Kings Point, New York

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Kings Point, New York
settlement_type = Village
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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 = 10.3
area_land_km2 = 8.7
area_water_km2 = 1.7
area_total_sq_mi = 4.0
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population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 5076
population_density_km2 = 586.5
population_density_sq_mi = 1519.0

timezone = Eastern (EST)
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latd = 40 |latm = 48 |lats = 56 |latNS = N
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postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 11024
area_code = 516
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Kings Point is a village in Nassau County, New York on the North Shore of Long Island. As of the United States 2000 Census, the village population was 5,076.

The Village of Kings Point is in the Town of North Hempstead. It is on the Great Neck Peninsula on the North Shore of Long Island and is often grouped together with the other hamlets and villages referred to collectively as "Great Neck". It is part of the Great Neck School District, with resident students attending Great Neck North High School.

Kings Point is the home of the United States Merchant Marine Academy.

Geography

Kings Point is located at coor dms|40|48|56|N|73|44|16|W|city (40.815655, -73.737725)GR|1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 4.0 square miles (10.3 km²), of which, 3.3 square miles (8.7 km²) of it is land and 0.6 square miles (1.7 km²) of it (16.08%) is water.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 5,076 people, 1,401 households, and 1,203 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,519.0 people per square mile (586.8/km²). There were 1,455 housing units at an average density of 435.4/sq mi (168.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 91.67% White, 0.87% African American, 0.08% Native American, 3.55% Asian, 0.65% from other races, and 3.19% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.95% of the population.

As of 2000 Kings Point was the most Iranian conurbation in the United States with 29.7% of its population reporting Iranian ancestry. [ [http://www.epodunk.com/ancestry/Iranian.html Iranian ancestry by city - ePodunk ] ]

There were 1,401 households out of which 38.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 79.7% were married couples living together, 4.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.1% were non-families. 11.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.14 and the average family size was 3.38.

In the village the population was spread out with 24.1% under the age of 18, 17.8% from 18 to 24, 17.4% from 25 to 44, 26.1% from 45 to 64, and 14.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 122.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 125.7 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $153,715, and the median income for a family was $168,232. Males had a median income of $100,000 versus $44,107 for females. The per capita income for the village was $71,867. About 3.9% of families and 6.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.8% of those under age 18 and 3.7% of those age 65 or over.

Notable residents

*Vitas Gerulaitis (1954-1994), professional tennis player (former resident). [ [http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9E00E4DC1138F933A05756C0A964948260 Sports People; Gerulaitis Fined $2,500] , "The New York Times", May 30, 1982. Accessed May 30, 2007. "Vitas Gerulaitis of Kings Point, L.I., has said he will appeal a fine of $2,500 imposed for his behavior in the French Open tennis tournament."]
*Alan King (1927-2004), comedian. [Weber, Bruce. [http://www.nytimes.com/2004/05/09/national/09CND-KING.html?ex=1399521600&en=5402475aa56235b8&ei=5007&partner=USERLAND "Alan King, Comic With Chutzpah, Dies at 76"] , "The New York Times", May 9, 2004. Accessed August 27, 2007. "He was 76 and lived in Kings Point, N.Y."]

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