University Gardens, New York

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University Gardens, New York
Location in Nassau County and the state of New York.
Location in Nassau County and the state of New York.
University Gardens, New York is located in New York
University Gardens, New York
Location within the state of New York
Coordinates: 40°46′27″N 73°43′36″W / 40.77417°N 73.72667°W / 40.77417; -73.72667Coordinates: 40°46′27″N 73°43′36″W / 40.77417°N 73.72667°W / 40.77417; -73.72667
CountryUnited States
StateNew York
 • Total0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
 • Land0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
148 ft (45 m)
 • Total4,226
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)516
FIPS code36-76287
GNIS feature ID0968249

University Gardens is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) and received mail service via Great Neck Post Office in Nassau County, New York, United States; this tends to cause confusion that University Gardens is part of Great Neck. The population was 4,226 at the 2010 census.

University Gardens is a community in the western part of the Town of North Hempstead.


U.S. Census Map

University Gardens is located at 40°46′27″N 73°43′36″W / 40.77417°N 73.72667°W / 40.77417; -73.72667 (40.774039, -73.726662).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2), all land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 4,138 people, 1,660 households, and 1,160 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 7,007.1 per square mile (2,708.0/km²). There were 1,696 housing units at an average density of 2,871.9/sq mi (1,109.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 80.67% White, 2.39% African American, 0.12% Native American, 13.29% Asian, 1.98% from other races, and 1.55% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.59% of the population.

There were 1,660 households out of which 31.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.6% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.1% were non-families. 27.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 22.7% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 28.3% from 45 to 64, and 15.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 88.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.6 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $74,637, and the median income for a family was $90,511. Males had a median income of $61,207 versus $42,308 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $40,643. About 2.5% of families and 2.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.1% of those under age 18 and 2.1% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  2. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.