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Mill Neck, New York
Incorporated Village of Mill Neck
The historic Lillian S. Dodge Estate, commonly known as Mill Neck Manor, on August 1, 2018.
The historic Lillian S. Dodge Estate, commonly known as Mill Neck Manor, on August 1, 2018.
Official logo of Mill Neck, New York
Official seal of Mill Neck
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°53′20″N 73°33′22″W / 40.88889°N 73.55611°W / 40.88889; -73.55611Coordinates: 40°53′20″N 73°33′22″W / 40.88889°N 73.55611°W / 40.88889; -73.55611
Country  United States
State  New York
County  Nassau County, New York
Town Oyster Bay
Incorporated 1925
Area
 • Total 2.94 sq mi (7.61 km2)
 • Land 2.62 sq mi (6.77 km2)
 • Water 0.32 sq mi (0.84 km2)
Elevation
141 ft (43 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 997
 • Estimate 
(2019)
967
 • Density 369.65/sq mi (142.74/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
11765
Area code(s) 516
FIPS code 36-47405
GNIS feature ID 0957256

Mill Neck is a village in the Town of Oyster Bay in Nassau County, on the North Shore of Long Island, in New York, United States. The population was 997 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Mill Neck is located at 40°53′20″N 73°33′22″W / 40.88889°N 73.55611°W / 40.88889; -73.55611 (40.888890, -73.556080). The highest point of Mill Neck is Mill Hill.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.9 square miles (7.5 km2), of which, 2.6 square miles (6.7 km2) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2) of it (11.95%) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 516
1940 101 −80.4%
1950 505 400.0%
1960 701 38.8%
1970 982 40.1%
1980 959 −2.3%
1990 977 1.9%
2000 825 −15.6%
2010 997 20.8%
2019 (est.) 967 −3.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 825 people, 295 households, and 241 families residing in the village. The population density was 319.8 people per square mile (123.5/km2). There were 326 housing units at an average density of 126.4 per square mile (48.8/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 92.00% White, 0.24% African American, 4.73% Asian, 2.42% from other races, and 0.61% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.58% of the population.

There were 295 households, out of which 34.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.9% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.0% were non-families. 13.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the village, the population was spread out, with 23.3% under the age of 18, 4.4% from 18 to 24, 24.7% from 25 to 44, 31.0% from 45 to 64, and 16.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.2 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $125,477, and the median income for a family was $145,643. Males had a median income of $95,429 versus $51,528 for females. The per capita income for the village was $77,899. About 2.3% of families and 2.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 3.6% of those age 65 or over.

Education

School district

The Village of Mill Neck is located split between the Locust Valley Central School District and the Oyster Bay–East Norwich Central School District. As such, children who reside within Mill Neck and attend public schools go to school in one of these two districts depending on where in Mill Neck they live.

Library district

Mill Neck is split between the Locust Valley Library District and the Oyster Bay–East Norwich Library District.

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