South Valley Stream, New York

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South Valley Stream, New York
Hamlet and census-designated place
Location in Nassau County and the state of New York.
Location in Nassau County and the state of New York.
South Valley Stream, New York is located in New York
South Valley Stream, New York
Location within the state of New York
Coordinates: 40°39′10″N 73°43′6″W / 40.65278°N 73.71833°W / 40.65278; -73.71833Coordinates: 40°39′10″N 73°43′6″W / 40.65278°N 73.71833°W / 40.65278; -73.71833
Country United States
State New York
County Nassau
 • Total 0.9 sq mi (2.3 km2)
 • Land 0.9 sq mi (2.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 7 ft (2 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 5,962
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 36-69892
GNIS feature ID 1867419

South Valley Stream is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in Nassau County, New York, United States. The population was 5,962 as of the 2010 census.

South Valley Stream is located in the southern part of the Town of Hempstead, and consists of two unincorporated areas, North Woodmere and Mill Brook.

The northern portion of the hamlet is served by Valley Stream South High School and the Valley Stream school districts, while the southern portion, south of Rosedale Road, is served by George W. Hewlett High School and the Hewlett-Woodmere school district.


U.S. Census Map

South Valley Stream is located at 40°39′10″N 73°43′06″W / 40.652688°N 73.718351°W / 40.652688; -73.718351.[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2), all land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 5,638 people, 2,025 households, and 1,569 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 6,415.1 per square mile (2,473.7/km2). There were 2,045 housing units at an average density of 2,326.9/sq mi (897.2/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 74.10% White, 5.00% African American, 0.07% Native American, 13.55% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.53% from other races, and 2.73% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.07% of the population.

There were 2,025 households out of which 35.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.4% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.5% were non-families. 19.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 3.22.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 25.1% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 24.5% from 25 to 44, 25.4% from 45 to 64, and 19.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 91.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.2 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $90,109, and the median income for a family was $105,455 Males had a median income of $86,942 versus $57,718 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $22,000. About 1.5% of families and 1.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.2 of those under age 18 and 0.6% of those age 65 or over.

Notable residents[edit]

Current and former residents of South Valley Stream include:


  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. 
  3. ^ Bio
  4. ^ Gans, Andrew. "Rhapsody in Seth’s Rudetsky Fights Back With Santorum Fund", Playbill, May 7, 2003. Accessed September 17, 2008. "In his self-penned, one-man show directed by Peter Flynn — Rhapsody in Seth — Seth Rudetsky recalls growing up in North Woodmere, Long Island, where he was praised for his musical gifts but ridiculed for being gay."