Introduction to Kings Point, New York

Kings Point, New York, in Nassau County, is 6 miles S of New Rochelle, New York and 13 miles NE of New York, New York. There are an estimated 5,076 people in the village.

Kings Point History

Kings Point was named in honor of landowner Gov. John Alsop King, who inherited this area in the mid-1800s. Residents who were concerned about preserving the individuality and rural charm of the area incorporated Kings Point and its neighboring areas as a single village. The village became famous in the Roaring '20s for the wild jazz parties that were thrown by its glamorous residents. including automobile producer Alfred P. Sloan and Wall Street mogul Jesse Livermore.

Kings Point and nearby Attractions

  • African American Museum
  • Bartow-Pell Mansion
  • Bronx Park
  • Central Park Zoo
  • Maritime Aquarium
  • Brooklyn Bridge

Things To Do In Kings Point

The Bronx Zoo features an indoor Asian rain forest, Himalayan Highlands Habitat and a Congo Gorilla Forest. The Brooklyn Bridge, the New York Aquarium and Central Park are all accessible from Kings Point as well.

Kings Point Transportation

John F. Kennedy International Airport is nearby.

Kings Point Higher Education

Cuny Queensborough Community College, the College of New Rochelle, St. John’s University and Long Island University are all located near Kings Point.


Total Population 5,076
Male Share of the Population 50%
Female Share of the Population 50%
Senior Citizens 16.3%
Employed Population 16+ 2,000
Age of the Population 39


% of people married 63%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 56.7%
Median Earnings25+ $60,033
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $44,773
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,208


Median Family Income $114,777
% Above Poverty Level 92.2%
% Below Poverty Level 7.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 38 minutes
% Working from Home 12.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.4%
% Using Public Transportation 20.5%


People Living Alone 6.9%
Median Gross Rent $860
Median House Value $1


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.5%
US/American 0%
English 1%
Irish 5.5%

Kings Point Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles S of New Rochelle, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 13 miles NE of New York, New York
County Nassau
Standard Zip Codes 11024
Phone Area Codes 516
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.819
Longitude -73.735

Kings Point Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance 8.1 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 39 F
Apr Temp 44 to 60 F
Jul Temp 70 to 85 F
Oct Temp 51 to 65 F
Annual Precip 44.3 inches
Distance 11.8 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 39 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 46.4 inches
Distance 12.4 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 38 F
Apr Temp 44 to 61 F
Jul Temp 69 to 84 F
Oct Temp 50 to 64 F
Annual Precip 49.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Kenilworth (11024)

Usmma (11024)

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

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Location Population Median Family Income
Great Neck 10,052 $103,021
Kensington 1,116 $227,125
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