Long Island: Roslyn Estates


Roslyn Estates, Long Island Roslyn Estates is an incorporated village located in Nassau County, Long Island, New York. It is within the Town of North Hempstead. The county seat is Mineola. The neighborhood is considered part of the Greater Roslyn area, which is anchored by the Village of Roslyn.

Roslyn Estates has a total area of 0.4 square miles, all of it land. Commuters to Manhattan have a few options. It takes approximately 35 to 40 minutes in the Long Island Rail Road’s Port Washington line from nearby Manhasset.

Roslyn Estates Welcome SignA sign welcomes visitors and residents to the incorporated village of Roslyn Estates.

As of the 2010 census, there were 1,251 people, 415 households, and 368 families residing in the area. The median income for a household in the village was $203,750, and the median income for a family was $250,000+. Roslyn Estates ZIP Code is 11576. Area Code is 516. The latitude of Roslyn Estates is 40.794N. The longitude is -73.66W. It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 230 feet.

The Estates IIThe Estates II upscale community in Manhasset is located directly across the entry point to the Roslyn Estates neighborhood at Exit 36N off The Long Island Expressway South of Northern Boulevard.

The neighborhood was named after Roslin Castle in Scotland. Roslyn Estates became incorporated in 1931. Compared to the rest of the country, Roslyn Estates’s cost of living is 134.99% higher than the United States average. There public schools spend at least $11,892 per student. The average school expenditure in the United States is $6,058. There are about 15 students per teacher in Roslyn Estates.

Roslyn Estates HomeThe median home value in Roslyn Estates is $1,120,300, up roughly 6% over the last year.

About 79% of the residents are already married and have their own family. Many people here are settled down. Majority of its houses, apartments or condos in Roslyn Estates were constructed after 1953. According to researchers on New York, Roslyn Estates has a very safe neighborhood with no registered sex offenders living in the village as of early 2007.

Roslyn Estates HomeAbout 99% of housing units in Roslyn Estates are occupied by their owners, not by renters.

The racial-makeup of Roslyn Estates comprises of 93.22% White, 0.17% African American, 4.88% Asian, 1.24% from other races, and 0.50% from two or more races. Most of its resident’s ancestries were Russian, Polish, German, Iranian, European, Italian, Austrian, Hungarian, Irish, and Chinese. Roslyn Estates is served by the Roslyn Union Free School District which has a total of 5 schools. There are Elementary School covering grades 1 through 5, an Elementary School covering grades 2 through 5, a Middle School for grades 6 through 8, and a High School offering grades 9 through 12.

Pet Waste SignA sign welcomes visitors to Roslyn Estates and reminds residents to clean up after their dogs, that pet waste transmits disease and that cleaning up after pet waste is the law, not a suggestion.

Roslyn Estates is predominantly a residential area. It is a large middle-class neighborhood. Most of its single individuals have good incomes. About 99% of housing units in Roslyn Estates are occupied by their owners, not by renters. Of those housing units, 410 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

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