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Overview

Introduction to New Cassel, New York

New Cassel, New York, in Nassau county, is 3 miles NW of Levittown, New York and 21 miles E of New York, New York. Part of the surrounding Nassau- Suffolk metro area, New Cassel is home to some 13,298 residents.

New Cassel History

New Cassel, which was also known as Gold Coin City and Stewartsville in the past, was initially settled in by Hessian Mercenaries. It is an unincorporated part of the Town of North Hempstead, which was settled in by Europeans in 1643. The area went through a period of poverty until the opening of the Long Island Rail Road, which went up to Great Neck. The launching of steamboat service in 1836 also helped propel development in the region.

New Cassel and nearby Attractions

  • Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium
  • Hicksville Gregory Museum
  • Nassau County Museum of Art
  • Eisenhower Park
  • Bethpage State Park

Things To Do In New Cassel

The nearby parks are equipped to support a large number of recreational activities. One can play golf at several high-class golf courses. In addition, there are picnic areas that offer standard facilities, as well as tennis courts and playing fields. The town also offers easy access to a few interesting museums in the neighborhood which shed light on topics ranging from African-American History to Aviation. There is also a museum dedicated to art.

New Cassel Transportation

Air transportation is available from John F. Kennedy International Airport.

New Cassel Higher Education

Higher studies can be pursued at Hofstra University, New York Institute of Technology, SUNY College, and Long Island University.

People

Total Population 13,988
Male Share of the Population 48.5%
Female Share of the Population 51.5%
Senior Citizens 9.1%
Employed Population 16+ 6,639
Age of the Population 30

Families

% of people married 35.6%
Average household size 5

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.1%
Median Earnings25+ $34,146
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $25,078
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,638

Wealth

Median Family Income $82,600
% Above Poverty Level 85.2%
% Below Poverty Level 14.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.1%
% Using Public Transportation 8.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 16.5%
Median Gross Rent $1,225
Median House Value $323,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 68.6%
US/American 0%
English 0.6%
Irish 1.1%

New Cassel Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 3 miles NW of Levittown, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 21 miles E of New York, New York
County Nassau
Standard Zip Codes 11590
Phone Area Codes 516
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.758
Longitude -73.57

New Cassel Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station MINEOLA
Distance 3 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
Station WANTAGH CEDAR CREEK
Distance 8.4 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
Station SCARSDALE
Distance 19.6 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Carle Place 5,377 $105,779
East Meadow 37,513 $115,214
Hicksville 41,784 $108,539
Jericho 13,445 $154,219
Old Westbury 4,599 $221,250
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