Centre Island, New York
official_name = Centre Island, New York
settlement_type = Village
mapsize = 250px
map_caption = U.S. Census Map
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Nassau
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 2.9
area_land_km2 = 2.9
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 1.1
area_land_sq_mi = 1.1
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 444
population_density_km2 = 153.4
population_density_sq_mi = 397.2
timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_m = 10
elevation_ft = 33
latd = 40 |latm = 54 |lats = 27 |latNS = N
longd = 73 |longm = 30 |longs = 57 |longEW = W
Centre Island is a
villagein Nassau County, New York, United States. The population was 444 at the 2000 census.
The Village of Centre Island is within the Town of Oyster Bay.
This is currently the home of
Billy Joel, famed piano rock musician. Other people who own houses in Centre Island include John Barry, the Oscar-winning composer of the James Bondtheme song, and media tycoon Rupert Murdoch. Alan Jay Lerner, the composer of My Fair Lady, once owned property here.
Centre Island is located at coor dms|40|54|27|N|73|30|57|W|city (40.907592, -73.515822)GR|1.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.9 km²), all of it land.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 444 people, 174 households, and 128 families residing in the village. The population densitywas 397.2 people per square mile (153.1/km²). There were 209 housing units at an average density of 187.0/sq mi (72.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 96.62% White, 0.45% African American, 0.90% Asian, 0.45% from other races, and 1.58% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.15% of the population.
There were 174 households out of which 29.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.2% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.9% were non-families. 19.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 2.93.
In the village the population was spread out with 20.9% under the age of 18, 3.8% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 31.1% from 45 to 64, and 16.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 98.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.3 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $117,848, and the median income for a family was $115,972. Males had a median income of $100,000 versus $40,000 for females. The
per capita incomefor the village was $96,674. About 6.0% of families and 12.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 32.5% of those under age 18 and 5.9% of those age 65 or over.
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