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Overview

Introduction to Albertson, New York

Albertson, New York, in Nassau county, is 4 miles N of Hempstead, New York (center to center) and 17 miles E of New York, New York.

Albertson History

John Seren, the first European settler, arrived in the region in 1644. Townsend Albertson established a farm and gristmill and later, the community was named "Albertson" in his honor. The I U Willets Road was built in 1850, and in 1864, a station for the Long Island Railroad was constructed in Albertson. During the later part of the 20th century, a number of Asian immigrants arrived in the village. Albertson is currently an unincorporated part of Nassau county.

Albertson and Nearby Attractions

  • African American Museum
  • Saint Paul's Church National Historic Site
  • Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge
  • Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium
  • Clark Botanical Garden
  • Hempstead Lake State Park

Things To Do In Albertson

Albertson offers easy access to a number of museums and historic sites including the African American Museum, Nassau County Museum of Art, Science Museum of Long Island, Fine Arts Museum of Long Island, Saint Paul's Church National Historic Site, Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, and Old Westbury Gardens. Hempstead Lake State Park, situated on the Hempstead Lake, provides amenities for horseback riding, fishing, picnicking, biking, and hiking. Albertson is also home to the Clark Botanical Garden which features native spring wildflowers, perennials, conifers, roses, and rock garden plants. Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium, George Washington Bridge, Brooklyn Heights Promenade, Central Park Zoo, and Belmont Park race track are other popular destinations.

Albertson Transportation

Air transportation is available from the John F Kennedy International Airport.

Albertson Higher Education

SUNY Old Westbury, Nassau Community College, Long Island University - C.W. Post Campus, and Adelphi University are some of the colleges near Albertson.

Demographics

People

Total Population5,189
Male Share of the Population48.9%
Female Share of the Population51.1%
Senior Citizens20.3%
Employed Population 16+2,413
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married61.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher47.2%
Median Earnings25+$53,113
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$38,571

Wealth

Median Family Income$118,036
% Above Poverty Level98.1%
% Below Poverty Level1.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time34 minutes
% Working from Home1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.1%
% Using Public Transportation13.6%

Housing

People Living Alone16.4%
Median Gross Rent$2,000
Median House Value$547,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)29.4%
Italian17%
Irish17%
Polish5.5%
English4.3%
Greek4.1%
Iranian2.4%
Russian1.4%
Arab1.4%
Romanian1%
Egyptian0.8%
Ukrainian0.7%
Croatian0.7%
Austrian0.7%
Syrian0.6%
French Except Basque0.5%
Turkish0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Czech0.4%
Swedish0.3%
Israeli0.2%
German0.2%
Swiss0.1%
Dutch0.1%
Cypriot0.1%
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Albertson Almanac

CategoryValue
County Nassau County
Standard Zip Codes11507
Phone Area Codes516,718
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.77
Approximate Longitude-73.64

Albertson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationMINEOLA
Distance3.1 miles
Jan Temp25 to 38 F
Apr Temp41 to 58 F
Jul Temp66 to 83 F
Oct Temp47 to 63 F
Annual Precip46.3 inches
StationWANTAGH CEDAR CREEK
Distance11.4 miles
Jan Temp24 to 37 F
Apr Temp40 to 55 F
Jul Temp67 to 81 F
Oct Temp47 to 62 F
Annual Precip42.9 inches
StationSCARSDALE
Distance16.7 miles
Jan Temp20 to 39 F
Apr Temp38 to 63 F
Jul Temp62 to 86 F
Oct Temp41 to 65 F
Annual Precip46.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
East Hills7,072$192,543
East Williston2,581$168,750
Mineola19,071$104,409
Roslyn Estates1,200$208,214
Roslyn Heights6,899$126,016
Williston Park7,282$115,000

Albertson Public Libraries

Shelter Rock Public Library
165 SEARINGTOWN ROAD
Albertson, New York
(516) 248-7363

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Albertson Hospitals

St Charles Hospital And Rehabilitation Center
(Non-profit)
200 Belle Terre Rd
(516) 382-4550

Albertson Public Schools

Herricks Middle School
7 Hilldale Rd
ZIP: 11507
(516) 305-8600
Other
Total Enrollment 921
Meadow Drive School
25 Meadow Dr
ZIP: 11507
(516) 237-2400
Primary
Total Enrollment 355
Searingtown School
106 Beverly Dr
ZIP: 11507
(516) 305-8500
Primary
Total Enrollment 478

Albertson Private Schools

Henry Viscardi School
201 I U Willets Rd
ZIP: 11507
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 170
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