Greenvale, New York

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Greenvale, New York

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Greenvale Well-Paid Single Women
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Greenvale Public Transportation Use
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Greenvale Walking and Biking to Work
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Greenvale Racial Diversity
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Greenvale Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Greenvale College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Greenvale Well-Paid Single Men
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Greenvale People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Greenvale Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Greenvale, New York

Comparing Greenvale 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 10
Racial Diversity 10 10
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 8
Male Share of the Population 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1
Age of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 8
Portion of People Married 8 7


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

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 6
People Living Alone 4 5
Housing Recently Built 2 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 3
Affordability of Rents 1 1

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Greenvale Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles N of Hempstead, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 19 miles E of New York, New York
County Nassau
Standard Zip Codes 11548
Phone Area Codes 516
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.81
Longitude -73.628

Greenvale 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 13 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 14.2 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
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Greenvale Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,231 100%
Male 991 44.4%
Female 1,240 55.6%
Under 18 223 10%
18+ 2,008 90%
65+ 136 6.1%
Median Age 21.5
Average Family Size 3.22
White 1,475 66.1%
African-American 284 12.7%
Asian 234 10.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 0.4%
Other 158 7.1%
Mixed Race 69 3.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 292 13.1%

Greenvale 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) 27.9%
Italian 25.9%
Irish 10.8%
German 6.3%
Polish 3.8%
Jamaican 3.3%
Greek 2.6%
Russian 2.5%
US/American 2.4%
English 1.9%
Haitian 1.2%
Iranian 1.1%
French (except Basque) 1%
West Indian 0.9%
Trinidadian and Tobagonian 0.9%
Romanian 0.8%
Hungarian 0.8%
Belizean 0.8%
Portuguese 0.7%
African 0.7%
Dutch 0.7%
Armenian 0.4%
Norwegian 0.4%
Turkish 0.4%
Swedish 0.3%
Bermudan 0.3%
Israeli 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Ghanian 0.3%
Croatian 0.3%
British West Indian 0.3%
Moroccan 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Greenvale 2,231 $80,292
East Hills 6,842 $159,316
Glen Head 4,625 $83,048
Glenwood Landing 3,541 $90,784
Roslyn 2,570 $101,622
Roslyn Harbor 1,023 $150,000
Roslyn Heights 6,295 $100,474

Starbucks in Greenvale

(As of 2005)
Wheatly Plaza
132 Wheatley Plaza
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