Woodbury, Nassau County, New York

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Woodbury
Hamlet and census-designated place
Location in Nassau County and the state of New York.
Location in Nassau County and the state of New York.
Woodbury, Nassau County, New York is located in New York
Woodbury, Nassau County, New York
Location within the state of New York
Coordinates: 40°48′50″N 73°28′9″W / 40.81389°N 73.46917°W / 40.81389; -73.46917Coordinates: 40°48′50″N 73°28′9″W / 40.81389°N 73.46917°W / 40.81389; -73.46917
CountryUnited States
StateNew York
CountyNassau
TownOyster Bay
Area
 • Total5.1 sq mi (13 km2)
 • Land5.1 sq mi (13 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total8,907
 • Density1,700/sq mi (670/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)

Woodbury is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) located within the town of Oyster Bay in Nassau County, New York, United States. The population was 8,907 at the 2010 census.[1] The ZIP code of the Woodbury post office is 11797.

Woodbury is served by the Syosset Central School District and borders Laurel Hollow to the north, Plainview to the south, Syosset to the west, and Cold Spring Harbor, West Hills and South Huntington to the east. Woodbury is located approximately 35 miles (57 km) east of Midtown Manhattan.

Geography[edit]

U.S. Census Map

Woodbury is located at 40°48′50″N 73°28′9″W / 40.81389°N 73.46917°W / 40.81389; -73.46917 (40.813801, −73.469123).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 5.1 square miles (13 km2), of which 0.20% is water.

A view of St. Abraam Coptic Orthodox Church in Woodbury

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 9,010 people, 2,851 households, and 2,297 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,781.9 per square mile (687.5/km²). There were 2,895 housing units at an average density of 572.5/sq mi (220.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 90.87% White, 0.98% African American, 0.06% Native American, 7.06% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.28% from other races, and 0.75% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.42% of the population. Woodbury is known for a large Jewish population.

There were 2,851 households out of which 39.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.6% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.4% were non-families. 16.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.82 and the average family size was 3.18.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 4.2% from 18 to 24, 23.4% from 25 to 44, 26.7% from 45 to 64, and 21.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females, there were 87.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $122,643, and the median income for a family was $139,409. Males had a median income of $100,000 versus $51,506 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $58,316. About 2.6% of families and 3.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.0% of those under age 18 and 7.1% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Residents of Woodbury attend the Syosset Central School District, as Woodbury does not have its own school district. Residents attend SCSD with students from Syosset, Muttontown, Oyster Bay Cove, and parts of Jericho, Laurel Hollow, Plainview and Hicksville.

Notable people[edit]

  • Ed Newman (born 1951), National Football League All-Pro football player
  • Tracy Pollan, actress
  • Ogden Mills, December 18, 1856 - January 29, 1929) was an American financier and Thoroughbred racehorse owner
  • Ogden Livingston Mills, (August 23, 1884 – October 11, 1937) was an American lawyer, businessman and politician. He served as United States Secretary of the Treasury in President Herbert Hoover's cabinet.[1][2]
  • Jon Lovett, (born August 17, 1982) is an American screenwriter, speechwriter, television producer, and podcaster. He served as a speech and joke writer for President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Race, Hispanic or Latino, Age, and Housing Occupancy: 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File (QT-PL), Woodbury CDP, New York". U.S. Census Bureau, American FactFinder 2. Retrieved 2011-10-04.
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.