Long Island: Glenwood Landing


Glenwood Landing, Long IslandGlenwood Landing is a hamlet and census-designated place located in Nassau County, Long Island, New York. The neighborhood overlaps the Town of Oyster Bay and the Town of North Hempstead.

As of the 2010 census, there were 3,779 people, 1,336 households, and 1,049 families residing in the CDP. The median income for a household in the CDP was $119,621, and the median income for a family was $133,077. Glenwood Landing ZIP Code is 11547. The latitude of Glenwood Landing is 40.830N. The longitude is -73.639W. It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 98 feet.

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The area was known for its large Long Island Lighting Company generating station which is now closed down and owned by National Grid. It is visible for miles around, are 246 feet high. The former and merged names include Glenwood, Littleworth, and Newark. On December 1, 1891, a post office was established here but has never delivered mail. It’s one of the few on Long Island to which residents must go to pick up their mail from boxes in the small locomotive post office. According to  research on New York State, Glenwood Landing is among the safest places with no registered sex offenders living in this place in early 2007. Compared to the rest of the country, Glenwood Landing’s cost of living is 269.02% Higher than the U.S. average.

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Notable people living in Glenwood Landing include Houdini (magician). The racial-makeup of Glenwood Landing comprises of 95.37% White, 0.28% African American, 2.60% Asian, 0.59% from other races, and 1.16% from two or more races. Most of its resident’s ancestries were Irish, Italian, German, English, Polish, Russian, and French. Glenwood Landing is served by North Shore School District. The district is committed to enrich and nurture their students with the delight of learning, enhancing the powers of both mind and body. It also has a number of high school academic programs including arts, photography lab, science, social studies, mathematics, technology, writing center, language arts, physical education, and many others.

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Glenwood Landing public schools spend $11,387 per student. The average school expenditure in the United States is $6,058. There are about a total of 15 students per teacher in Glenwood Landing. Impressively, having a college education is normal here with most having it. About 88% of the housing in Glenwood Landing is owner-occupied. Most of the residents here generally have good jobs with good salaries. The unemployment rate in Glenwood Landing is only 3.40%, with a job growth of -0.71%. There are only few people in Glenwood Landing are poor compared to other places in New York.



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