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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.

People

Total Population 6,569
Male Share of the Population 50.7%
Female Share of the Population 49.3%
Senior Citizens 11.8%
Employed Population 16+ 3,037
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 37.3%
Average household size 4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 24.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $112,564
% Above Poverty Level 90.2%
% Below Poverty Level 9.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 38 minutes
% Working from Home 0.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.1%
% Using Public Transportation 27.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 5.6%
Median Gross Rent $2,691
Median House Value $362,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 63.9%
US/American 0%
English 0%
Irish 0.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lakeview Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 2 miles SW of Hempstead, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 17 miles E of New York, New York
County Nassau
Standard Zip Codes 11552, 11570, 14085
Phone Area Codes 516
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.685
Longitude -73.653

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)

Station MINEOLA
Distance 3.8 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 38 F
Apr Temp 41 to 58 F
Jul Temp 66 to 83 F
Oct Temp 47 to 63 F
Annual Precip 46.3 inches
Station NEW YORK JFK INTL AP
Distance 7 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 39 F
Apr Temp 42 to 59 F
Jul Temp 67 to 83 F
Oct Temp 49 to 64 F
Annual Precip 42.4 inches
Station WANTAGH CEDAR CREEK
Distance 8.4 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 37 F
Apr Temp 40 to 55 F
Jul Temp 67 to 81 F
Oct Temp 47 to 62 F
Annual Precip 42.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Lakeview, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Lake View (14085)

Rockville Center (11570)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Franklin Square 31,544 $102,945
Hempstead 767,916 $108,888

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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