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Cove Neck, New York
Village
Incorporated Village of Cove Neck
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
Area
 • Total 1.6 sq mi (4.1 km2)
 • Land 1.3 sq mi (3.3 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
Elevation 23 ft (7 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 286
 • Density 179/sq mi (69.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 11771
Area code(s) 516
FIPS code 36-18597
GNIS feature ID 0947571
Website www.coveneck.org

The Incorporated Village of Cove Neck is a village located within the town of Oyster Bay in Nassau County, New York, United States. The population was 286 at the 2010 census.

History

Cove Neck is the site of the home of President Theodore Roosevelt. His estate, Sagamore Hill, is now a museum operated by the National Park Service. It attracts many visitors annually.

In 1990 Avianca Flight 52 crashed at Cove Neck. There are no remains of the crash.

Geography

The village is on a peninsula projecting into Long Island Sound. It is located directly across from Centre Island, New York, at the mouth of South Oyster Bay.

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According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.1 km2), of which 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2) is land and 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2), or 18.47%, is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 276
1940 130 −52.9%
1950 200 53.8%
1960 299 49.5%
1970 344 15.1%
1980 331 −3.8%
1990 332 0.3%
2000 300 −9.6%
2010 286 −4.7%
Est. 2015 300 4.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 300 people, 110 households, and 83 families residing in the village. The population density was 233.4 people per square mile (89.8/km²). There were 140 housing units at an average density of 108.9 per square mile (41.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 94.67% White, 4.00% Asian, 1.33% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.33% of the population.

There were 110 households out of which 30.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.4% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.5% were non-families. 19.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.16.

In the village, the population was spread out with 26.3% under the age of 18, 4.7% from 18 to 24, 20.3% from 25 to 44, 29.3% from 45 to 64, and 19.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 96.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.3 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $159,792, and the median income for a family was $177,805. Males had a median income of $100,000 versus $47,188 for females. The per capita income for the village was $110,139. None of the population or families were below the poverty line.

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