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Overview

Introduction to North Valley Stream, New York

North Valley Stream, New York, in Nassau county, is 4 miles W of Hempstead, New York and 15 miles E of New York, New York. The town is in the Nassau- Suffolk area.

North Valley Stream History

The area now known as North Valley Stream was first settled in by Europeans in the 1640s. Prior to that, it was inhabited by Rockaway Indians. North Valley Stream was originally a woodland area. It is currently a census designated place in the Town of Hempstead and is a section of the Village of Valley Stream. The South Side Railroad first entered the area in the late 1860s.

North Valley Stream and nearby Attractions

  • Valley Stream State Park
  • Long Island Children's Museum
  • Queens Botanical Garden
  • Rock Hall Museum
  • Hempstead Lake State Park
  • Belmont Park race track

Things To Do In North Valley Stream

While staying in North Valley Stream, you can spend your leisure hours at the Elmont Road Park and Valley Stream State Park. You can also plan a family day trip to the Prospect Park Zoo, Bronx Zoo or the Central Park Zoo. The Queens County Farm Museum, Cradle of Aviation Museum, Hofstra Museum and the African American Museum are also worth visiting. The Lasker Skating Rink and Pool offers excellent opportunities for the enjoyment of a variety of physical activities.

North Valley Stream Transportation

John F. Kennedy International is the nearest major airport.

North Valley Stream Higher Education

Higher educational facilities are offered by CUNY Queensborough Community College, Adelphi University, CUNY Queens College, New York Institute of Technology- Old Westbury, Nassau Community College, Hofstra University and St John's University- New York.

Demographics

People

Total Population18,597
Male Share of the Population47.3%
Female Share of the Population52.7%
Senior Citizens15.4%
Employed Population 16+9,170
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married45.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher35.8%
Median Earnings25+$49,507
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,342
Median Earnings With High School Degree$39,750

Wealth

Median Family Income$112,770
% Above Poverty Level96.3%
% Below Poverty Level3.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time42 minutes
% Working from Home2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work1%
% Using Public Transportation21.2%

Housing

People Living Alone16.3%
Median Gross Rent$1,731
Median House Value$368,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)41.5%
West Indian21.9%
Italian9.7%
Jamaican9.4%
Haitian9%
Irish4.4%
African2.7%
Guyanese2.3%
German2%
Polish1.5%
English0.8%
Trinidad Tobago0.7%
Russian0.6%
French Except Basque0.6%
Swedish0.5%
Hungarian0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Afghan)0.3%
Portuguese0.3%
Barbadian0.2%
Belizean0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Nigerian0.2%
British0.2%
Scottish0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Romanian0.1%
Arab0.1%
Israeli0.1%
Turkish0.1%
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North Valley Stream Almanac

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North Valley Stream 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 JFK INTL AP
Distance4.9 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
Distance10.9 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
StationNEW YORK CITY CENTRAL PK
Distance15.4 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
Elmont37,057$97,772
Franklin Square31,601$103,730
Malverne8,556$117,205
South Floral Park1,923$95,000
Stewart Manor2,018$135,764
Valley Stream37,626$108,611
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