Old Westbury, NY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 4,228. Estimated population in July 2005: 5,035 (+19.1% change)
Males: 1,963 (46.4%), Females: 2,265 (53.6%)

Nassau County

Zip code: 11568

Median resident age: 34.7 years
Median household income: $155,749 (year 2000)
Median house value: $1,000,001 (year 2000)

Races in Old Westbury:

  • White Non-Hispanic (65.5%)
  • Black (14.2%)
  • Hispanic (7.1%)
  • Asian Indian (5.5%)
  • Chinese (3.8%)
  • Other race (3.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • Korean (1.3%)

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

Ancestries: Italian (12.9%), United States (8.0%), Russian (7.8%), Polish (5.8%), German (5.5%), West Indian (3.8%).

Land area: 8.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Old Westbury

  • High school or higher: 94.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 63.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 33.8%
  • Unemployed: 21.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 36.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Old Westbury village

  • Never married: 31.7%
  • Now married: 61.4%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 2.4%

19.6% Foreign born (9.0% Asia, 5.7% Latin America, 4.1% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +304 (+7.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Old Westbury:

  • WINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; MINEOLA, NY)
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; ROSLYN, NY)
  • NASSAU COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (about 6 miles; EAST MEADOW, NY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Old Westbury:

  • REPUBLIC (about 15 miles; FARMINGDALE, NY; ID: FRG)
  • JOHN F KENNEDY INTL (about 16 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JFK)
  • LA GUARDIA (about 19 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: LGA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Old Westbury:

  • SANDS POINT (about 8 miles; PORT WASHINGTON, NY; ID: 7N3)
  • EVERS (about 15 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: 6N6)
  • FLUSHING (about 16 miles; NEW YORK/FLUSHING/, NY; ID: FLU)
Amtrak stations near Old Westbury:

  • 16 miles: NEW ROCHELLE (DEPOT PLAZA NORTH). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 17 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: STAMFORD (WASHINGTON BLVD. & E. STATE ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Old Westbury:

  • NEW YORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY-OLD WESTBURY (Full-time enrollment: 4,459; Location: NORTHERN BLVD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.nyit.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT OLD WESTBURY (FT enrollment: 2,594; Location: 223 STORE HILL RD; Public)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Old Westbury:

  • HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY (about 2 miles; HEMPSTEAD, NY; Full-time enrollment: 10,842)
  • LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY-C W POST CAMPUS (about 3 miles; BROOKVILLE, NY; FT enrollment: 6,605)
  • NASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 5 miles; GARDEN CITY, NY; FT enrollment: 13,710)
  • ADELPHI UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; GARDEN CITY, NY; FT enrollment: 4,074)
  • SUNY COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY AT FARMINGDALE (about 12 miles; FARMINGDALE, NY; FT enrollment: 3,831)
  • CUNY QUEENSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; NEW YORK, NY; FT enrollment: 7,431)
  • ST JOHN’S UNIVERSITY-NEW YORK (about 15 miles; JAMAICA, NY; FT enrollment: 15,070)

Schools

Public high schools in Old Westbury:

  • WESTBURY SHS (Students: 1,054; Location: 1 POST RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WHEATLEY SCHOOL (Students: 696; Location: 11 BACON RD; Grades: 08 – 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Old Westbury:

  • OLD WESTBURY SCHOOL OF HOLY CH (Students: 142; Location: 25 STORE HILL ROAD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • WHISPERING PINES SDA ELEMENTAR (Students: 94; Location: 211 JERICHO TURNPIKE; Grades: KG – 8)