Glen Head is a wonderful hamlet and census designated place (CDP) in the Town of Oyster Bay, Nassau County, Long Island, New York. At the time of the 2010 census, Glen Head had a population of approximately 4,697 residents. The total area of the village is 1.6 square miles, all of it land. Residents of Glen Head enjoy quick and convenient access to all of the remarkable amenities of Oyster Bay. The Town of Oyster Bay is the most eastern of the three towns in Nassau County. It’s the only town of the three that extends fully from the north shore to the south shore of Long Island. The population of the Town of Oyster Bay is approximately 293,214 residents.
The children of the hamlet attend the North Shore School District which is typically ranked among the best on Long Island. According to Newsday, Glen Head is one of the wealthiest zip codes on Long Island, based on home values. According to Luxist’s website, Glen Head was listed second most expensive zip code in the northeast region of the United States, excluding the villages of Old Westbury and Mill Neck. Many villages in the area including Brookville, Old Brookville, Upper Brookville, Muttontown, and Roslyn Harbor are all considered to be on the “Gold Coast”, a name given to the area in the early 1900’s when the region became the playground of New York’s wealthy elite. Glen Head connects to New York City via bus line and the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR). The three main roads in the area are Glen Cove Road, Glen Cove Avenue, and Glen Head Road. Of interest nearby is Sagamore Hill, former home of Theodore Roosevelt, 26th president of the United States. Sagamore Hill served not only as his residence but also the “Summer White House” during his years in office. When the president was in residence at the “Summer White House” the town garnered significant media attention. Roosevelt's former home is now a museum.
Glen Head is primarily a community of single family homes of varying ages, sizes and architectural styles. The average price for homes in the Glen Head area is about $969,883 but can go as high as $6,399,000 for luxury homes on expansive acreage. Land on which to build your custom dream home is also available in Glen Head and, depending on size, can range in price from $953,000 to $1,050,000.
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