Long Island: Baldwin
Baldwin is a hamlet in Nassau County located in the township of Hempstead, on Long Island New York. As of 2010 census, there were 24,033 people, 7,637 households, and 6,056 families residing in the area. The median income for a household in the community was $99,872 and the median income for a family was $107,150. Males had a median income of $63,910 and just $52,813 for females. The latitude of Baldwin is 40.656N. The longitude is -73.609W. It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 23 feet. According to Money Magazine 2007, Baldwin is ranked as the 25th best place to live in the United States.
The hamlet has 50% of persons over 16 who commute to work an average of 32 minuets. About 14.4% of residents in Baldwin take advantage of public transportation trying to avoid dependency on cars. Many different neighborhoods with wonderful tree-lined streets make up the town. Some earlier developments feature either capes, colonials while other areas share a mix of architectural styles.
The Baldwin Harbor Park is the famous park in the area that offers athletic fields, a playground, bike paths, roller rink and skate park. It provides enjoyment to children who play in its safe environment. A good selection of Italian restaurants and some Asian places make restaurants interesting little by little.
The Baldwin Union Free School District has a total of 7 elementary schools, only 1 middle and a high school as well just enough to provide quality education for children. The elementary schools contain grades K-5. The middle school contains grades 6-8, but the sixth graders spend most of their time in a separate wing except for music, gym, lunch, arts, computers, technology, and language. The high school contains grades 9-12. The District is governed by a five-member elected board of education. Baldwin also has one Catholic school, St. Christopher, which was established in 1925. The school serves children from kindergarten to eighth grade.