Overview

Introduction to Lakeview, New York

Lakeview, New York, in Nassau County, is 2 miles SW of Hempstead, New York and 17 miles E of New York, New York. As of the year 2000 census, 5,607 people lived in Lakeview.

Lakeview History

The Dutch were the first European inhabitants in this region. In the mid 17th century, groups of New Englanders arrived in this area. According to some sources, Lakeview was initially known as Woodfield.

Lakeview and nearby Attractions

  • African American Museum
  • Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium
  • George Washington Bridge
  • Belmont Lake State Park
  • Castle Clinton National Monument
  • Old Westbury Gardens

Things To Do In Lakeview

The African American Museum, the Nassau County Museum of Art and the Queens County Farm Museum are some of the local museums. The Tackapausha Museum and Preserve houses exhibits depicting the habitats and wildlife of Long Island. Old Westbury Gardens, the former estate of John S. Phipps, is a historic site located near Lakeview. Brooklyn Heights Promenade offers views of the Brooklyn Bridge, the Statue of Liberty and downtown Manhattan, and is also accessible from Lakeview. The Maple Hill Golf Club is the local golf course.

Lakeview Transportation

John F. Kennedy International Airport is the nearest major airport.

Lakeview Higher Education

Nassau Community College, Adelphi University and Hofstra University are some of the local colleges and universities.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,317
Male Share of the Population53.3%
Female Share of the Population46.7%
Senior Citizens12.4%
Employed Population 16+3,005
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married40.2%
Average household size4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher31.6%
Median Earnings25+$48,468
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$27,024
Median Earnings With High School Degree$38,275

Wealth

Median Family Income$142,941
% Above Poverty Level96.6%
% Below Poverty Level3.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time38 minutes
% Working from Home2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.5%
% Using Public Transportation23.6%

Housing

People Living Alone7.3%
Median Gross Rent$2,689
Median House Value$358,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)66%
West Indian15.5%
Haitian6%
Jamaican5.4%
African2.8%
Trinidad Tobago2.5%
Nigerian1.9%
German1.9%
British0.8%
Austrian0.6%
French Except Basque0.5%
Greek0.4%
Dutch0.4%
Barbadian0.4%
Guyanese0.1%
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Lakeview Almanac

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Lakeview 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
Distance3.8 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
StationNEW YORK JFK INTL AP
Distance7 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
StationWANTAGH CEDAR CREEK
Distance8.4 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Franklin Square32,329$110,949
Malverne8,535$129,521
Rockville Centre24,442$158,900
West Hempstead20,116$121,892
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