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Overview

Introduction to New Hyde Park, New York

New Hyde Park, New York, in Nassau County, is 4 miles NW of Hempstead, New York and 15 miles E of New York, New York.

New Hyde Park History

The first European settlers in Hyde Park were Dutch and English. Secretary of the Province George Clarke’s wife, Anne Hyde, gave the name Hyde Park, as Anne’s family estate in England was called Hyde Hall. New Hyde Park was officially incorporated in 1927.

New Hyde Park and nearby Attractions

  • African American Museum
  • Queens Botanical Garden
  • Eisenhower Park
  • Roslyn Grist Mill
  • Blue Mountain Reservation

Things To Do In New Hyde Park

Local museums include the African American Museum, the Long Island Children's Museum and the Cradle of Aviation Museum. Parks in the region include Eisenhower Park, Hempstead Lake State Park, Hempstead Harbor Park and Valley Stream State Park. Queens Botanical Garden and Bergen County Zoological Park are also accessible from New Hyde Park as well.

New Hyde Park Transportation

John F. Kennedy International is the nearest major airport.

New Hyde Park Higher Education

Nearby colleges and universities include Adelphi University, Nassau Community College and the New York Institute of Technology.

People

Total Population 9,788
Male Share of the Population 50.9%
Female Share of the Population 49.1%
Senior Citizens 15%
Employed Population 16+ 4,716
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 57.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 36.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $118,125
% Above Poverty Level 96.3%
% Below Poverty Level 3.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 36 minutes
% Working from Home 1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.9%
% Using Public Transportation 20.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 17.8%
Median Gross Rent $1,378
Median House Value $486,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 42.6%
US/American 0%
English 0.9%
Irish 17.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

New Hyde Park Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles NW of Hempstead, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 15 miles E of New York, New York
County Nassau
Standard Zip Codes 11040, 11042
Company Zip Codes 11041, 11043, 11044, 11099
Phone Area Codes 516
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.735
Longitude -73.688

New Hyde Park 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 3.8 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 NEW YORK JFK INTL AP
Distance 8.1 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
Station WANTAGH CEDAR CREEK
Distance 11.5 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, New Hyde Park, 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 Population Median Family Income
Bellerose 1,132 $179,625
Floral Park 16,093 $122,090

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

New Hyde Park Public Libraries

Library
New Hyde Park Public Library
1420 JERICHO TURNPIKE
New Hyde Park, New York
(516) 354-1413
Hillside Public Library Of New Hyde Park
1950 HILLSIDE AVENUE
New Hyde Park, New York
(516) 488-3316

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New Hyde Park Hospitals

LONG ISLAND JEWISH MEDICAL CENTER
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
270 - 05 76TH AVENUE
(718) 470-7000
Emergency Service: Yes

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