likely to be in poverty in Valley Stream is Other, with 7.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Valley Stream is Black, with 2.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.68%.

Valley Stream Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.91%
High School6.30%
Bachelors or Greater3.23%
Some College2.71%

Valley Stream Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed13.75%
Male Employed1.73%
Female Unemployed1.38%
Female Employed1.04%

Valley Stream Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Valley Stream Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$110,189$122,524
Families$121,770$132,523
Married Families$131,963-
Non Families$42,765$59,477
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Income by Household Type

Valley Stream Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

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 Marital Status

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1,059

Number of Veterans

1,055

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam436
First Gulf War142
Second Gulf War112
Korea102
World War II71

Valley Stream Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+374
65 to 74316
35 to 54195
55 to 64119
18 to 3455

Valley Stream Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7936.22%
Hispanic2082.89%
Other Race1082.94%
Black971.33%
2+ Races584.53%
Asian30.07%

Valley Stream Veterans by Race

Valley Stream Veterans by Education

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2.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Valley Stream Veterans by Education

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68.5%

Labor Force Participation

64.5%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Valley Stream Employment by Age

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Valley Stream Employment by Race

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Valley Stream 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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57.73%

Born in Valley Stream

64.65%

Native Born

35.35%

Foreign Born

6.80%

Non Citizen

28.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

64.65% of Valley Stream residents were born in the United States, with 57.73% having been born in New York. 6.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Valley Stream Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202137,257-87-0.23%
202037,344-87-0.23%
201937,431-87-0.23%
201837,518-92-0.24%
201737,610-15-0.04%
201637,625-45-0.12%
201537,670680.18%
201437,602220.06%
201337,580290.08%
201237,551390.10%
201137,512940.25%
201037,4181,0500.29%
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%

Valley Stream Population by Year