Herricks, New York

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Herricks, New York

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High Points

Herricks 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 Herricks Public Transportation Use
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Herricks Median Family Income
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Herricks Racial Diversity
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Herricks People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Herricks College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Herricks Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Herricks Well-Paid Single Men
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Herricks Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Herricks, New York

Comparing Herricks 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
Racial Diversity 10 9
Well-Paid Single Women 10 7
Well-Paid Single Men 10 7
Age of the Population 8 9
Senior Citizens 7 9
Female Share of the Population 6 7
Male Share of the Population 5 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 5


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


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 9
Working at Home 7 6
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Short Commute Times 1 1


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

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Herricks Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles NW of Hempstead, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 16 miles E of New York, New York
County Nassau
Standard Zip Codes 11040
Phone Area Codes 516
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.755
Longitude -73.667

Herricks Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.1 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 9.9 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 11.4 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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Herricks Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 4,076 100%
Male 1,941 47.6%
Female 2,135 52.4%
Under 18 973 23.9%
18+ 3,103 76.1%
65+ 761 18.7%
Median Age 41.3
Average Family Size 3.38
White 2,965 72.7%
African-American 12 0.3%
Asian 994 24.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.1%
Other 38 0.9%
Mixed Race 59 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 170 4.2%

Herricks 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) 32.7%
Italian 19.9%
Irish 11.9%
German 6.9%
US/American 6.2%
Polish 6.1%
Greek 2.4%
Russian 1.8%
Turkish 1.4%
Hungarian 1.1%
Croatian 1%
Czech 1%
Ukrainian 0.7%
Scottish 0.7%
English 0.6%
Eastern European 0.5%
European 0.5%
Albanian 0.4%
Israeli 0.4%
Slovak 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.4%
Romanian 0.4%
Jamaican 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Austrian 0.2%
French (except Basque) 0.2%
Other Arab 0.2%
Portuguese 0.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Garden City P (11040)
Hillside Manor (11040)
Lakeville Estates (11040)
Manhasset Hil (11040)

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)
Herricks 4,076 $84,451
Garden City Park 7,554 $81,580
Manhasset Hills 3,661 $109,613
Mineola 19,234 $71,042
North New Hyde Park 14,542 $80,688
Roslyn Heights 6,295 $100,474
Williston Park 7,261 $83,223
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