Garden City Park, New York

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Garden City Park is a census-designated place (CDP) in Nassau County, New York, United States. The population was 7,554 at the 2000 census.



Garden City Park is located at 40°44′35″N 73°39′46″W / 40.74306°N 73.66278°W / 40.74306; -73.66278 (40.743011, -73.662842)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.0 square miles (2.5 km²), all land. It is a nonlegal entity governed by the Town of North Hempstead, bordered by Hillside Avenue to the north (vis-a-vis with Herricks), the Long Island Railroad to the south, Herricks Road to the east, and Denton Avenue to the west (vis-a-vis with unincorporated New Hyde Park. However, some official village and town maps reflect that Garden City Park spills over north into Herricks. Mail delivery is provided by the New Hyde Park Post Office utilizing the 11040 Zip Code.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 7,554 people, 2,508 households, and 1,993 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 7,759.3 per square mile (3,006.8/km²). There were 2,548 housing units at an average density of 2,617.3/sq mi (1,014.2/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 70.20% White, 4.21% African American, 0.28% Native American, 20.49% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 2.13% from other races, and 2.66% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.09% of the population.

There were 2,508 households out of which 33.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.3% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.5% were non-families. 18.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.01 and the average family size was 3.43.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 22.4% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 26.3% from 25 to 44, 24.8% from 45 to 64, and 19.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 92.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.1 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $74,746, and the median income for a family was $81,580. Males had a median income of $47,234 versus $38,580 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $29,250. About 0.4% of families and 1.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 0.3% of those under age 18 and 2.2% of those age 65 or over.

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