MANHASSET FACTS AND FIGURES

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Manhasset is 8.5 miles square, broken down as follows:

  • Manhasset unincorporated areas: (2.4 square miles)

  • Munsey Park (.5 square miles)

  • Plandome Village (.5 square miles)

  • Plandome Heights Village (.5 square miles)

  • Plandome Manor Village (.2 square miles)

  • Flower Hill* (1.6 square miles)

  • North Hills (2.8 square miles)

Manhasset:

  • Population: 8,080 (2010 census)

  • Has 13 Houses of Worship

  • Has 3 Public Schools

  • Has 6 Private Schools

  • Is approximately 28 “express minutes” to Manhattan by Railroad

  • Has one of the lowest student/teacher ratios in Nassau County Public Schools – 12:1

  • Ranks in the top 5 of “spending per child” levels in the Nassau County Public Schools

  • Has 80% of its students going on to four-year colleges

  • Is in the 3rd Congressional District; 7th Senatorial District; 16th Assembly District

  • Is actually the home of “Shelter Rock”, a 1,800-ton boulder which arrived during the Ice Age, and is now one of the largest boulders on Long Island and is a Landmark.

  • Is an Indian term which translates to “The Island Neighborhood”

  • First welcomed the Long Island Rail Road in June 1898, bringing with it the start of the modernization we know today.