Bellerose, New York

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Bellerose, New York

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Bellerose People in Middle Class or Better
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Bellerose Public Transportation Use
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Bellerose Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Bellerose Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Bellerose College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Bellerose Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Bellerose Well-Paid Single Women
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Bellerose Racial Diversity
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Bellerose Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Bellerose, New York

Comparing Bellerose 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 9
Racial Diversity 9 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 9
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Age of the Population 6 6
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Senior Citizens 3 2


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


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

Commute & Sprawl

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


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

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Bellerose Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles W of Hempstead, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 13 miles E of New York, New York
County Nassau
Standard Zip Codes 11001
Phone Area Codes 516
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.72
Longitude -73.7

Bellerose Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.4 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 38 F
Apr Temp 41 to 58 F
Jul Temp 66 to 83 F
Oct Temp 47 to 63 F
Annual Precip 46.3 inches
Distance 7.1 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
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Bellerose Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,173 100%
Male 577 49.2%
Female 596 50.8%
Under 18 298 25.4%
18+ 875 74.6%
65+ 134 11.4%
Median Age 38.6
Average Family Size 3.32
White 1,065 90.8%
African-American 5 0.4%
Asian 78 6.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 10 0.9%
Mixed Race 15 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 51 4.3%

Estimated Bellerose Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,153
Growth -20
Growth % -1.7%

Bellerose 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
Irish 28.9%
Italian 21.7%
German 13%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.8%
English 3.8%
Polish 3.4%
US/American 2.8%
Greek 2.3%
Celtic 1.8%
Basque 1.7%
Russian 1%
Swedish 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
Austrian 0.6%
Norwegian 0.6%
Ukrainian 0.5%
European 0.5%
Lithuanian 0.5%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
Slavic 0.3%
Turkish 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Hungarian 0.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
Eastern European 0.2%
British 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Jamaica (11426)

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)
Bellerose 1,173 $110,404
Bellerose Terrace 2,157 $78,225
Floral Park 15,967 $87,243
New Hyde Park 9,523 $72,384
North New Hyde Park 14,542 $80,688
South Floral Park 1,578 $68,000
Stewart Manor 1,935 $97,922
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