Long Island: Oyster Bay Cove

Oyster Bay Cove, Long Island MapOyster Bay Cove is an incorporated village located in Nassau County, Long Island, New York. It is in the northern part of the Town of Oyster Bay. The neighborhood has a total area of 4.3 square miles of which, 4.2 square miles of it is land and 0.1 square miles of it is water. Oyster Bay Cove is between Oyster Bay and the Cove Neck peninsula. It is bordered on the east by Suffolk, the Town of North Hempstead on the northwest, and the Town of Hempstead on the southwest.

Oyster Bay Cove SignA sign welcomes visitors and residents to Oyster Bay Cove is an incorporated village in Nassau County, on the North Shore.

As of the 2010 census, there were 2,197 people, 725 households, and 633 families residing in the area. The median income for a household in the village was $246,875. Males had a median income of over $100,000 and $80,750 for females. Oyster Bay Cove ZIP Codes are 11771 and 11791. Area Code is 516. The latitude of Oyster Bay Cove is 40.870N. The longitude is -73.511W. It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 59 feet.

Oyster Bay Cove StreetA typical tree lined street in Oyster Bay Cove on a brisk winter day.

In 2003, there were no violent crimes recorded by the FBI in Oyster Bay Cove. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0 per 1,000 people. Compared to the rest of the country, Oyster Bay Cove’s cost of living is 76.21% slightly higher than the United States average. There local public schools spend a total of $11,477 per student. The average school expenditure in the United States is $6,058. There are about 14 students per teacher, 560 students per librarian, and 463 children per counselor in Oyster Bay Cove. Most of the housing units in Oyster Bay Cove are occupied by their owners, not by renters. There are only 2.26% of houses and apartments are still unoccupied. Oyster Bay Cove became an incorporated village on December 29, 1931.

coveA typical tree lined street in Oyster Bay Cove on a brisk winter day.

The racial-makeup of Oyster Bay Cove comprises of 90.23% White, 1.77% African American, 0.09% Native American, 5.97% Asian, 0.97% from other races, and 0.97% from two or more races. Most of its resident’s ancestries were Italian, Irish, German, Russian, Polish, English, Greek, Scottish, and Asian Indian.

Oyster Bay Cove StreetThe Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary and Audubon Center, located in Oyster Bay, established in 1923 as the first Audubon Songbird Sanctuary in the nation. The Audubon Center offers nature and conservation-themed programs during public school vacations.

The local government is composed of Board of Trustees, consisting of a Mayor and four Trustees, who serve without compensation and encourage every resident to participate in the governing of their own affairs while maintaining a predominantly open country and residential character of the neighborhood.

Youngs Memorial CemeteryYoungs Memorial Cemetery, Oyster Bay Cove, NY.

Oyster Bay Cove is served by the Oyster Bay-East Norwich School District No.6, the Cold Spring Harbor School District No.2, and the Syosset School District No.11 which are in part, within the boundaries of the village. The neighborhood provides certain revenues to the Oyster Bay-East Norwich School District by obtaining state aid for the summer youth recreation program.

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