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Bellerose Terrace, New York
Location in Nassau County and the state of New York.
Location in Nassau County and the state of New York.
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Coordinates: 40°43′17″N 73°43′26″W / 40.72139°N 73.72389°W / 40.72139; -73.72389Coordinates: 40°43′17″N 73°43′26″W / 40.72139°N 73.72389°W / 40.72139; -73.72389
Country  United States
State  New York
County  Nassau County, New York
Town Hempstead
Area
 • Total 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
 • Land 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
75 ft (23 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 2,198
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
11001
Area code(s) 516
FIPS code 36-05661
GNIS feature ID 0943609

Bellerose Terrace is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in the Town of Hempstead in Nassau County, on Long Island, in New York, United States. The population was 2,198 at the 2010 census.

Geography

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Bellerose Terrace is located at 40°43′17″N 73°43′26″W / 40.72139°N 73.72389°W / 40.72139; -73.72389 (40.721345, -73.724014).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2), all land.

Demographics

As of the census of 2010, there were 2,198 people, 633 households, and 544 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 22,212.2 per square mile (8,328.2/km2). There were 587 housing units at an average density of 6,683.2/sq mi (2,505.8/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 49.5% White, 8.4% African American, 0.1% Native American, 28.1% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 10.4% from other races, and 3.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 25.8% of the population.

There were 633 households, out of which 41.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.8% were married couples living together, 13.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.1% were non-families. 11.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 4.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.47 and the average family size was 3.76.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 24.1% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 29.7% from 25 to 44, 27.5% from 45 to 64, and 9.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37.9 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $92,750, and the median income for a family was $96,094. Males had a median income of $52,617 versus $53,478 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $31,802. About 3.8% of families and 3.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 10.8% of those age 65 or over. According to the 2013 American Community Survey, 29.9% of families make $100,000 to $199,000 and 15.3% make $200,000 or more.

Education

Bellerose Terrace is served by the Floral Park-Bellerose Union Free School District for elementary education, and the Sewanhaka Central High School District for secondary education; the elementary district feeds into it.

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