Barnum Island, New York

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Barnum Island, New York

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High Points

Barnum Island 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 Barnum Island Public Transportation Use
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Barnum Island Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Barnum Island Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Barnum Island Well-Paid Single Men
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Barnum Island Racial Diversity
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Barnum Island College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Barnum Island, New York

Comparing Barnum Island 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 Women 10 9
Well-Paid Single Men 10 8
Racial Diversity 9 8
Age of the Population 9 9
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Senior Citizens 4 5
Female Share of the Population 3 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 8
Portion of People Married 9 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 9
College Educated Adults 9 5
People in Middle Class or Better 8 6
People Above Poverty 6 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 8 8
Working at Home 3 3
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 6
Housing Recently Built 6 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
People Living Alone 1 2
Affordability of Rents 1 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 3

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Barnum Island Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles S of Hempstead, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 19 miles SE of New York, New York
County Nassau
Standard Zip Codes 11558
Phone Area Codes 516
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.604
Longitude -73.644

Barnum Island Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.7 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 8.2 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 17.8 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 39 F
Apr Temp 45 to 60 F
Jul Temp 70 to 85 F
Oct Temp 50 to 65 F
Annual Precip 46.1 inches
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Barnum Island Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,487 100%
Male 1,228 49.4%
Female 1,259 50.6%
Under 18 448 18%
18+ 2,039 82%
65+ 342 13.8%
Median Age 42
Average Family Size 3.16
White 2,277 91.6%
African-American 9 0.4%
Asian 56 2.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.1%
Other 88 3.5%
Mixed Race 53 2.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 256 10.3%

Barnum Island 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
Italian 30.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.5%
Irish 15.5%
German 8.5%
Greek 5.3%
Polish 5.3%
US/American 5.2%
Russian 2.9%
English 2.8%
Scottish 1.2%
Norwegian 1%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
Austrian 0.5%
Cypriot 0.5%
Hungarian 0.5%
Romanian 0.4%
European 0.3%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
Czech 0.2%
Eastern European 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
British 0.2%
Turkish 0.2%
Moroccan 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Barnum Island, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Harbor Island (11558)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Barnum Island 2,487 $82,742
East Rockaway 10,414 $78,363
Harbor Isle 1,334 $82,021
Island Park 4,732 $63,864
Lido Beach 2,825 $107,365
Long Beach 35,462 $68,222
Oceanside 32,733 $83,711
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