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Encyclopedia > Roosevelt, New York
Roosevelt, New York
Coordinates: 40°40′45″N 73°35′8″W / 40.67917, -73.58556
Country United States
State New York
County Nassau
Area
 - Total 1.8 sq mi (4.6 km²)
 - Land 1.8 sq mi (4.6 km²)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km²)
Elevation 39 ft (12 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 15,854
 - Density 8,916.8/sq mi (3,442.8/km²)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 11575
Area code(s) 516
FIPS code 36-63506
GNIS feature ID 0962860

Roosevelt is a hamlet (and census-designated place) in Nassau County, New York, United States. The population was 15,854 at the 2000 census. This list of countries, arranged alphabetically, gives an overview of countries of the world. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      The political units and divisions of the United States include: The 50 states... This article is about the state. ... List of New York counties Map of the counties of New York State (click for larger version) Albany County: formed in 1683 as one of the original 12 counties. ... Nassau County is a suburban city county in the New York Metropolitan Area east of New York City in the U.S. state of New York. ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Elevation histogram of the surface of the Earth – approximately 71% of the Earths surface is covered with water. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... This article is about the unit of length. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Population density per square kilometre by country, 2006 Population density map of the world in 1994. ... Timezone and TimeZone redirect here. ... Metronome, a public art installation showing the time in New York City The Eastern Time Zone (ET) of the Western Hemisphere falls mostly along the east coast of Northern America and the west coast of South America. ... -12 | -11 | -10 | -9:30 | -9 | -8 | -7 | -6 | -5 | -4 | -3:30 | -3 | -2:30 | -2 | -1 | -0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Although DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Mr. ... The blue area is New York State; the red area is area code 516 Area code 516 is used for Long Islands Nassau County, located directly east of the New York City borough of Queens and west of Suffolk County. ... Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the U.S. Federal government for use by all (non-military) government agencies and by government contractors. ... GNIS (The Geographic Names Information System) contains name and locative information about almost two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its Territories. ... A hamlet is (usually — see below) a small settlement, too small or unimportant to be considered a village. ... A census-designated place (CDP) is an area identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical reporting. ... Nassau County is a suburban city county in the New York Metropolitan Area east of New York City in the U.S. state of New York. ... This article is about the state. ...


Roosevelt is in the Town of Hempstead. The Town of Hempstead is one of the three towns (otherwise known as civil townships) in Nassau County, New York, United States. ...


Roosevelt is one of the few African-American majority CDPs on Long Island. An African American (also Afro-American, Black American, or simply black) is a member of an ethnic group in the United States whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to Africa. ...

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Geography

Roosevelt is located at 40°40′45″N, 73°35′8″W (40.679172, -73.585471)GR1, east of South Hempstead and west of Merrick. South Hempstead is a hamlet (and census-designated place) in Nassau County, New York, United States. ... Merrick may refer to: Joseph Merrick, the elephant man. Merrick Baliton, a fictional character. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.6 km² (1.8 mi²). 4.6 km² (1.8 mi²) of it is land and 0.56% is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 15,854 people, 4,061 households, and 3,362 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 3,438.9/km² (8,916.8/mi²). There were 4,234 housing units at an average density of 918.4/km² (2,381.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 3.97% White, 89.02% African American, 0.46% Native American, 0.49% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 8.33% from other races, and 3.69% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 16.22% of the population. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 4,061 households out of which 38.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.2% were married couples living together, 30.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.2% were non-families. 12.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.88 and the average family size was 3.98. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the CDP the population was spread out with 30.5% under the age of 18, 9.7% from 18 to 24, 30.8% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, and 8.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 88.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.4 males.


The median income for a household in the CDP was $56,715, and the median income for a family was $56,380. Males had a median income of $30,694 versus $29,566 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $16,950. About 10.8% of families and 15.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.1% of those under age 18 and 14.2% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Famous residents

  • Basketball Hall of Fame member Julius Erving was born and grew up in Roosevelt.
  • Radio personality Howard Stern was born in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York and grew up in Roosevelt.
  • Rap artist, William Jonathan "Flavor Flav" Drayton, Jr., a member of the influential and politically-conscious hip hop group Public Enemy
  • Rapper and political activist, Carlton Douglas "Chuck D" Ridenhour was born in Roosevelt, Long Island and is one of the founding members of Public Enemy.
  • Comedians Eddie Murphy and Charlie Murphy also grew up in Roosevelt and attended Roosevelt Jr-Sr High School.
  • National Football League Hall of Fame member John Mackey grew up in Roosevelt. He attended Hempstead High School, went on to Syracuse University and played for the Baltimore Colts and San Diego Chargers.

Basketball Hall of Fame Logo The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame honors players who have shown exceptional skill at basketball, all-time great coaches and referees, and other major contributors to the game. ... Julius Winfield Erving II (born February 22, 1950 in Roosevelt, New York), commonly known by the nickname Dr. J, is a former American basketball player who helped launch a modern style of play that emphasizes leaping and play above the rim. ... This article is a biography of Howard Stern as an individual; for information regarding his radio show see The Howard Stern Show. ... A typical residential street in Jackson Heights. ... For other uses, see Queens (disambiguation) and Queen. ... This article is about the state. ... William Jonathan Drayton, Jr. ... Public Enemy, also known as PE, is a hip hop group from Long Island, New York, known for their politically charged lyrics, criticism of the media, and active interest in the concerns of the African American community. ... Carlton Douglas Ridenhour (born August 1, 1960), better known by his stage name Chuck D, is an American rapper, composer, actor, author, radio personality and producer. ... Public Enemy, also known as PE, is a hip hop group from Long Island, New York, known for their politically charged lyrics, criticism of the media, and active interest in the concerns of the African American community. ... Edward Eddie Regan Murphy (born April 3, 1961) is an Academy Award nominated, Golden Globe Award-winning American actor and comedian. ... Charles Charlie Quinton Murphy (born July 12, 1959) is an American writer, actor, and stand-up comedian known for his role on the American television program Chappelles Show. ... John Mackey (born September 24, 1941, New York, New York) is a former American Football tight end who played for the Baltimore Colts (1963-1971) and the San Diego Chargers (1972). ...

External links

Coordinates: 40.679172° N 73.585471° W Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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