Long Island: Roslyn Heights


Roslyn Heights, Long Island Roslyn Heights is a hamlet and census-designated place located in Nassau County, Long Island, New York. It is in the eastern part of the Town of North Hempstead and considered part of the Greater Roslyn area, which is anchored by the Village of Roslyn.

As of the 2010 census, there were 6,577 people, 2,157 households, and 1,782 families residing in the CDP. The median income for a household in the village was $110,100, and the median income for a family was $118,348. The population was spread out with 26.7% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 25.8% from 25 to 44, 25.7% from 45 to 64, and 15.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 93.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.6 males. The latitude of Roslyn Heights is 40.788N. The longitude is -73.647W. It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 174 feet.

Roslyn Heights Historic District SignA sign welcomes visitors and residents to the Roslyn Heights Historic District, which includes 68 homes roughly bounded by Elm Street and Warner Avenue between Mineola and Jefferson Avenues.

Porsche of Roslyn in Roslyn Heights, NYPorsche of Roslyn in Roslyn Heights.

Willets_Road_SchoolWillets Road School, 455 I U Willets Rd, Roslyn Heights, in the East Williston Union Free School District.

The hamlet was originally named for Roslin Castle in Scotland. About 62% of adults in Roslyn Heights are married. Married couples seem to be the norm in Roslyn Heights, at least compared to other towns of its size. The town has a large-family feeling. In 1960, the Temple Sinai was officially formed here in recognition of a growing Jewish community that flowed in to Roslyn Heights area steadily after World War II.

The New Church of the Greater New YorkThe New Church of the Greater New York in Roslyn Heights.

Roslyn Korean Methodist Church Of New YorkRoslyn Korean Methodist Church Of New York.

Pierce Country Day Camp in RoslynPierce Country Day Camp in Roslyn, established in 1918.

The Synagogue had served its followers for over a decade before it got a distinct identity and building of its own. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak and Nobel Laureate Elie Weisel are amongst a long list of distinguished visitors to Temple Sinai in Roslyn Heights. The Chabad-Lubavitch movement has an important base in Roslyn Heights and is a powerful voice for the Jewish community. According to research on New York State, there were no registered sex offenders living in Roslyn Heights during early 2007.

Roslyn Heights Post OfficeThe Roslyn Heights Post Office, 66 Mineola Avenue.

Roslyn Heights Funeral HomeRoslyn Heights Funeral Home offers both funeral and cremation services for residents.

Roslyn Heights DeliRoslyn Heights Deli, popular for its Grilled Panini Sandwiches and Gourmet Wraps.

The racial-makeup of Roslyn Heights comprises of 79.03% White, 6.45% African American, 0.11% Native American, 10.01% Asian, 2.00% from other races, and 2.40% from two or more races. Most of its resident’s ancestries were Italian, Russian, Polish, Black or African American, and Irish. Though most of Roslyn Heights belongs to the Roslyn School District, portions of the school-aged population are enrolled in the East Williston school district, and attend The Wheatley School from eighth through twelfth grades.

Roslyn Highlands H&L E&H CompanyRoslyn Highlands H&L E&H Company or better known as the Roslyn Highlands Hook and Ladder, Engine and Hose Company first organized at the beginning of the 20th century in 1905.

Heights SchoolHeights School, 240 Willow St, Roslyn Heights, part of Roslyn Public Schools.

Colbeh RestaurantColbeh Restaurant in Roslyn Heights, calssified as a Middle Eastern, Kosher Restaurant serving kebabs, dips and other traditional dishes.

Portions of Roslyn Heights also belong to the Herricks School District. Roslyn Heights has a strong tradition when it comes to education. More than 90% of the residents have completed High School and around 25% also have college degrees. Also notable, many in the town have Bachelor’s degrees or better. There are several shops, services, and restaurants that can be found along Mineola Avenue. The popular Christopher Morley Park in Roslyn offers athletic fields, court games, golf, tennis, pool, and ice skating.





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