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Centre Island, New York
Incorporated Village of Centre Island
Centre Island Village Hall on August 29, 2021.
Centre Island Village Hall on August 29, 2021.
Location in Nassau County and the state of New York.
Location in Nassau County and the state of New York.
Centre Island, New York is located in New York
Centre Island, New York
Centre Island, New York
Location in New York
Country  United States
State  New York
County  Nassau County, New York
town Oyster Bay
 • Total 1.09 sq mi (2.83 km2)
 • Land 1.09 sq mi (2.82 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
33 ft (10 m)
 • Total 410
 • Estimate 
 • Density 375.23/sq mi (144.86/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 516
FIPS code 36-13618
GNIS feature ID 0946329

Centre Island is a village located within the Town of Oyster Bay in Nassau County, on Long Island, in New York, United States. Its population was 410 as of the 2010 census.


U.S. Census Map

Centre Island is located at 40°54′27″N 73°30′57″W / 40.90750°N 73.51583°W / 40.90750; -73.51583 (40.907592, -73.515822).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2), all of it land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 139
1940 134 −3.6%
1950 199 48.5%
1960 270 35.7%
1970 374 38.5%
1980 378 1.1%
1990 439 16.1%
2000 444 1.1%
2010 410 −7.7%
2019 (est.) 409 −0.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 444 people, 174 households, and 128 families residing in the village. The population density was 397.2 people per square mile (153.1/km2). There were 209 housing units at an average density of 187.0 per square mile (72.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.62% White, 0.45% African American, 0.90% Asian, 0.45% from other races, and 1.58% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.15% of the population.

There were 174 households, out of which 29.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.2% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.9% were non-families. 19.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the village, the population was spread out, with 20.9% under the age of 18, 3.8% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 31.1% from 45 to 64, and 16.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.3 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $117,848, and the median income for a family was $115,972. Males had a median income of $100,000 versus $40,000 for females. The per capita income for the village was $96,674. About 6.0% of families and 12.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 32.5% of those under age 18 and 5.9% of those age 65 or over.


School district

The Village of Centre Island is located entirely within the boundaries of the Oyster Bay–East Norwich Central School District. As such, all children who reside within Centre Island and attend public schools go to Oyster Bay–East Norwich's schools.

Library district

Centre Island is located within the boundaries of the Oyster Bay–East Norwich Library District.

Notable people

  • Sean Hannity: Radio host, television host, political commentator, author.
  • Billy Joel: American singer-songwriter, composer and pianist.
  • Alan Jay Lerner: Academy and Tony Award-winning lyricist.
  • Rupert Murdoch: Media mogul who founded NewsCorp.
  • Rosalind P. Walter: American philanthropist known for her support of PBS programs.

See also

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