Woodsburgh, New York

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Woodsburgh, New York
Incorporated Village of Woodsburgh
Location in Nassau County and the state of New York.
Location in Nassau County and the state of New York.
Woodsburgh, New York is located in New York
Woodsburgh, New York
Location within the state of New York
Coordinates: 40°37′20″N 73°42′26″W / 40.62222°N 73.70722°W / 40.62222; -73.70722Coordinates: 40°37′20″N 73°42′26″W / 40.62222°N 73.70722°W / 40.62222; -73.70722
CountryUnited States
StateNew York
 • Total0.38 sq mi (0.99 km2)
 • Land0.34 sq mi (0.88 km2)
 • Water0.04 sq mi (0.11 km2)
7 ft (2 m)
 • Total778
 • Estimate 
 • Density2,294.12/sq mi (884.59/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)516
FIPS code36-82986[3]
GNIS feature ID0971715[4]

The Incorporated Village of Woodsburgh is a village within the Town of Hempstead in Nassau County, New York, in the United States. Its population was 778 at the 2010 United States Census.

Woodsburgh is included in the Five Towns (though not as one of the "five"), which is usually said to comprise the villages of Lawrence and Cedarhurst, the hamlets of Woodmere and Inwood, and the Hewletts (the villages of Hewlett Bay Park, Hewlett Harbor, and Hewlett Neck, and the hamlet of Hewlett), along with Woodsburgh.[5]


U.S. Census Map

Woodsburgh is located at 40°37′20″N 73°42′26″W / 40.62222°N 73.70722°W / 40.62222; -73.70722 (40.622117, -73.707259).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2), of which 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (7.69%) is water. It is located in between Hewlett and Woodmere and borders the water in the south.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2019 (est.)780[2]0.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

At the 2000 census,[3] there were 831 people, 257 households and 224 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,286.7 per square mile (891.3/km2). There were 268 housing units at an average density of 737.5 per square mile (287.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.44% White, 0.36% African American, 0.72% Asian, 0.36% from other races, and 0.12% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.17% of the population.

There were 257 households, of which 45.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 83.7% were married couples living together, 2.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 12.8% were non-families. 12.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.23 and the average family size was 3.50.

33.1% of the population were under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 20.1% from 25 to 44, 28.3% from 45 to 64, and 12.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 99.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.1 males.

The median household income was $185,296 and the median family income was $189,227. Males had a median income of $100,000 compared with $60,833 for females. The per capita income for the village was $76,443. None of the families and 0.4% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.


  • Mayor: Lee A. Israel
  • Deputy mayor: Gary Goffner
  • Trustees: Carl Cayne, Jacob Harman, Barry Platnick
  • Village Justice: Brian Ziegler


  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 27, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ 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."
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.

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