Hewlett Harbor, New York
Hewlett Harbor, New York
|Incorporated Village of Hewlett Harbor|
|County||Nassau County, New York|
|• Total||0.83 sq mi (2.15 km2)|
|• Land||0.72 sq mi (1.88 km2)|
|• Water||0.10 sq mi (0.27 km2)|
|Elevation||10 ft (3 m)|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||1,754.48/sq mi (677.60/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0970203|
The Village of Hewlett Harbor is located within the Town of Hempstead. This area, like Back/Old Lawrence is unique because its rural affluence is similar in character to the more well-known Gold Coast of the North Shore instead of being more urbanized like the rest of the South Shore of Nassau County.
Hewlett Harbor is located at .
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2), of which, 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (10.98%) is water.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,271 people, 429 households, and 380 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,754.3 people per square mile (681.6/km2). There were 437 housing units at an average density of 603.2 per square mile (234.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.12% White, 0.39% African American, 0.16% Native American, 3.15% Asian, 0.63% from other races, and 0.55% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.10% of the population.
There were 429 households, out of which 39.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 84.4% were married couples living together, 2.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 11.4% were non-families. 10.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.96 and the average family size was 3.16.
In the village, the population was spread out, with 29.3% under the age of 18, 3.8% from 18 to 24, 19.8% from 25 to 44, 28.7% from 45 to 64, and 18.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.7 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $159,682, and the median income for a family was $185,962. Males had a median income of $100,000 versus $40,000 for females. The per capita income for the village was $82,069. None of the families and 0.7% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 0.9% of those over 64.
The village of Hewlett Harbor was specifically mentioned by TV personality Johnny "Drama" Chase on HBO's Entourage on the Sunday, May 13, 2007 episode entitled "The Resurrection". On Entourage, Drama stars in a fictional NBC TV series called Five Towns. The series' name is a reference to the real "Five Towns", an informal grouping of villages and hamlets located on Long Island, New York's South Shore of western Nassau County. "The Hewletts" (Hewlett, Hewlett Harbor, Hewlett Bay Park, and Hewlett Neck) are generally grouped together as one of the "Five Towns," with the other four being Woodmere, Cedarhurst, Lawrence, and Inwood, along with Woodsburgh. The fictional Five Towns series is produced by actor/screenwriter/producer Ed Burns (who plays himself on Entourage), who grew up in the Hewlett area and attended Hewlett High School.
On the episode aired on April 13 it was said that the village of Hewlett Harbor was the setting of the fictional NBC TV series called Five Towns.
Notable current and former residents of Hewlett Harbor include:
- Maurice M. Black (1918-1996), pathologist who was an expert on breast cancer.
- Ross Bleckner (born 1949), artist.
- Robert DiBernardo (1937-1986), member of the Gambino crime family.
- Pamela Geller, political activist and author.
- Stan Lee (1922-2018), former Marvel Comics editor and creator.
- William Modell (1921–2008), chairman of the Modell's Sporting Goods retail chain.
- George H. Ross (born 1928), executive vice president and senior counsel of the Trump Organization; judge on the television program The Apprentice.
- Jonathan Tiomkin (born 1979), Olympic foil fencer
- Jim Steinman (1947-2021) Songwriter of hits including Total Eclipse of the Heart and Meat Loaf's Bat Out of Hell
- Errol Morris (born 1948), Oscar-winning film director, best known for documentaries.
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- Barron, James. "IF YOU'RE THINKING OF LIVING IN: FIVE TOWNS", The New York Times, July 10, 1983. Accessed May 20, 2008. "The basic five are Lawrence, Cedarhurst, Woodmere, Hewlett and Inwood. But the area also includes some unincorporated communities and two tiny villages, Hewlett Bay Park and Woodsburgh, that are not added to the final total."
- Pace, Eric. "Maurice M. Black, 78, an Expert on Breast Cancer", The New York Times, September 17, 1996. Accessed March 14, 2017. "Dr. Maurice M. Black, a pathologist who was an expert on breast cancer, died on Saturday at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan. He was 78 and lived in Hewlett Harbor, L.I."
- Mason, Christopher. "AT HOME WITH: ROSS BLECKNER", The New York Times, December 10, 1998. Accessed March 14, 2017. "Success in the art world is not the only source of Mr. Bleckner's good fortune. He was raised in prosperous Hewlett Harbor on Long Island, and in 1974 he purchased the building with a loan from his father, a manufacturer of precision parts."
- Hevesi, Dennis. "POLICE HUNT REPUTED MOB OFFICER REPORTED MISSING FOR PAST WEEK", The New York Times, June 14, 1986. Accessed March 14, 2017. "Detective Sgt. Eugene Flamm, commanding officer of the Nassau County department's missing persons squad, said Mr. DiBernardo, of 1101 Harbor Road, Hewlett Harbor, L.I., left his office at 418 Broome Street in lower Manhattan at about 2 P.M. on Thursday, June 5."
- Barnard, Anne; and Feuer, Alan. Outraged, and Outrageous, The New York Times, October 8, 2010. Accessed March 14, 2017. "She grew up in Hewlett Harbor, one of Long Island's Five Towns, an affluent, heavily Jewish enclave that spawned notables like the fashion designer Donna Karan."
- Lewine, Edward. "HOUSING HISTORY; Sketching Out His Past", The New York Times, September 9, 2007. Accessed March 14, 2017. "226 Richards Lane, Hewlett Harbor, N.Y.; Former caretaker's cottage on two acres (1952-1980)"
- Hevesi, Dennis (2008-02-15). "William D. Modell, Seller of Sporting Goods, Is Dead at 86". New York Times. Retrieved 2008-03-07.