Long Island: Hewlett Neck

Hewlett Neck, Long Island Hewlett Neck is a village located in Nassau County, Long Island, New York. It is within the Town of Hempstead. The neighborhood is included in the Five Towns which comprises the villages of Lawrence and Cedarhurst, the hamlets of Woodmere and Inwood, and “The Hewletts” consisting of the villages of Hewlett Bay Park, Hewlett Harbor, and Hewlett Neck and the hamlet of Hewlett, along with Woodsburgh.


As of the 2010 census, there were 445 people, 145 households, and 124 families residing in the area. The median income for a household in the village was $214,375, and the median income for a family was $243,750. Hewlett Neck ZIP Code is 11598. The latitude of Hewlett Neck is 40.623N. The longitude is -73.698W. It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 7 feet.



The area was named after George Hewlett, a settler. In 19th century, Hewlett Neck was established on the site of a polo field. About 71% of residents here drive their own vehicle. Many people in Hewlett Neck are already married and settled down. In fact, it is one of those places seems that everyone in town is married based on the statistics. Hewlett Neck has a large middle class. It has few of its people below the poverty line. The unemployment rate in Hewlett Neck is just 3.40% compared to 4.60% of the United States average. According to research, there were no registered sex offenders living here as of early 2007. It is a good indication that the neighborhood is very safe to live and stay.



The racial-makeup of Hewlett Neck comprises of 98.81% White, 0.79% African American, 0.20% Asian, 0.20% from other races. Most of its resident’s ancestries were Russian, Polish, Austrian, Hungarian, Italian, and German. Schools in Hewlett Neck offer their students good quality of education. Most public school students attend the Hewlett-Woodmere School District (District 14), and some attend the schools of the Lynbrook Union Free School District. The Hewlett-Woodmere School District ranks among the best in the New York Metropolitan area and beyond when it comes to academic achievement.



The public schools spend $11,373 per student. The average school expenditure in the Unite States is $6,058. There are about 15 students per teacher in Hewlett Neck. Most residents here have also earned college degrees than any other towns in New York. Hewlett Neck is mainly an affluent residential community. The village has a large amount of seasonal housing, typically for vacation or part-time use. Condos and apartments can also be found typically ranging from $850,000 to $3 million.

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

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