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Matinecock, New York

Matinnicoke ("The Hill Country")
Incorporated Village of Matinecock
A welcome sign to Matinecock on August 29, 2021.
A welcome sign to Matinecock on August 29, 2021.
Location in Nassau County and the state of New York.
Location in Nassau County and the state of New York.
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Coordinates: 40°52′20″N 73°35′4″W / 40.87222°N 73.58444°W / 40.87222; -73.58444Coordinates: 40°52′20″N 73°35′4″W / 40.87222°N 73.58444°W / 40.87222; -73.58444
Country  United States
State  New York
County  Nassau County, New York
Town Oyster Bay
Incorporated 1928
Named for The Matinecock People
Area
 • Total 2.66 sq mi (6.90 km2)
 • Land 2.66 sq mi (6.88 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation
89 ft (27 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 810
 • Estimate 
(2019)
833
 • Density 313.39/sq mi (121.01/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
11560
Area code(s) 516
FIPS code 36-46107
GNIS feature ID 0956671

Matinecock is a village located within the Town of Oyster Bay in Nassau County, on Long Island, in New York, United States. The population was 810 at the 2010 census.

History

The village was incorporated in 1928. In May 1998, Worth Magazine ranked Matinecock as the fifth richest town in America and the richest town in New York.

Geography

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U.S. Census Map

Matinecock is located at 40°52′20″N 73°35′4″W / 40.87222°N 73.58444°W / 40.87222; -73.58444 (40.872248, -73.584312).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.7 square miles (7.0 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 484
1940 428 −11.6%
1950 507 18.5%
1960 824 62.5%
1970 841 2.1%
1980 985 17.1%
1990 872 −11.5%
2000 836 −4.1%
2010 810 −3.1%
2019 (est.) 833 2.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

At the 2000 census there were 836 people, 285 households, and 216 families in the village. The population density was 315.6 people per square mile (121.8/km2). There were 313 housing units at an average density of 118.1 per square mile (45.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.05% White, 1.08% African American, 1.56% Asian, and 1.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.83%.

Of the 285 households 36.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.7% were married couples living together, 3.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.2% were non-families. 20.7% of households were one person and 10.2% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.93 and the average family size was 3.31.

The age distribution was 26.8% under the age of 18, 4.5% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 27.3% from 45 to 64, and 15.3% 65 or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.1 males.

The median household income was $135,922 and the median family income was $171,832. Males had a median income of $100,000 versus $36,042 for females. The per capita income for the village was $93,559. About 2.1% of families and 4.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.3% of those under age 18 and 4.3% of those age 65 or over.

Education

School district

The Village of Matinecock is located entirely within the boundaries of the Locust Valley Central School District. As such, all children who reside within Matinecock and attend public schools go to Locust Valley's schools.

Library district

Matinecock is located within the boundaries of the Locust Valley Library District.

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