East Garden City, New York

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East Garden City, New York
Hamlet and census-designated place
U.S. Census Map
U.S. Census Map
East Garden City, New York is located in New York
East Garden City, New York
Location within the state of New York
Coordinates: 40°43′51″N 73°35′53″W / 40.73083°N 73.59806°W / 40.73083; -73.59806Coordinates: 40°43′51″N 73°35′53″W / 40.73083°N 73.59806°W / 40.73083; -73.59806
Country United States
State New York
County Nassau
Area
 • Total 3.0 sq mi (7.9 km2)
 • Land 3.0 sq mi (7.9 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 95 ft (29 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 6,208
 • Density 2,100/sq mi (790/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 36-22065
GNIS feature ID 1852898

East Garden City is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in the northeast part of the Town of Hempstead, in the central part of Nassau County, New York, along the Hempstead/North Hempstead town line. The population was 6,028 at the 2010 census. East Garden City is a hamlet (an unincorporated area) and a mostly commercial and industrial area.

Geography[edit]

East Garden City is located at 40°43′51″N 73°35′53″W / 40.73083°N 73.59806°W / 40.73083; -73.59806 (40.730790, -73.598050).[1]

Beginning on its northern border and proceeding clockwise, the hamlet of East Garden City in the Town of Hempstead is bordered on the north by the hamlet of Carle Place and the Village of Westbury in the Town of North Hempstead (the Hempstead/North Hempstead town line); on the east by the hamlet of East Meadow; on the south by the hamlet of Uniondale and the Village of Hempstead; and, on the west by the Village of Hempstead and the Village of Garden City.

East Garden City is one of those many villages and hamlets on Long Island where none of the places in the community have the hamlet name as part of their mailing address: places in the hamlet of East Garden City have either a "Garden City, NY 11530", a "Westbury, NY 11590", a "Uniondale, NY 11553" or a "Hempstead, NY 11550" mailing address.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.0 square miles (7.8 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census of 2010,[2] there were 6,208 people residing in the CDP. There were 1,341 housing units. The racial makeup of the CDP was 17.5% White, 72.1% African American, 0.1% Native American, 4.5% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 9.0% Hispanic, and 3.0% from two or more races.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ US Census Bureau

External links[edit]

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