Greenvale, New York

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Greenvale, New York
Hamlet and census-designated place
U.S. Census Map
U.S. Census Map
Greenvale, New York is located in New York
Greenvale, New York
Location within the state of New York
Coordinates: 40°48′47″N 73°37′32″W / 40.81306°N 73.62556°W / 40.81306; -73.62556Coordinates: 40°48′47″N 73°37′32″W / 40.81306°N 73.62556°W / 40.81306; -73.62556
Country United States
State New York
County Nassau
Area
 • Total 0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
 • Land 0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 187 ft (57 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,094
 • Density 8,674.4/sq mi (3,349.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 11548
Area code(s) 516
FIPS code 36-30598
GNIS feature ID 0951769

Greenvale is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in Nassau County, New York on the North Shore of Long Island. As of the United States 2010 Census, the CDP population was 1,094. It is part of both the Roslyn and North Shore School Districts.

Located between Roslyn and Brookville, Greenvale is known as the Long Island Rail Road stop for the C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University and the New York Institute of Technology. The school is located to the east in Brookville, though using the Greenvale postal code. Until 1866 the community was originally known as "Cedar Swamp."

Greenvale is the site of the historic Roslyn East Gate Toll House, a toll house for the former North Hempstead Turnpike that has been on the National Register of Historic Places since August 16, 1977.

Geography[edit]

Greenvale is located at 40°48′47″N 73°37′32″W / 40.81306°N 73.62556°W / 40.81306; -73.62556 (40.813187, -73.625618).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,231 people, 362 households, and 254 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 8,674.4 per square mile (3,313.1/km²). There were 372 housing units at an average density of 1,446.4/sq mi (552.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 66.11% Euro American, 12.73% Black, 0.36% Native American, 10.49% Asian, 0.13% Pacific Islander, 7.08% from other races, and 3.09% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 13.09% of the population.

There were 362 households out of which 32.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.8% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.8% were non-families. 24.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.22.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 10.0% under the age of 18, 55.4% from 18 to 24, 16.8% from 25 to 44, 11.7% from 45 to 64, and 6.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 22 years. For every 100 females there were 79.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.1 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $59,500, and the median income for a family was $80,292. Males had a median income of $52,639 versus $30,000 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $22,009. About 4.3% of families and 4.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen or sixty-five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.