Atlantic Beach, New York

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Atlantic Beach, New York

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High Points

Atlantic Beach strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New York):

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Atlantic Beach Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Atlantic Beach Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Atlantic Beach Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Atlantic Beach Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Atlantic Beach College Educated Adults
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Atlantic Beach People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Atlantic Beach, New York

Comparing Atlantic Beach to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New York (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 9 10
Racial Diversity 7 4
Male Share of the Population 6 6
Female Share of the Population 5 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 8
Average Household Size 6 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 9
College Educated Adults 10 9
People in Middle Class or Better 10 8
People Above Poverty 9 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 9
Working at Home 9 8
Walking and Biking to Work 8 7
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3
People Living Alone 4 5
Housing Recently Built 3 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 1
Affordability of Rents 1 1

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Atlantic Beach Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles SW of Hempstead, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 16 miles SE of New York, New York
County Nassau
Standard Zip Codes 11509
Phone Area Codes 516
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.588
Longitude -73.729

Atlantic Beach Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.6 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 39 F
Apr Temp 42 to 59 F
Jul Temp 67 to 83 F
Oct Temp 49 to 64 F
Annual Precip 42.4 inches
Distance 12.8 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 37 F
Apr Temp 40 to 55 F
Jul Temp 67 to 81 F
Oct Temp 47 to 62 F
Annual Precip 42.9 inches
Distance 16.4 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 38 F
Apr Temp 42 to 58 F
Jul Temp 68 to 83 F
Oct Temp 49 to 64 F
Annual Precip 43.5 inches
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Atlantic Beach Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,986 100%
Male 962 48.4%
Female 1,024 51.6%
Under 18 388 19.5%
18+ 1,598 80.5%
65+ 439 22.1%
Median Age 47.4
Average Family Size 2.93
White 1,926 97%
African-American 14 0.7%
Asian 16 0.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 11 0.6%
Mixed Race 19 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 59 3%

Estimated Atlantic Beach Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,973
Growth -13
Growth % -0.7%

Atlantic Beach Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.6%
Italian 18.2%
US/American 11.6%
Russian 10.7%
Irish 9.3%
Polish 5.4%
German 4.6%
English 3%
Austrian 2.1%
Hungarian 1.9%
Iranian 1.5%
European 1.5%
Eastern European 1.4%
Romanian 0.9%
French (except Basque) 0.7%
Ukrainian 0.7%
Israeli 0.7%
Cypriot 0.7%
Lithuanian 0.7%
Norwegian 0.4%
Dutch 0.3%
Greek 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
Albanian 0.2%
Lebanese 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
Celtic 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
Syrian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Atlantic Beach 1,986 $93,647
Cedarhurst 6,164 $71,406
Hewlett Neck 504 $181,530
Inwood 9,325 $48,345
Lawrence 6,522 $129,779
Woodmere 16,447 $103,402
Woodsburgh 831 $189,227
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