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Long Beach, New York

Long Beach is a city located in Nassau County, New York. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 35,462.

Geography Long Beach is located at 40°35'17" North, 73°40'5" West (40.588157, -73.668099)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10.1 km² (3.9 mi²). 5.5 km² (2.1 mi²) of it is land and 4.6 km² (1.8 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 45.24% water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 35,462 people, 14,923 households, and 8,103 families residing in the city. The population density is 6,398.1/km² (16,594.9/mi²). There are 16,128 housing units at an average density of 2,909.8/km² (7,547.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 84.20% White, 6.18% African American, 0.21% Native American, 2.32% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 4.75% from other races, and 2.26% from two or more races. 12.80% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 14,923 households out of which 21.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.0% are married couples living together, 10.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 45.7% are non-families. 36.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.26 and the average family size is 3.02.

In the city the population is spread out with 18.5% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 34.4% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 16.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 92.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 89.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $56,289, and the median income for a family is $68,222. Males have a median income of $50,995 versus $40,739 for females. The per capita income for the city is $31,069. 9.4% of the population and 6.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 13.2% are under the age of 18 and 10.7% are 65 or older.

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