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Overview

Introduction to Baldwin Harbor, New York

Baldwin Harbor, New York, in Nassau county, is 4 miles S of Hempstead, New York (center to center) and 20 miles E of New York, New York.

Baldwin Harbor History

Native Americans of the Algonquin tribe originally inhabited this region. In 1643, the Native Americans and English colonists signed a treaty and the area was settled by people from the English colony of Connecticut. The community of Baldwin Harbor, which was named in honor of the politician Francis P. Baldwin, was included in the hamlet of Baldwin until about 1990. It is currently a census-designated place in the Town of Hempstead.

Baldwin Harbor and Nearby Attractions

  • Old Westbury Gardens
  • Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium
  • African American Museum
  • Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge
  • Flushing Meadows - Corona Park
  • Bronx Zoo

Things To Do In Baldwin Harbor

Baldwin Harbor is close to numerous museums including the African American Museum, the Long Island Children's Museum, the Queens County Farm Museum, the Rock Hall Museum, and the Fine Arts Museum of Long Island. Old Westbury Gardens, a 1906 mansion of John S. Phipps, is a historic site nearby. A variety of recreational opportunities are provided by the Flushing Meadows - Corona Park, Belmont Lake State Park, Bethpage State Park, Riverside Park, Jones Beach State Park, and Hempstead Lake State Park. Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium, which houses the largest living collection of freshwater reptiles, fish, and amphibians, is another popular destination in the area.

Baldwin Harbor Transportation

John F Kennedy International Airport is the closest major airport.

Baldwin Harbor Higher Education

Nassau Community College, Adelphi University, and Hofstra University are colleges close to Baldwin Harbor.

Demographics

People

Total Population7,335
Male Share of the Population48.7%
Female Share of the Population51.3%
Senior Citizens15.4%
Employed Population 16+3,771
Age of the Population47

Families

% of people married54.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher48%
Median Earnings25+$67,078
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$53,080
Median Earnings With High School Degree$45,714

Wealth

Median Family Income$144,875
% Above Poverty Level94%
% Below Poverty Level6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time39 minutes
% Working from Home6.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.5%
% Using Public Transportation18.2%

Housing

People Living Alone15.6%
Median Gross Rent$3,009
Median House Value$400,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)37.5%
West Indian14.7%
Italian13.5%
Irish9.3%
German8.6%
Haitian8.5%
Jamaican5.6%
Russian4.5%
English3.3%
Polish2.3%
Guyanese1.8%
African1.7%
Nigerian0.8%
Iranian0.6%
Austrian0.6%
Greek0.5%
Swedish0.5%
Scottish0.5%
Dutch0.5%
Norwegian0.5%
Welsh0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Ghanaian0.3%
Turkish0.3%
French Except Basque0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Barbadian0.2%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
British0.1%
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Baldwin Harbor Almanac

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Baldwin Harbor Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

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 JFK INTL AP
Distance8.3 miles
Jan Temp25 to 39 F
Apr Temp42 to 59 F
Jul Temp67 to 83 F
Oct Temp49 to 64 F
Annual Precip42.4 inches
StationNEW YORK AVE V BROOKLYN
Distance19.8 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
Freeport43,380$82,185
Oceanside30,710$131,081
Rockville Centre24,485$146,773
Roosevelt16,091$82,194
South Hempstead3,044$133,482
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