Centre Island, New York

Coordinates: 40°54′27″N 73°30′57″W / 40.90750°N 73.51583°W / 40.90750; -73.51583
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Centre Island, New York
Incorporated Village of Centre Island
Centre Island Village Hall on August 29, 2021.
Centre Island Village Hall on August 29, 2021.
Location in Nassau County and the state of New York.
Location in Nassau County and the state of New York.
Centre Island, New York is located in New York
Centre Island, New York
Location within the state of New York
Coordinates: 40°54′27″N 73°30′57″W / 40.90750°N 73.51583°W / 40.90750; -73.51583 [1]
Country United States
State New York
County Nassau County, New York
townOyster Bay
 • Total1.09 sq mi (2.83 km2)
 • Land1.09 sq mi (2.82 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
33 ft (10 m)
 • Total407
 • Density373.39/sq mi (144.15/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code516
FIPS code36-13618
GNIS feature ID0946329

Centre Island is a village located within the Town of Oyster Bay in Nassau County, on Long Island, in New York, United States.[3] Its population was 410 as of the 2010 census.[4]


U.S. Census Map

Despite its name, it is actually a peninsula. According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2), all land.


Historical population
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 444 people, 174 households, and 128 families residing in the village. The population density was 397.2 inhabitants per square mile (153.4/km2). There were 209 housing units at an average density of 187.0 per square mile (72.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.62% White, 0.45% African American, 0.90% Asian, 0.45% from other races, and 1.58% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.15% of the population.

There were 174 households, out of which 29.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.2% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.9% were non-families. 19.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the village, the population was spread out, with 20.9% under the age of 18, 3.8% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 31.1% from 45 to 64, and 16.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.3 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $117,848, and the median income for a family was $115,972. Males had a median income of $100,000 versus $40,000 for females. The per capita income for the village was $96,674. About 6.0% of families and 12.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 32.5% of those under age 18 and 5.9% of those age 65 or over.


As of August 2021, the Mayor of Centre Island is Michael Chalos and the Village Trustees are Robert Broussard, Grace Haggerty, and the Honorable Victor Ort.[7]


School district[edit]

The Village of Centre Island is located entirely within the boundaries of the Oyster Bay–East Norwich Central School District.[8][9] As such, all children who reside within Centre Island and attend public schools go to Oyster Bay–East Norwich's schools.[8][9]

Library district[edit]

Centre Island is located within the boundaries of the Oyster Bay–East Norwich Library District.[8]

Notable people[edit]


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. February 12, 2011. Retrieved April 23, 2011.
  2. ^ "ArcGIS REST Services Directory". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 20, 2022.
  3. ^ "Incorporated Villages in the Town of Oyster Bay". Town of Oyster Bay. Archived from the original on November 2, 2019. Retrieved June 3, 2020.
  4. ^ "Race, Hispanic or Latino, Age, and Housing Occupancy: 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File (QT-PL), Centre Island village, New York". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 3, 2011.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  6. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  7. ^ "Board of Trustees | VILLAGE OF CENTRE ISLAND". centreisland.org. Retrieved August 9, 2021.
  8. ^ a b c "Long Island Index: Interactive Map". Long Island Index Maps. Long Island Index.
  9. ^ a b "Composite School District Boundaries Shapefiles". NCES. Retrieved October 23, 2020.
  10. ^ Peschek, David (September 15, 2004). "Beach boy". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved July 27, 2023.
  11. ^ David, Mark (February 9, 2014). "Is Sean Hannity Saying Bye-Bye To New York". Variety. Archived from the original on September 5, 2014. Retrieved September 5, 2014.
  12. ^ Vazquez, Jennifer. "Sprawling Long Island Estate Next Door to Billy Joel on the Market for $11.2 Million." New York, New York: NBC-4 New York, May 10, 2018.
  13. ^ a b Centre Island | Long Island New York - Long Island Exchange Retrieved 2014-09-05.
  14. ^ Paumgarten, Nick. "Billy Joel, Thirty-Three-Hit Wonder." New York, New York: The New Yorker, October 27, 2014.

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