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Hewlett Harbor, New York
Incorporated Village of Hewlett Harbor
Location in Nassau County and the state of New York.
Location in Nassau County and the state of New York.
Hewlett Harbor, New York is located in New York
Hewlett Harbor, New York
Hewlett Harbor, New York
Location in New York
Country  United States
State  New York
County  Nassau County, New York
Town Hempstead
First settled 1786
 • Total 0.83 sq mi (2.15 km2)
 • Land 0.72 sq mi (1.88 km2)
 • Water 0.10 sq mi (0.27 km2)
10 ft (3 m)
 • Total 1,263
 • Estimate 
 • Density 1,754.48/sq mi (677.60/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 516
FIPS code 36-34308
GNIS feature ID 0970203

Hewlett Harbor is a village in Nassau County, New York, United States. The population was 1,263 as of the 2010 census.

The Village of Hewlett Harbor is located within the Town of Hempstead. This area, like Back/Old Lawrence is unique because its rural affluence is similar in character to the more well-known Gold Coast of the North Shore instead of being more urbanized like the rest of the South Shore of Nassau County.


U.S. Census Map

Hewlett Harbor is located at 40°38′06″N 73°40′58″W / 40.634927°N 73.682669°W / 40.634927; -73.682669.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2), of which, 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (10.98%) is water.

The community is served by the Hewlett-Woodmere School District and the Lynbrook Union Free School District.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 240
1940 228 −5.0%
1950 411 80.3%
1960 1,610 291.7%
1970 1,512 −6.1%
1980 1,331 −12.0%
1990 1,193 −10.4%
2000 1,271 6.5%
2010 1,263 −0.6%
2019 (est.) 1,272 0.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,271 people, 429 households, and 380 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,754.3 people per square mile (681.6/km2). There were 437 housing units at an average density of 603.2 per square mile (234.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.12% White, 0.39% African American, 0.16% Native American, 3.15% Asian, 0.63% from other races, and 0.55% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.10% of the population.

There were 429 households, out of which 39.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 84.4% were married couples living together, 2.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 11.4% were non-families. 10.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.96 and the average family size was 3.16.

In the village, the population was spread out, with 29.3% under the age of 18, 3.8% from 18 to 24, 19.8% from 25 to 44, 28.7% from 45 to 64, and 18.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.7 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $159,682, and the median income for a family was $185,962. Males had a median income of $100,000 versus $40,000 for females. The per capita income for the village was $82,069. None of the families and 0.7% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 0.9% of those over 64.

Popular culture

The village of Hewlett Harbor was specifically mentioned by TV personality Johnny "Drama" Chase on HBO's Entourage on the Sunday, May 13, 2007 episode entitled "The Resurrection". On Entourage, Drama stars in a fictional NBC TV series called Five Towns. The series' name is a reference to the real "Five Towns", an informal grouping of villages and hamlets located on Long Island, New York's South Shore of western Nassau County. "The Hewletts" (Hewlett, Hewlett Harbor, Hewlett Bay Park, and Hewlett Neck) are generally grouped together as one of the "Five Towns," with the other four being Woodmere, Cedarhurst, Lawrence, and Inwood, along with Woodsburgh. The fictional Five Towns series is produced by actor/screenwriter/producer Ed Burns (who plays himself on Entourage), who grew up in the Hewlett area and attended Hewlett High School. Entourage writer Rob Weiss was a student at Hewlett High School as well.

On the episode aired on April 13 it was said that the village of Hewlett Harbor was the setting of the fictional NBC TV series called Five Towns.


The community is served by the Hewlett-Woodmere School District and the Lynbrook Union Free School District.

Notable residents

Notable current and former residents of Hewlett Harbor include:

  • Ross Bleckner (born 1949), artist.
  • Pamela Geller, political activist and author.
  • Stan Lee (1922-2018), former Marvel Comics editor and creator.
  • William Modell (1921–2008), chairman of the Modell's Sporting Goods retail chain.
  • George H. Ross (born 1928), executive vice president and senior counsel of the Trump Organization; judge on the television program The Apprentice.
  • Jonathan Tiomkin (born 1979), Olympic foil fencer
  • Jim Steinman (1947-2021) Songwriter of hits including Total Eclipse of the Heart and Meat Loaf's Bat Out of Hell
  • Errol Morris (born 1948), Oscar-winning film director, best known for documentaries.

See also

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