East Williston, New York

Infobox Settlement
official_name = East Williston, New York
settlement_type = Village
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pushpin_map_caption =Location within the state of New York
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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = New York
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Nassau
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area_total_km2 = 1.5
area_land_km2 = 1.5
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 0.6
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population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 2503
population_density_km2 = 1717.2
population_density_sq_mi = 4447.5

timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
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elevation_m = 36
elevation_ft = 118
latd = 40 |latm = 45 |lats = 35 |latNS = N
longd = 73 |longm = 38 |longs = 0 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 11596
area_code = 516
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East Williston is a village in Nassau County, New York in the United States. The population was 2,503 at the 2000 census.

The Village of East Williston is in the Town of North Hempstead.


Most of the farmland was owned by the Willis Family in the 1800s. However not to be confused with the Willis areas of upstate New York, this area was known as East Williston. The original borders of the area known as East Williston, stretched west towards Queens to Herricks Road; North to I.U. Willets Road; South to the Village of Mineola; and East to Bacon Road in Old Westbury. Thanks to the railroad, East Williston Carriages were quite popular at the time. The popular Long Island route, State Route 25B or Hillside Avenue, used to be called East Williston Avenue, since it connected Queens with East Williston. A small portion of the area was incorporated in 1926 as the Village of East Williston. The East Williston Union Free School District was founded in 1955.


East Williston is located at coor dms|40|45|35|N|73|37|60|W|city (40.759688, -73.633225)GR|1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.5 km²), all of it land.


As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 2,503 people, 833 households, and 717 families residing in the village. The population density was 4,447.5 people per square mile (1,725.7/km²). There were 846 housing units at an average density of 1,503.2/sq mi (583.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 95.25% White, 0.36% African American, 0.04% Native American, 3.36% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 0.24% from other races, and 0.68% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.36% of the population.

There were 833 households out of which 42.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 77.4% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.9% were non-families. 12.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.8% 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 3.29.

In the village the population was spread out with 28.2% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 22.7% from 25 to 44, 27.8% from 45 to 64, and 15.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 95.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.7 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $109,111, and the median income for a family was $118,611. Males had a median income of $90,952 versus $44,861 for females. The per capita income for the village was $50,484. About 1.4% of families and 1.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.6% of those under age 18 and 1.0% of those age 65 or over.


External links

* [http://www.eastwilliston.org/ Inc. Village of East Williston]
* [http://www.ewfd.org/ East Willston Fire Department]

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