Long Island: Manhasset Hills


Manhasset Hills, Long Island MapManhasset Hills is a hamlet and census-designated place located in Nassau County, on the North Shore of Long Island, New York. The neighborhood separates Manhasset through highways. It is close proximity to Manhattan that the Long Island Rail Road provides daily an approximately 35-minute train service. Manhasset Hills neighboring communities includes Herricks, North New Hyde Park, and Lake Success.

As of the 2010 census, there were 3,592 people, 1,184 households, and 995 families residing in the CDP. The median income for a household in the CDP was $125,435, and the median income for a family was $127,969. Manhasset Hills ZIP Code is 11040. Area Code is 516. The latitude of Manhasset Hills is 40.759N. The longitude is -73.68W. It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 125 feet.

Manhasset Sign WelcomeA sign welcomes visitors and residents to Manhasset, a hamlet and census-designated place in Nassau County.

IMG_3490The median home value in Manhasset Hills, NY is $735,600. This is almost twice than the county median of $395,500.

The neighborhood was originally named for an Indian tribe. Compared to the rest of the country, Manhasset Hills’s cost of living is 60.58% higher than the United States average. The unemployment rate in Manhasset Hills is relatively low – only 3.40%. The neighborhood public schools spend a total of $11,302 per student. The average school expenditure in the United States is $6,058 putting Manhasset Hills spending near twice that. There are about 14 students per teacher in Manhasset Hills. According to the researchers on New York State, Manhasset Hills is among the safest places to live with no registered sex offenders living here in early 2007.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Shelter RockUnitarian Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock.

Caroline Evans Veatch HouseThe former home of Caroline Evans Veatch (April 17, 1870 – October 4, 1953) the homebound widow who helped sustain both the Unitarian Universalist Association and many other UU organizations.

The racial-makeup of Manhasset Hills comprises of 70.39% White, 0.36% African American, 0.03% Native American, 27.04% Asian, 0.66% from other races, and 1.53% from two or more races. Most of its resident’s ancestries were Italian, Asian Indian, German, Chinese, Irish, Russian, Polish, Korean, Greek, and Eastern European. The schools offer high academic standards towards students encouraging participation in local, state, regional and national competitions in five major disciplines such as English, social studies, science, foreign language, and math.

Shelter Rock Elementary SchoolShelter Rock Elementary School, Manhasset Union Free School District.

Shelter Rock Elementary SchoolShelter Rock Elementary School, Manhasset Union Free School District.

Manhasset Hills is a residential neighborhood having 98% of their housing units occupied by owners. Renters only make up 1.62% of the total population. The neighborhood is also considered middle class or better having good income and low poverty. Manhasset Hills offers many exclusive restaurants nearby. A variety of home styles can be found in the area such as single-family homes mostly behind heavily tree-lined avenues. The typical four-bedroom house normally ranges from $650,000 to $750,000 respectively with a median home value at $735,600.

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