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East Garden City, New York
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 7.9 km2 (3.0 sq mi)
 • Land 7.9 km2 (3.0 sq mi)
 • Water 0.0 km2 (0.0 sq mi)
29 m (95 ft)
 • Total 6,208
 • Density 786/km2 (2,070/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 36-22065
GNIS feature ID 1852898

East Garden City is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in the northeast part of the Town of Hempstead, in the central part of Nassau County, New York, along the Hempstead/North Hempstead town line. The population was 6,028 at the 2010 census. East Garden City is a hamlet (an unincorporated area) and a mostly commercial and industrial area. Part of Hofstra University's north campus is located in East Garden City.


U.S. Census Map

East Garden City is located at 40°43′51″N 73°35′53″W / 40.73083°N 73.59806°W / 40.73083; -73.59806 (40.730790, -73.598050).

Beginning on its northern border and proceeding clockwise, the hamlet of East Garden City in the Town of Hempstead is bordered on the north by the hamlet of Carle Place and the Village of Westbury in the Town of North Hempstead (the Hempstead/North Hempstead town line); on the east by the hamlet of East Meadow; on the south by the hamlet of Uniondale and the Village of Hempstead; and, on the west by the Village of Hempstead and the Village of Garden City.

East Garden City is one of those many villages and hamlets on Long Island where none of the places in the community have the hamlet name as part of their mailing address: places in the hamlet of East Garden City have either a "Garden City, NY 11530", a "Westbury, NY 11590", a "Uniondale, NY 11553" or a "Hempstead, NY 11550" mailing address.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.0 square miles (7.8 km2), all land.


As of the census of 2010, there were 6,208 people residing in the CDP. There were 1,341 housing units. The racial makeup of the CDP was 67.3% Non-Hispanic White, 16.7% African American, 0.1% Native American, 4.4% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander, 9.0% Hispanic, and 3.0% from two or more races. In 2015, After a long battle, the community known as East Garden City is expected to be relabeled as being part of Uniondale. Which it already was named before it was East Garden City.

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