Roslyn Harbor, New York

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Roslyn Harbor, New York

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Roslyn Harbor Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
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Top 1% trophy Roslyn Harbor Well-Paid Single Men
Public Transportation Use
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Top 1% trophy Roslyn Harbor Public Transportation Use
College Educated Adults
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Top 1% trophy Roslyn Harbor College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Women
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Top 2% trophy Roslyn Harbor Well-Paid Single Women
People in Middle Class or Better
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Top 3% trophy Roslyn Harbor People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
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Top 5% trophy Roslyn Harbor Low Rate of Poverty
Racial Diversity
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Top 19% Roslyn Harbor Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Roslyn Harbor, New York

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 10 8


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 10
Working at Home 8 8
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 7
Housing Recently Built 4 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
Affordability of Rents 1 3
People Living Alone 1 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 1

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Roslyn Harbor Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles N of Hempstead, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 18 miles E of New York, New York
County Nassau
Standard Zip Codes 11545, 11548, 11576
Phone Area Codes 516
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.816
Longitude -73.637

Roslyn Harbor Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.8 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
Distance 13.1 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 13.6 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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Roslyn Harbor Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,023 100%
Male 500 48.9%
Female 523 51.1%
Under 18 240 23.5%
18+ 783 76.5%
65+ 199 19.5%
Median Age 45.6
Average Family Size 3.12
White 937 91.6%
African-American 13 1.3%
Asian 51 5%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 11 1.1%
Mixed Race 11 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 34 3.3%

Estimated Roslyn Harbor Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,037
Growth 14
Growth % 1.4%

Roslyn Harbor 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 19.7%
Russian 13.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.5%
Polish 7.8%
US/American 7.7%
German 6.1%
Iranian 5.9%
Irish 3.8%
Eastern European 3.7%
English 2.4%
British 1.4%
Lithuanian 1.2%
Israeli 1.2%
Moroccan 1.1%
Hungarian 1.1%
Norwegian 1.1%
Greek 1%
Czech 0.9%
Austrian 0.9%
Canadian 0.7%
Romanian 0.7%
Scottish 0.7%
European 0.7%
French (except Basque) 0.7%
Portuguese 0.6%
Jamaican 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
Jordanian 0.4%
Dutch 0.2%
South African 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
Armenian 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
Turkish 0.2%
Cypriot 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Roslyn Harbor 1,023 $150,000
East Hills 6,842 $159,316
Glen Head 4,625 $83,048
Glenwood Landing 3,541 $90,784
Greenvale 2,231 $80,292
Roslyn 2,570 $101,622
Roslyn Heights 6,295 $100,474
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