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Overview

Introduction to Baldwin, New York

Baldwin, New York, in Nassau county, is 3 miles S of Hempstead, New York and 20 miles E of New York, New York. The town is considered part of the Nassau - Suffolk metropolitan area.

Baldwin History

The area now known as Baldwin was originally inhabited by the Merrick Native Americans. The first church of the area was established in 1810 and the first school was built in 1833. The present day town of Baldwin was founded in 1855 and was named Baldwinsville in honor of Thomas Baldwin. The South Side Railroad first entered the area in 1867.

Baldwin and nearby Attractions

  • Jones Beach State Park
  • Belmont Park race track
  • African American Museum
  • Hempstead Lake State Park
  • Brooklyn Children's Museum
  • The Floating Pool at Brooklyn Bridge Park Beach

Things To Do In Baldwin

Coes Neck Park, Silver Lake Park, Lido Beach Town Park, Lofts Pond Park and Milburn Creek Park are all popular spots and destinations in Baldwin. The Adventureland Amusement Park is also worth paying a visit to. The Children's Museum of Manhattan, the Bronx Zoo, the Cradle of Aviation Museum, the Tackapausha Museum and Preserve and the Fine Arts Museum of Long Island are all nearby.

Baldwin Transportation

John F. Kennedy International is the nearest major airport.

Baldwin Higher Education

Nassau Community College, Hofstra University and Adelphi University are nearby institutions of higher education.

Demographics

People

Total Population811
Male Share of the Population51.2%
Female Share of the Population48.8%
Senior Citizens21.7%
Employed Population 16+400
Age of the Population49

Families

% of people married48%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher9.6%
Median Earnings25+$36,071
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree$33,359

Wealth

Median Family Income$60,313
% Above Poverty Level93.2%
% Below Poverty Level6.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home0.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone35.1%
Median Gross Rent$583
Median House Value$94,100

Ancestry

Irish25.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20.2%
English11%
Italian7.9%
Dutch5.9%
Czech4.1%
Hungarian3.1%
Polish2.8%
French Except Basque2.8%
Scottish1.5%
German1.2%
Portuguese1%
Swedish0.9%
Welsh0.7%
Russian0.7%
Swiss0.6%
Finnish0.4%
Ukrainian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Arab0.2%
Greek0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Austrian0.2%
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Baldwin Almanac

CategoryValue
County Nassau County
Standard Zip Codes11510
Phone Area Codes516
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.66
Approximate Longitude-73.61

Baldwin 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
Distance5.3 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
Distance5.8 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
StationNEW YORK AVE V BROOKLYN
Distance20 miles
Jan Temp26 to 39 F
Apr Temp45 to 60 F
Jul Temp70 to 85 F
Oct Temp50 to 65 F
Annual Precip46.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Baldwin Harbor7,530$131,413
Freeport43,217$77,073
Oceanside30,813$121,531
Rockville Centre24,262$138,824
Roosevelt16,675$78,902
South Hempstead3,140$132,250

Baldwin Public Libraries

Baldwin Public Library
2385 GRAND AVENUE
Baldwin, New York
(516) 223-6228

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Baldwin Hospitals

South Nassau Communities Hospital
(Non-profit)
1 Healthy Way
(516) 255-1556

Baldwin Public Schools

Baldwin Middle School
3211 Schreiber Pl
ZIP: 11510
(516) 377-9321
Middle
Total Enrollment 1145
Baldwin Senior High School
841 E T Kloberg Dr
ZIP: 11510
(516) 377-9203
High
Total Enrollment 1635
Brookside Elementary School
940 Stanton Ave
ZIP: 11510
(516) 377-9318
Primary
Total Enrollment 278
Lenox Elementary School
551 Lenox Rd
ZIP: 11510
(516) 377-9344
Primary
Total Enrollment 316
Meadow Elementary School
880 Jackson St
ZIP: 11510
(516) 377-9348
Primary
Total Enrollment 585
Plaza Elementary School
501 Seaman Ave
ZIP: 11510
(516) 377-9361
Primary
Total Enrollment 437
Steele Elementary School
860 Church St
ZIP: 11510
(516) 377-9368
Primary
Total Enrollment 288

Baldwin Private Schools

St Christopher Elementary School
15 Pershing Blvd
ZIP: 11510
Elementary
Total Enrollment 333
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