Roslyn, New York

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Roslyn, New York

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Roslyn Well-Paid Single Women
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Roslyn Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Roslyn Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Roslyn Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Roslyn College Educated Adults
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Roslyn People in Middle Class or Better
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Roslyn Racial Diversity
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Roslyn Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Roslyn, New York

Comparing Roslyn 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 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Age of the Population 10 10
Racial Diversity 9 8
Female Share of the Population 9 10
Senior Citizens 9 10
Male Share of the Population 2 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 3 3
Average Household Size 1 1


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

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 6
Housing Recently Built 4 6
Affordability of Rents 1 1
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 1

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Roslyn Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles N of Hempstead, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 17 miles E of New York, New York
County Nassau
Standard Zip Codes 11576
Phone Area Codes 516
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.799
Longitude -73.651

Roslyn Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.9 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 12.2 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 13 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
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Roslyn Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,570 100%
Male 1,172 45.6%
Female 1,398 54.4%
Under 18 468 18.2%
18+ 2,102 81.8%
65+ 583 22.7%
Median Age 43.9
Average Family Size 2.89
White 2,231 86.8%
African-American 60 2.3%
Asian 158 6.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.1%
Other 52 2%
Mixed Race 67 2.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 163 6.3%

Estimated Roslyn Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,879
Growth 309
Growth % 12%

Roslyn 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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.4%
Italian 15.9%
US/American 8.3%
Irish 7.2%
Iranian 6.5%
Russian 6.2%
Polish 5.8%
German 4.3%
Eastern European 2.6%
English 2.5%
Austrian 2.1%
Hungarian 1%
Israeli 0.9%
Canadian 0.8%
Greek 0.8%
Haitian 0.8%
British 0.7%
Romanian 0.7%
Turkish 0.7%
Armenian 0.6%
Albanian 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.5%
Norwegian 0.4%
Portuguese 0.4%
European 0.4%
Ukrainian 0.4%
Jamaican 0.4%
Egyptian 0.3%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
Slovak 0.3%
Trinidadian and Tobagonian 0.3%
Czech 0.3%
Cypriot 0.3%
Scottish 0.2%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Croatian 0.2%
Swedish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Roslyn 2,570 $101,622
East Hills 6,842 $159,316
Greenvale 2,231 $80,292
Old Westbury 4,228 $168,453
Roslyn Estates 1,210 $157,402
Roslyn Harbor 1,023 $150,000
Roslyn Heights 6,295 $100,474

Roslyn Public Libraries

Bryant Library
Roslyn, New York
(516) 621-2240

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Roslyn Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Church)
(516) 562-6230
Emergency Service: Yes

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