East Garden City, New York

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East Garden City, New York
Location in Nassau County and the state of New York.
Location in Nassau County and the state of New York.
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
CountyNassau
Elevation
29 m (95 ft)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)

East Garden City is a hamlet 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, when it was listed as a census-designated place, however, since then, it is now included in the Uniondale CDP. East Garden City is mostly commercial and industrial area and a part of Hofstra University's north campus is located in East Garden City.

Geography[edit]

U.S. Census Map

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, East Garden City is bordered on the North by Carle Place and the Village of Westbury in the Town of North Hempstead (the Hempstead/North Hempstead town line); on the East by East Meadow; on the South by 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 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 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 had 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 then-CDP. There were 1,341 housing units. The racial makeup of the CDP was 67.3% Non-Hispanic White, 16.7% African American, 0.1% Native American, 4.4% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander, 9.0% Hispanic, and 3.0% from two or more races. In 2015, after a long battle, the community known as East Garden City is now relabeled as being part of Uniondale.[3]

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
  3. ^ Cassese, Sid (October 15, 2015). "Transition from East Garden City to Uniondale continues -- slowly". Newsday.

External links[edit]

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