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Plandome Heights, New York
Incorporated Village of Plandome Heights
A welcome sign to Plandome Heights on Webster Avenue, as seen on May 26, 2021.
A welcome sign to Plandome Heights on Webster Avenue, as seen on May 26, 2021.
Location in Nassau County and the state of New York
Location in Nassau County and the state of New York
Plandome Heights, New York is located in New York
Plandome Heights, New York
Plandome Heights, New York
Location in New York
Country  United States
State  New York
County  Nassau County, New York
Town North Hempstead
Incorporated June 11, 1929
Named for Latin phrase "Planus Domus," meaning plain, or level home
Area
 • Total 0.19 sq mi (0.49 km2)
 • Land 0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation
89 ft (27 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 1,005
 • Estimate 
(2019)
1,018
 • Density 5,624.31/sq mi (2,174.60/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP Code
11030
Area code(s) 516
FIPS code 36-58486
GNIS feature ID 0960669

Plandome Heights is a village in Nassau County, on the North Shore of Long Island, in New York, United States. It is considered part of the Greater Manhasset area, which is anchored by Manhasset. The population was 1,005 at the 2010 census.

The Incorporated Village of Plandome Heights is located entirely within the Town of North Hempstead and is the southernmost of the three Plandomes.

Geography

Plandome-heights-ny-map
U.S. Census Map

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2), of which, 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) of it is land and 5.26% is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 265
1940 317 19.6%
1950 882 178.2%
1960 1,025 16.2%
1970 1,032 0.7%
1980 963 −6.7%
1990 852 −11.5%
2000 971 14.0%
2010 1,005 3.5%
2019 (est.) 1,018 1.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 971 people, 324 households, and 268 families residing in the village. The population density was 5,350.6 people per square mile (2,082.8/km2). There were 328 housing units at an average density of 1,807.4 per square mile (703.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 92.28% White, 0.31% African American, 0.10% Native American, 6.80% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 0.10% from other races, and 0.31% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.09% of the population.

There were 324 households, out of which 42.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.8% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.0% were non-families. 15.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.00 and the average family size was 3.33.

In the village, the population was spread out, with 28.6% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 24.6% from 25 to 44, 27.8% from 45 to 64, and 13.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 91.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $123,199, and the median income for a family was $142,088. Males had a median income of $100,000 versus $46,000 for females. The per capita income for the village was $57,050. About 0.7% of families and 1.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 5.0% of those age 65 or over.

Education

School district

The Village of Plandome Heights is located entirely within the boundaries of the Manhasset Union Free School District. As such, all children who reside in Plandome Heights and attend public schools go to Manhasset's schools.

Library district

Plandome Heights is located entirely within the boundaries of the Manhasset Library District.

Infrastructure

Transportation

Road

Plandome Road, Plandome Heights, Long Island, New York November 20, 2021 A
Plandome Road within the village in November 2021.

Major roads in Plandome Heights include Plandome Road and Webster Avenue; the Manhasset–Plandome Heights border runs along the centerline of Webster Avenue west of its intersection with Brookwold Drive.

Street layout
Bournedale Road South, Plandome Heights, Long Island, New York November 14, 2021 A
Bournedale Road South in the Chester Hill section of Plandome Heights, typical of the grid pattern in that portion of the village.

Plandome Heights features multiple types of street layouts. The area west of Plandome Road includes several meandering roads and cul-de-sacs, whereas the area east of Plandome Road features a traditional street grid.

Rail

There are no train stations in Plandome Heights. The nearest Long Island Rail Road station to the village is Manhasset on the Port Washington Branch.

Bus

No bus routes run through Plandome Heights.

Utilities

Natural gas

National Grid USA provides natural gas to homes and businesses that are hooked up to natural gas lines in Plandome Heights.

Power

PSEG Long Island provides power to all homes and businesses within Plandome Heights.

Sewage

Plandome Heights is not connected to any sanitary sewer systems. As such, all areas within the village rely on cesspools and septic systems.

Trash collection

Trash collection services in Plandome Heights are provided by Dejana Industries, under contract with the Village of Plandome Heights.

Water

Plandome Heights is located within the boundaries of the Manhasset–Lakeville Water District, which provides the entirety of Plandome Heights with water.

Notable people

  • Bloodgood Cutter – Landowner, farmer, and poet.
  • Albert F. D'Oench – Architect, New York City Superintendent of Buildings, and the husband of Alice Grace D'Oench, the eldest child of W. R. Grace.
  • Genesta M. Strong –Politician. Strong was the first female from Nassau County to be elected to the New York State Assembly; lived at 27 Chester Drive.
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