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Muttontown, New York
Incorporated Village of Muttontown
Muttontown Village Hall on August 29, 2021.
Muttontown Village Hall 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°49′20″N 73°31′37″W / 40.82222°N 73.52694°W / 40.82222; -73.52694Coordinates: 40°49′20″N 73°31′37″W / 40.82222°N 73.52694°W / 40.82222; -73.52694
Country  United States
State  New York
County  Nassau County, New York
Town Oyster Bay
Incorporated 1931
Area
 • Total 6.06 sq mi (15.69 km2)
 • Land 6.06 sq mi (15.69 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
285 ft (87 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 3,497
 • Estimate 
(2019)
3,668
 • Density 605.58/sq mi (233.82/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 516
FIPS code 36-49330
GNIS feature ID 0958224

Muttontown is a village located within the Town of Oyster Bay in Nassau County, on Long Island, in New York, United States. The population was 3,497 at the 2010 census.

History

During colonial times the area was used to raise sheep for wool and meat. The village was incorporated in 1931. Zog of Albania bought the town's Knollwood estate in 1951, but sold it in 1955. The Benjamin Moore Estate was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.

Geography

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Muttontown is located at 40°49′20″N 73°31′37″W / 40.82222°N 73.52694°W / 40.82222; -73.52694 (40.822251, -73.527081).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 6.1 square miles (16 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1940 335
1950 382 14.0%
1960 1,265 231.2%
1970 2,081 64.5%
1980 2,725 30.9%
1990 3,024 11.0%
2000 3,412 12.8%
2010 3,497 2.5%
2019 (est.) 3,668 4.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 3,412 people, 1,022 households, and 920 families residing in the village. The population density was 560.5 people per square mile (216.3/km2). There were 1,048 housing units at an average density of 172.1 per square mile (66.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 79.92% White, 1.82% African American, 16.00% Asian, 0.21% from other races, and 2.05% from two or more races. Hispanic and Latino of any race were 2.29% of the population.

There were 1,022 households, out of which 47.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 83.6% were married couples living together, 3.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 9.9% were non-families. 7.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 2.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.34 and the average family size was 3.49.

In the village, the population was spread out, with 29.9% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 23.4% from 25 to 44, 31.1% from 45 to 64, and 9.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.7 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $184,386, and the median income for a family was $190,358. Males had a median income of $100,000 versus $53,846 for females. The per capita income for the village was $88,020. About 2.0% of families and 3.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.8% of those under age 18 and 4.5% of those age 65 or over.

Education

Muttontown is served by the Locust Valley Central School District, the Jericho Union Free School District, and the Syosset Central School District. As such, students who attend public schools and reside in Muttontown attend school in one of these three districts depending on where they live in the village.

Notable people

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