Long Island: New Cassel

New Cassel, Long IslandNew Cassel is a hamlet and census-designated place located in Nassau County, Long Island, New York. It has a total area of 1.5 square miles, all land. The town is not an isolated town. New Cassel is about 20.4 miles from Stamford and 20.9 miles from Yonkers.

As of the 2010 census, there were 14,059 people, 2,974 households, and 2,393 families residing in the CDP. The median income for a household in the CDP was $71,270, and the median income for a family was $69,044. New Cassel ZIP Code is 11590. Area Code is 516. The latitude of New Cassel is 40.758N. The longitude is -73.57W. It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 121 feet.

The neighborhood was taken its name after a German town. It was originally settled by former slaves and Hessian mercenaries. The former and merged names of New Cassel include Gold Coin City and Stewartsville. Most of the residents here are still single individuals. There are at least 32% of the people in New Cassel were married already. At the risk of over-generalizing, everyone could say that the neighborhood tends toward large families and full houses. According to the famous researchers in New York, there was only one registered sex offender living in New Cassel in early 2007. The ratio of number of residents in New Cassel to the number of sex offenders is 13298 to 1. The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in New Cassel is a lot smaller than the United States average.

The racial-makeup of New Cassel comprises of 82.38% White, 0.33% African American, 0.14% Native American, 14.83% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.22% from other races, and 1.07% from two or more races. Most of its resident’s ancestries were Central American, West Indian, Salvadoran, Haitian, Mexican, Jamaican, Italian, and African. If America is a melting pot of different peoples, then the town is very American. Compared to the rest of the country, New Cassel’s cost of living is 44.10% higher than the United States average.

New Cassel public schools spend an approximately $11,706 per student. The average school expenditure in the United States is $6,058. There are about 14 students per teacher in New Cassel. Many people here love to take a public transportation instead of driving their own car. Unlike other places in New York, in the town it is actually possible for many people to ride their own bikes to work, or even walk. About 63% of the housing units in New Cassel are occupied by their owners. There are an approximately 3,067 of housing units in the area having an average density of 805.6/km². It composes of various home styles such as Ranches, Tudors, and Colonials. A typical home price value ranges between $300,000 up to $800,000.

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