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Overview

Introduction to Kings Point, New York

Kings Point, New York, in Nassau County, is 6 miles S of New Rochelle, New York and 13 miles NE of New York, New York.

Kings Point History

Kings Point was named in honor of landowner Gov. John Alsop King, who inherited this area in the mid-1800s. Residents who were concerned about preserving the individuality and rural charm of the area incorporated Kings Point and its neighboring areas as a single village. The village became famous in the Roaring '20s for the wild jazz parties that were thrown by its glamorous residents. including automobile producer Alfred P. Sloan and Wall Street mogul Jesse Livermore.

Kings Point and nearby Attractions

  • African American Museum
  • Bartow-Pell Mansion
  • Bronx Park
  • Central Park Zoo
  • Maritime Aquarium
  • Brooklyn Bridge

Things To Do In Kings Point

The Bronx Zoo features an indoor Asian rain forest, Himalayan Highlands Habitat and a Congo Gorilla Forest. The Brooklyn Bridge, the New York Aquarium and Central Park are all accessible from Kings Point as well.

Kings Point Transportation

John F. Kennedy International Airport is nearby.

Kings Point Higher Education

Cuny Queensborough Community College, the College of New Rochelle, St. John’s University and Long Island University are all located near Kings Point.

Demographics

People

Total Population5,140
Male Share of the Population50.6%
Female Share of the Population49.4%
Senior Citizens17.7%
Employed Population 16+1,919
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married60.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher54.3%
Median Earnings25+$56,056
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$27,841
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,410

Wealth

Median Family Income$132,554
% Above Poverty Level93.6%
% Below Poverty Level6.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time38 minutes
% Working from Home17.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.9%
% Using Public Transportation19.9%

Housing

People Living Alone10.4%
Median Gross Rent$0
Median House Value$1,724,800

Ancestry

Iranian35.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.7%
German7.5%
Irish7.2%
Italian5.7%
Polish4.8%
Russian3.8%
English1.8%
French Except Basque1.1%
Iraqi0.7%
Arab0.7%
Greek0.6%
Swedish0.5%
Ukrainian0.4%
Scottish0.4%
African0.4%
Hungarian0.3%
Turkish0.3%
Welsh0.2%
Slovak0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Israeli0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Croatian0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Czech0.1%
British0.1%
Dutch0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Ghanaian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
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Kings Point Almanac

CategoryValue
County Nassau County
Standard Zip Codes11024
Phone Area Codes516
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.82
Approximate Longitude-73.74

Kings Point Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationNEW YORK LA GUARDIA AP
Distance8.1 miles
Jan Temp27 to 39 F
Apr Temp44 to 60 F
Jul Temp70 to 85 F
Oct Temp51 to 65 F
Annual Precip44.3 inches
StationSCARSDALE
Distance11.8 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
StationNEW YORK CITY CENTRAL PK
Distance12.4 miles
Jan Temp26 to 38 F
Apr Temp44 to 61 F
Jul Temp69 to 84 F
Oct Temp50 to 64 F
Annual Precip49.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Great Neck10,183$101,619
Kensington1,176$219,167
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