Long Beach, NY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 35,462. Estimated population in July 2005: 35,336 (-0.4% change)
Males: 17,060 (48.1%), Females: 18,402 (51.9%)

Nassau County

Zip code: 11561

Median resident age: 39.6 years
Median household income: $56,289 (year 2000)
Median house value: $220,700 (year 2000)

Races in Long Beach:

  • White Non-Hispanic (77.1%)
  • Hispanic (12.8%)
  • Black (6.2%)
  • Other race (4.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • Filipino (0.9%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Irish (20.9%), Italian (16.3%), German (9.3%), Russian (6.7%), Polish (5.6%), United States (5.3%).

Land area: 2.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Long Beach

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 37.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 39.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Long Beach city

  • Never married: 32.7%
  • Now married: 45.7%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

15.3% Foreign born (7.1% Latin America, 5.4% Europe, 2.5% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,985 (+5.9%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Long Beach:

  • LONG BEACH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (455 E BAY DR)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Long Beach:

  • SOUTH NASSAU COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; OCEANSIDE, NY)
  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER (about 6 miles; ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY)
  • FRANKLIN GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; VALLEY STREAM, NY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Long Beach:

  • JOHN F KENNEDY INTL (about 8 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JFK)
  • LA GUARDIA (about 19 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: LGA)
  • REPUBLIC (about 21 miles; FARMINGDALE, NY; ID: FRG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Long Beach:

  • FLUSHING (about 17 miles; NEW YORK/FLUSHING/, NY; ID: FLU)
  • SANDS POINT (about 17 miles; PORT WASHINGTON, NY; ID: 7N3)
  • EVERS (about 20 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: 6N6)
Amtrak stations near Long Beach:

  • 9 miles: KENNEDY AIRPORT NEW YORK (QUEENS, ) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar and vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand.
  • 19 miles: LA GUARDIA AIRPORT (QUEENS, ) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar and vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand.

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Long Beach:

  • RABBINICAL COLLEGE OF LONG ISLAND (Full-time enrollment: 115; Location: 205 W BEECH ST; Private, not-for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Long Beach:

  • NASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; GARDEN CITY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 13,710)
  • ADELPHI UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; GARDEN CITY, NY; FT enrollment: 4,074)
  • HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; HEMPSTEAD, NY; FT enrollment: 10,842)
  • ST JOHN’S UNIVERSITY-NEW YORK (about 13 miles; JAMAICA, NY; FT enrollment: 15,070)
  • CUNY QUEENSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; NEW YORK, NY; FT enrollment: 7,431)
  • CUNY QUEENS COLLEGE (about 15 miles; FLUSHING, NY; FT enrollment: 10,278)
  • NEW YORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY-OLD WESTBURY (about 15 miles; OLD WESTBURY, NY; FT enrollment: 4,459)

Schools

Public high school in Long Beach:

  • LONG BEACH SHS (Students: 1,370; Location: 322 LAGOON DR W; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Long Beach:

  • HARRIET EISMAN COMM SCHOOL (Students: 97; Location: 26 WEST PARK AVE; Grades: 9 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Long Beach:

  • LONG BEACH MS (Students: 1,036; Location: 239 LIDO BLVD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LINDELL BOULEVARD SCHOOL (Students: 526; Location: 601 LINDELL BLVD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • LIDO ES (Students: 525; Location: 237 LIDO BLVD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • EAST ES (Students: 398; Location: 456 NEPTUNE BLVD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • WEST ES (Students: 374; Location: 91 MARYLAND AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Long Beach:

  • HEBREW ACADEMY OF LONG BEACH (Students: 933; Location: 530 W BROADWAY; Grades: PK – 8)
  • LONG BEACH CATHOLIC REGIONAL S (Students: 453; Location: 735 W BROADWAY; Grades: PK – 8)
  • HARRIET ELSMAN COMM. SCHOOL (Students: 130; Location: 165 EAST PARK AVE; Grades: 9 – 9)
  • MONTESSORI CHILDRENS SCHOOL IN (Students: 28; Location: 111 DELAWARE AVE; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Long Beach:

  • LONG BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,078,352; Location: 111 WEST PARK AVENUE; 125,518 books; 15,403 audio materials; 8,845 video materials; 349 serial subscriptions)