New Hyde Park is in Nassau County, Long Island, New York. The area of New Hyde Park includes an area which was incorporated in 1972, but it also includes unincorporated areas. Early history in this area dates back to the 17th century, when a royal governor of New York built an estate on Long Island know as Dongan Farm. The governor died in 1715 and the land was divided among family members, one of whom named his parcel Hyde Park after his wife’s family name. The name was changed to “New Hyde Park” in 1871 to keep it from being confused with “Hyde Park” in Dutchess County, New York, located on the Hudson River. Tremendous housing growth took place in the 1930’s and 1940’s when wealthy landowners sold-off their land to developers. Today, the population of New Hyde Park is approximately 9,799 residents. The neighborhood covers 0.9 square miles, all of it being land. State Highway 25, also known as Jericho Turnpike bisects the village east to west. New Hyde Park is located in both the town of Hempstead and North Hempstead. Located closely to Manhattan, New Hyde Park is considered a commuter town. It’s just a 15 minute drive to midtown Manhattan and a 40 minute drive to New York City, and New Hyde Park has a station on the main line of the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR). Nearby towns within 1.5 miles are: Floral Park, Stewart Manor, Garden City, North Hyde Park, Garden City Park, Bellerose, Garden City South, and South Floral Park.
The main industry in the area is construction, and many residents work in the area of construction, management, and sales. Four school districts serve the students of
New Hyde Park. Within the village are four middle/elementary schools and two high schools. There is also a private Catholic pre-kindergarten through 8th grade school. People in New Hyde Park are engaged and involved and there are many community organizations which offer opportunities for volunteer work and community involvement. The Culinary Institute of America, founded in 1946, is in New Hyde Park. It’s the premier culinary college in the country and prides itself on producing some of the finest chefs in the world.
New Hyde Park is the perfect place to buy a home. The area is stable and offers an easy commute to business centers. Many families have lived here for 40 years or more. It’s not uncommon for adult children to purchase the home they grew up in and continue to raise their family in the village. People here know each other, the homes are well maintained and the streets are litter-free. The price of homes in New Hyde Park range from around $189,000 for a 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom condominium to around $4,800,000 for a 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom single family home. The average price for a single family home in the New Hyde Park area is about $649,200. Styles of homes currently available in New Hyde Park include modern, cottage, cape, Dutch colonial, ranch, split entry and Mediterranean.
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