Locust Valley, New York

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Locust Valley, New York

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Locust Valley Public Transportation Use
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Locust Valley Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Locust Valley Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Locust Valley Well-Paid Single Men
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Locust Valley Racial Diversity
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Locust Valley College Educated Adults
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Locust Valley People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Locust Valley, New York

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 8
Portion of People Married 7 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 8
College Educated Adults 10 7
People in Middle Class or Better 9 7
People Above Poverty 8 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 8
Working at Home 9 9
Walking and Biking to Work 8 8
Short Commute Times 2 4


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

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Locust Valley Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles E of New Rochelle, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 22 miles NE of New York, New York
County Nassau
Standard Zip Codes 11560
Phone Area Codes 516
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.875
Longitude -73.597

Locust Valley Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.9 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 12.9 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 15 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 65 F
Annual Precip 52.1 inches
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Locust Valley Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,521 100%
Male 1,718 48.8%
Female 1,803 51.2%
Under 18 837 23.8%
18+ 2,684 76.2%
65+ 497 14.1%
Median Age 38.3
Average Family Size 3.19
White 3,046 86.5%
African-American 137 3.9%
Asian 70 2%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0%
Other 200 5.7%
Mixed Race 66 1.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 512 14.5%

Locust Valley 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 23.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 22.6%
Irish 12.5%
Polish 9.4%
English 7.3%
German 4.9%
US/American 3.5%
Norwegian 2.8%
Swedish 1.8%
Scottish 1.8%
Austrian 1.5%
Dutch 0.9%
Russian 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Ukrainian 0.7%
Portuguese 0.6%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
Danish 0.5%
Greek 0.5%
Scandinavian 0.5%
Welsh 0.5%
French Canadian 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Croatian 0.2%
Latvian 0.2%
Eastern European 0.2%
Armenian 0.2%
Yugoslavian 0.2%
Celtic 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Locust Valley 3,521 $70,592
Bayville 7,135 $77,838
Glen Cove 26,622 $63,021
Lattingtown 1,860 $156,462
Matinecock 836 $171,832
Mill Neck 825 $145,643
Sea Cliff 5,066 $100,576
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