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Overview

Introduction to New Hyde Park, New York

New Hyde Park, New York, in Nassau County, is 4 miles NW of Hempstead, New York and 15 miles E of New York, New York.

New Hyde Park History

The first European settlers in Hyde Park were Dutch and English. Secretary of the Province George Clarke’s wife, Anne Hyde, gave the name Hyde Park, as Anne’s family estate in England was called Hyde Hall. New Hyde Park was officially incorporated in 1927.

New Hyde Park and nearby Attractions

  • African American Museum
  • Queens Botanical Garden
  • Eisenhower Park
  • Roslyn Grist Mill
  • Blue Mountain Reservation

Things To Do In New Hyde Park

Local museums include the African American Museum, the Long Island Children's Museum and the Cradle of Aviation Museum. Parks in the region include Eisenhower Park, Hempstead Lake State Park, Hempstead Harbor Park and Valley Stream State Park. Queens Botanical Garden and Bergen County Zoological Park are also accessible from New Hyde Park as well.

New Hyde Park Transportation

John F. Kennedy International is the nearest major airport.

New Hyde Park Higher Education

Nearby colleges and universities include Adelphi University, Nassau Community College and the New York Institute of Technology.

Demographics

People

Total Population9,854
Male Share of the Population48.1%
Female Share of the Population51.9%
Senior Citizens14.4%
Employed Population 16+4,726
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married55.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher41%
Median Earnings25+$53,212
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$33,309

Wealth

Median Family Income$122,571
% Above Poverty Level94.8%
% Below Poverty Level5.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time35 minutes
% Working from Home1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.6%
% Using Public Transportation21.2%

Housing

People Living Alone14.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,422
Median House Value$483,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)42.3%
Italian22.1%
Irish16.3%
German11.4%
Polish4.3%
Russian1.6%
English1.3%
West Indian0.9%
Greek0.7%
Belizean0.6%
Scottish0.6%
Croatian0.5%
Brazilian0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Swedish0.4%
Austrian0.4%
British0.4%
French Except Basque0.3%
Serbian0.3%
Guyanese0.3%
Slovak0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Israeli0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
US Virgin Isl0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Romanian0.1%
African0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
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New Hyde Park Almanac

CategoryValue
County Nassau County
Standard Zip Codes11042, 11040
Phone Area Codes516
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.76
Approximate Longitude-73.7

New Hyde Park 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
Distance8.1 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
Distance11.5 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
Bellerose1,318$182,386
Floral Park16,189$127,664
North New Hyde Park15,374$121,417
South Floral Park1,923$95,000
Stewart Manor2,018$135,764

New Hyde Park Public Libraries

Hillside Public Library Of New Hyde Park
155 LAKEVILLE ROAD
New Hyde Park, New York
(516) 355-7850

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New Hyde Park Hospitals

Long Island Jewish Medical Center
(Non-profit)
270-05 76th Ave
(516) 465-8033

New Hyde Park Public Schools

Denton Avenue School
1050 Denton Ave
ZIP: 11040
(516) 305-8400
Primary
Total Enrollment 610
Early Childhood Center
10 Campbell St
ZIP: 11040
(516) 441-4350
Primary
Total Enrollment 378
Herricks High School
100 Shelter Rock Rd
ZIP: 11040
(516) 305-8700
High
Total Enrollment 1373
Hillside Grade School
150 W Maple Dr
ZIP: 11040
(516) 434-2419
Primary
Total Enrollment 533
Manor Oaks William Bowie School
1950 Hillside Ave
ZIP: 11040
(516) 434-2363
Primary
Total Enrollment 358
New Hyde Park Memorial High School
500 Leonard Blvd
ZIP: 11040
(516) 488-9500
High
Total Enrollment 1682
New Hyde Park Road School
300 New Hyde Park Rd
ZIP: 11040
(516) 434-2384
Primary
Total Enrollment 498

New Hyde Park Private Schools

Notre Dame School
25 Mayfair Rd
ZIP: 11040
Elementary
Total Enrollment 307
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