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Overview

Introduction to Malverne, New York

Malverne, New York, in Nassau county, is 3 miles SW of Hempstead, New York and 16 miles E of New York, New York.

Malverne History

The Cornwell family first settled in the area in the 1790s. At that time, the community was known as Norwood. In the early 1920s, the residents formed a movement for the incorporation of the community. Norwood was then comprised of North Lynbrook and Malverne Park. On April 13, 1921, the village was incorporated as Malverne. This name was inspired by the English town of Malvern. Establishment of the Long Island Rail Road and the Amsterdam Development Corporation led to growth and development in the community.

Malverne and nearby Attractions

  • African American Museum
  • Tackapausha Museum and Preserve
  • Roslyn Grist Mill
  • Jones Beach State Park
  • Bergen County Zoological Park
  • Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium

Things To Do In Malverne

The African American Museum and the Tackapausha Museum and Preserve are nearby. Jones Beach State Park is located along 6.5 miles of ocean beach, and offers boating, fishing, swimming, picnicking and golfing opportunities. Hempstead Lake State Park, another popular park in the area, features picnic areas, tennis courts and playgrounds. Visitors can also enjoy biking, horseback riding, hiking and fishing here. In addition, the village is close to the Brooklyn Heights Promenade, which offers views of the Statue of Liberty, the Brooklyn Bridge and downtown Manhattan.

Malverne Transportation

John F. Kennedy International is the nearest major airport.

Malverne Higher Education

Nassau Community College, Adelphi University, SUNY College at Old Westbury and Hofstra University are some of the colleges and universities accessible from Malverne.

Demographics

People

Total Population8,556
Male Share of the Population48.3%
Female Share of the Population51.7%
Senior Citizens21.1%
Employed Population 16+4,349
Age of the Population49

Families

% of people married53.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher47.2%
Median Earnings25+$54,896
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$11,154
Median Earnings With High School Degree$38,107

Wealth

Median Family Income$117,205
% Above Poverty Level97.3%
% Below Poverty Level2.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time36 minutes
% Working from Home5.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.7%
% Using Public Transportation14.8%

Housing

People Living Alone21%
Median Gross Rent$1,158
Median House Value$434,400

Ancestry

Irish28.1%
Italian26.7%
German13.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11%
Polish5.5%
English5.2%
Greek3.1%
Romanian2.5%
Arab1.8%
West Indian1.6%
Portuguese1.3%
Swedish1.2%
Russian1%
Scottish0.9%
Ukrainian0.8%
Norwegian0.7%
Cypriot0.7%
Haitian0.6%
African0.6%
Welsh0.6%
Czech0.6%
French Except Basque0.6%
Iranian0.5%
Syrian0.4%
Swiss0.4%
Lebanese0.4%
Croatian0.4%
Nigerian0.4%
Ghanaian0.3%
Jamaican0.3%
Slovak0.3%
Trinidad Tobago0.2%
Maltese0.2%
Dutch0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Austrian0.1%
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Malverne Almanac

CategoryValue
County Nassau County
Standard Zip Codes11565
Phone Area Codes516
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.67
Approximate Longitude-73.67

Malverne 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
Distance4.8 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
Distance5.8 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
Distance9.4 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 Square31,601$103,730
Lakeview6,577$114,283
Lynbrook19,584$106,515
North Valley Stream18,597$112,770
Rockville Centre24,262$138,824
Valley Stream37,626$108,611

Malverne Public Libraries

Malverne Public Library
61 ST. THOMAS PLACE
Malverne, New York
(516) 599-0750

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Malverne Public Schools

Howard T Herber Middle School
75 Ocean Ave
ZIP: 11565
(516) 887-6445
Middle
Total Enrollment 385
Malverne Senior High School
80 Ocean Ave
ZIP: 11565
(516) 887-6420
High
Total Enrollment 535
Maurice W Downing Primary School
55 Lindner Pl
ZIP: 11565
(516) 887-6469
Primary
Total Enrollment 371

Malverne Private Schools

Grace Lutheran School
400 Hempstead Ave
ZIP: 11565
Elementary
Total Enrollment 114
Our Lady Of Lourdes School
76 Park Blvd
ZIP: 11565
Elementary
Total Enrollment 237
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