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Great Neck Gardens, New York
Hamlet and census-designated place
Location in Nassau County and the state of New York.
Location in Nassau County and the state of New York.
Country United States
State New York
County Nassau
 • Total 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
 • Land 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 184 ft (56 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,186
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 36-30202
GNIS feature ID 1852900

Great Neck Gardens is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) and a part of Great Neck located on the Great Neck peninsula of Nassau County, New York. The population was 1,186 at the 2010 census. The name was once proposed for an incorporated village, but is rarely used as the area has never been incorporated.


Great Neck Gardens is located at 40°47′52″N 73°43′19″W / 40.79778°N 73.72194°W / 40.79778; -73.72194 (40.797697, -73.721899).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2), all land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 1,089 people, 376 households, and 327 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 6,467.8 per square mile (2,473.3/km²). There were 381 housing units at an average density of 2,262.8/sq mi (865.3/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 89.35% White, 0.83% African American, 7.44% Asian, 0.73% from other races, and 1.65% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.30% of the population.

There were 376 households out of which 41.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 79.5% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.0% were non-families. 12.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.90 and the average family size was 3.11.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 28.3% under the age of 18, 3.8% from 18 to 24, 21.2% from 25 to 44, 30.4% from 45 to 64, and 16.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 103.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.3 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $124,175, and the median income for a family was $142,915. Males had a median income of $94,401 versus $56,071 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $49,317. None of the population or families were below the poverty line.

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