North New Hyde Park, New York

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North New Hyde Park, New York

Introduction to North New Hyde Park, New York

North New Hyde Park, New York is 4 miles NW of Hempstead, New York and 15 miles E of New York, New York. It is in Nassau county. The town is part of the Nassau- Suffolk metro area. The population of North New Hyde Park is 14,542.

North New Hyde Park History

North New Hyde Park is a census-designated place in the Town of North Hempstead, which was first settled in by Europeans in 1643. North Hempstead was separated from the Town of Hempstead in 1784. The town includes around 30 incorporated villages and more than 15 unincorporated hamlets. The area now known as North New Hyde Park was first served by the Long Island Railroad in the 1830s.

North New Hyde Park and nearby Attractions

  • Queens County Farm Museum
  • Long Island Children's Museum
  • Belmont Park race track
  • Queens Botanical Garden
  • Valley Stream State Park
  • Hempstead Lake State Park

Things To Do In North New Hyde Park

While staying in North New Hyde Park, you can enjoy skiing at Blue Mountain. The Eisenhower Park and Hempstead Harbor Park are also close by. You can also visit the Nassau County Museum of Art, the Science Museum of Long Island, the Studio Museum in Harlem, the Cradle of Aviation Museum and the African American Museum. Family day trips can be enjoyed at the Bronx Zoo and Central Park Zoo.

North New Hyde Park Transportation

International flights are available from John F. Kennedy International Airport.

North New Hyde Park Higher Education

Nassau Community College, CUNY Queensborough Community College and Adelphi University are some of the nearby colleges and universities.

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High Points

North New Hyde Park strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New York):

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy North New Hyde Park Public Transportation Use
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% North New Hyde Park Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% North New Hyde Park Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% North New Hyde Park People in Middle Class or Better
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% North New Hyde Park Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of North New Hyde Park, New York

Comparing North New Hyde Park 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
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 9 9
Racial Diversity 9 9
Well-Paid Single Women 9 8
Well-Paid Single Men 8 7
Female Share of the Population 7 8
Male Share of the Population 4 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 3


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


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 9
Walking and Biking to Work 6 7
Working at Home 6 5
Short Commute Times 1 2


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

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North 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
Phone Area Codes 516
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.743
Longitude -73.693

North New Hyde Park Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.1 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 8.5 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 12 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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North New Hyde Park Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 14,542 100%
Male 6,885 47.3%
Female 7,657 52.7%
Under 18 3,196 22%
18+ 11,346 78%
65+ 2,862 19.7%
Median Age 42.7
Average Family Size 3.28
White 11,980 82.4%
African-American 48 0.3%
Asian 2,157 14.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 21 0.1%
Other 177 1.2%
Mixed Race 156 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 707 4.9%

North New Hyde Park 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 27.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.1%
Irish 17.4%
German 8.6%
Polish 4.3%
US/American 4.2%
Russian 2%
Greek 1.3%
Iranian 1.3%
English 1.2%
Austrian 0.9%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
Croatian 0.7%
Albanian 0.7%
Scottish 0.6%
Armenian 0.5%
Ukrainian 0.5%
Hungarian 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
Israeli 0.4%
European 0.4%
Haitian 0.4%
Moroccan 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Portuguese 0.3%
Yugoslavian 0.3%
Jamaican 0.3%
Maltese 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
Guyanese 0.2%
Eastern European 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
Romanian 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
Scandinavian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, North 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 Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
North New Hyde Park 14,542 $80,688
Floral Park 15,967 $87,243
Garden City Park 7,554 $81,580
Herricks 4,076 $84,451
Manhasset Hills 3,661 $109,613
New Hyde Park 9,523 $72,384
Stewart Manor 1,935 $97,922
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