Matinecock, New York

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Matinecock, New York
Incorporated Village of Matinecock
Location in Nassau County and the state of New York.
Location in Nassau County and the state of New York.
Matinecock, New York is located in New York
Matinecock, New York
Location within the state of New York
Coordinates: 40°52′20″N 73°35′4″W / 40.87222°N 73.58444°W / 40.87222; -73.58444Coordinates: 40°52′20″N 73°35′4″W / 40.87222°N 73.58444°W / 40.87222; -73.58444
Country United States
State New York
County Nassau County, New York
Named forThe Matinecock People.
 • Total2.66 sq mi (6.90 km2)
 • Land2.66 sq mi (6.88 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.01 km2)
89 ft (27 m)
 • Total810
 • Estimate 
 • Density313.39/sq mi (121.01/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)516
FIPS code36-46107
GNIS feature ID0956671
For the Native American people for which the village is named see Matinecock (tribe)

The Incorporated Village of Matinecock is a village located within the Town of Oyster Bay in Nassau County, New York, United States. The population was 810 at the 2010 census.


The village was incorporated in 1928. In May 1998, Worth Magazine ranked Matinecock as the fifth richest town in America and the richest town in New York.[3] "Matinecock" roughly translates to "the Hill Country".[4]


U.S. Census Map

Matinecock is located at 40°52′20″N 73°35′4″W / 40.87222°N 73.58444°W / 40.87222; -73.58444 (40.872248, -73.584312).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.7 square miles (7.0 km2), all land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2019 (est.)833[2]2.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

At the 2000 census there were 836 people, 285 households, and 216 families in the village. The population density was 315.6 people per square mile (121.8/km2). There were 313 housing units at an average density of 118.1 per square mile (45.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.05% White, 1.08% African American, 1.56% Asian, and 1.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.83%.[7]

Of the 285 households 36.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.7% were married couples living together, 3.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.2% were non-families. 20.7% of households were one person and 10.2% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.93 and the average family size was 3.31.

The age distribution was 26.8% under the age of 18, 4.5% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 27.3% from 45 to 64, and 15.3% 65 or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.1 males.

The median household income was $135,922 and the median family income was $171,832. Males had a median income of $100,000 versus $36,042 for females. The per capita income for the village was $93,559. About 2.1% of families and 4.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.3% of those under age 18 and 4.3% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 27, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "OFF THE RACK; The Richer Rich, and Where They Live". NY Times. Retrieved 21 June 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ Editor, Hannah Douglas, Associate. "Matinecock Way: Is it the way to go?". Queens Chronicle. Retrieved 2020-08-10.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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