Russell Gardens, New York

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Russell Gardens, New York

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High Points

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

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College Educated Adults
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Top 1% trophy Russell Gardens College Educated Adults
Public Transportation Use
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Top 1% trophy Russell Gardens Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Men
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Top 1% trophy Russell Gardens Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
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Top 1% trophy Russell Gardens Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
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Top 1% trophy Russell Gardens Well-Paid Single Women
People in Middle Class or Better
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Top 3% trophy Russell Gardens People in Middle Class or Better
Racial Diversity
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Top 8% Russell Gardens Racial Diversity
Low Rate of Poverty
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Top 10% Russell Gardens Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Russell Gardens, New York

Comparing Russell Gardens 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
Racial Diversity 10 9
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Age of the Population 8 9
Senior Citizens 6 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 6
Female Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 9
Average Household Size 8 7


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 10
Working at Home 8 7
Walking and Biking to Work 8 6
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 6
People Living Alone 4 5
Housing Recently Built 2 4
Affordability of Rents 1 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 1

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Russell Gardens Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles NW of Hempstead, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 13 miles E of New York, New York
County Nassau
Standard Zip Codes 11021
Phone Area Codes 516
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.781
Longitude -73.725

Russell Gardens Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.6 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 8.3 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 10.5 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
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Russell Gardens Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,074 100%
Male 543 50.6%
Female 531 49.4%
Under 18 287 26.7%
18+ 787 73.3%
65+ 180 16.8%
Median Age 41.5
Average Family Size 3.19
White 923 85.9%
African-American 6 0.6%
Asian 114 10.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 11 1%
Mixed Race 18 1.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 54 5%

Estimated Russell Gardens Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,056
Growth -18
Growth % -1.7%

Russell Gardens 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) 33.3%
Polish 12.2%
Russian 10.7%
US/American 9.3%
Eastern European 5.5%
Italian 4.8%
Austrian 3.5%
Greek 2.4%
Israeli 2.3%
Afghan 1.9%
German 1.8%
Iranian 1.8%
Hungarian 1.5%
British 1.3%
European 1.3%
Iraqi 0.8%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
English 0.7%
Irish 0.6%
South African 0.6%
Scandinavian 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.5%
Danish 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
Romanian 0.2%
African 0.2%
Jamaican 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Russell Gardens, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Allenwood (11021)

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)
Russell Gardens 1,074 $142,636
Great Neck Estates 2,756 $161,545
Kensington 1,209 $133,235
Lake Success 2,797 $145,562
Saddle Rock Estates 424 $160,746
Thomaston 2,607 $110,502
University Gardens 4,138 $90,511
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