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Garden City South, 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 0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2)
 • Land 0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 69 ft (21 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,024
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 11530
Area code(s) 516
FIPS code 36-28200
GNIS feature ID 0950877

Garden City South is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in Nassau County, New York, United States. The population was 4,024 at the 2010 census.

Garden City South is an unincorporated area of the Town of Hempstead.


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Garden City South is located at 40°42′47″N 73°39′37″W / 40.71306°N 73.66028°W / 40.71306; -73.66028 (40.713087, -73.660143).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2), all land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 3,974 people, 1,399 households, and 1,088 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 9,605.9 per square mile (3,742.4/km²). There were 1,411 housing units at an average density of 3,410.6/sq mi (1,328.8/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.19% White, 0.33% African American, 3.07% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.75% from other races, and 0.63% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.86% of the population.

There were 1,399 households out of which 30.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.1% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.2% were non-families. 18.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.24.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 22.3% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 22.8% from 45 to 64, and 19.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 90.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.7 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $73,482, and the median income for a family was $84,045. Males had a median income of $51,928 versus $41,786 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $30,321. About 4.4% of families and 6.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.4% of those under age 18 and 8.4% of those age 65 or over.

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