About University Gardens


University Gardens; New York, is officially a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in Nassau County at the mouth of the Hudson River in the southeast corner of the state. It is in the western part of the Town of North Hempstead and is a tiny 0.6 square miles, all land.

The nearest major airports are La Guardia 7.57 miles away and John F Kennedy International 9.73 miles away.

The population was 3,773 people as of 2014, the median home value is $601,800, and the median income is $119,737. The average one-way commute takes 35 minutes with 67 percent of commuters driving alone in their own cars, only 4 percent carpooling, 24 percent that take mass transit, and 3 percent that work from home.

A large 72 percent of residents hold white collar jobs and 28 percent hold blue collar jobs. The unemployment rate is only 4.20 percent compared to the U.S. average of 6.30 percent.

Real Estate

This happens to be a great time to buy there since home appreciation went up 4.6 percent in the last 12 months. It is interesting that 64.2 percent of the homes were built after 1990 and that 59 percent of the housing units have three bedrooms or more. Top Industries There are 228,188 business establishments in Nassau County with fewer than 10 employees, 43,832 businesses with between 10 and 50 employees, 8,760 with between 50 and 250, and 1,152 with over 250 employees. Campgrounds For the outdoor enthusiasts, there aren’t any campgrounds right in University Gardens, but there are nine within 50 miles. The closest is the waterfront quiet and relaxing Battle Row Campground, which is only 14.35 miles away and is owned/managed by the county.

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