Long Island: Hewlett Harbor

Hewlett Harbor, Long Island Hewlett Harbor is an incorporated village located in Nassau County, on the South Shore of Long Island, New York. It is within the Town of Hempstead. According to the United States Census Bureau, Hewlett Harbor has a total area of 0.8 square miles of which, 0.7 square miles of it is land and 0.1 square miles is water. The neighborhood is protected by the Nassau County police. It takes only 35 to 45 minutes in commuting to Mahattan.

As of the 2010 census, there were 1,263 people, 418 households, and 371 families residing in the area. The median income for a household in the village was $183,281, and the median income for a family was $191,964. Hewlett Harbor ZIP Code is 11557. Area Code is 516. The latitude of Hewlett Harbor is 40.636N. The longitude is -73.681W. It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 10 feet.

The area was named for its location on Hewlett Bay and its proximity to the Hewlett rail station. In the context of the Five Towns, “The Hewletts” or “Hewlett” is usually used to refer collectively to the hamlet of Hewlett, together with the villages of Hewlett Bay Park, Hewlett Harbor, and Hewlett Neck. The Five Towns comprises the villages of Lawrence and Cedarhurst, the hamlets of Woodmere and Inwood, and “The Hewletts”, along with Woodsburgh. It contains some of the richest neighborhoods in the metropolitan area, some of the poorest, and some of the noisiest. Hewlett Harbor became an incorporated village in 1925. According to the famous researchers in New York, there were no registered sex offenders living in Hewlett Harbor in early 2007.

Notable people living in Hewlett Harbor include William Modell (chairman of the Modell’s Sporting Goods retail chain). The racial-makeup of Hewlett Harbor comprises of 95.12% White, 0.39% African American, 0.16% Native American, 3.15% Asian, 0.63% from other races and 0.55% from two or more races. Most of its resident’s ancestries were Russian, Polish, Italian, Eastern European, Austrian, Irish, Hungarian, and Arab. Hewlett Harbor is served by two districts such as Hewlett-Woodmere School District and Lynbrook Union Free School District. Schools in both districts are able to maintain their high academic standards in order to develop and sharpen the minds on each student. The neighborhood public schools spend a total of $11,659 per student. The average school expenditure in the United States is $6,058. There are about 15 students per teacher in the area. Hewlett Harbor is an affluent residential community. Home-style has a mixture of large custom designed and smaller suburban split-levels. Housing prices tend to be well above average compared to other neighborhoods in New York.

Find a list of Long Island Towns and hamlets in our Long Island towns section.

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