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Encyclopedia > Uniondale, New York
Uniondale, New York
Coordinates: 40°42′11″N 73°35′28″W / 40.70306, -73.59111
Country United States
State New York
County Nassau
Area
 - Total 2.7 sq mi (6.9 km²)
 - Land 2.7 sq mi (6.9 km²)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km²)
Elevation 52 ft (16 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 23,011
 - Density 8,676.5/sq mi (3,350.0/km²)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 11500-11599
Area code(s) 516
FIPS code 36-76089
GNIS feature ID 0968229
Looking east over Uniondale

Uniondale is a hamlet (and census-designated place) as well as a suburb of New York City in Nassau County, New York, United States, on Long Island, in the Town of Hempstead. The population was 23,011 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. ... 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. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixel Image in higher resolution (2816 × 2112 pixel, file size: 713 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Photograph looking east over Uniondale including Nassau Coliseum, Hempstead Turnpike and Reckson Plaza. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixel Image in higher resolution (2816 × 2112 pixel, file size: 713 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Photograph looking east over Uniondale including Nassau Coliseum, Hempstead Turnpike and Reckson Plaza. ... Administrative divisions of New York State differ from those in certain other countries and most U.S. states, leading to misunderstandings regarding the governmental nature of an area. ... A census-designated place (CDP) is an area identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical reporting. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... 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. ... This article is about the island in New York State. ... The Town of Hempstead is one of the three towns (otherwise known as civil townships) in Nassau County, New York, United States. ...

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Geography

Uniondale is located at 40°42′11″N, 73°35′28″W (40.703097, -73.591070)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 6.9 km² (2.7 mi²), all land. It is a diverse hamlet and neighbors the diverse towns like Hempstead, Roosevelt, Freeport, Garden City and East Meadow. 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. ... Hempstead is the name of some places in the United States of America: Hempstead County, Arkansas Hempstead, New York, the name of both a village and a town New Hempstead, New York Hempstead, Texas There are also a number of places named Hampstead in the world. ... Roosevelt is a surname of Dutch origin, with the literal meaning of rose field. ... Freeport is the name of several localities. ... Garden City is the name of several places around the world. ... East Meadow is a census-designated place located in Nassau County, New York. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 23,011 people, 6,026 households, and 4,826 families residing in Uniondale. The population density was 3,352.7/km² (8,676.5/mi²). There were 6,201 housing units at an average density of 903.5/km² (2,338.1/mi²). Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ...


The racial makeup Uniondale is 26.97% White, 55.53% African American, 0.35% Native American, 2.10% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 9.95% from other races, and 5.01% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 22.86% of the population. Uniondale's Black/African American population includes a high concentration of Caribbean immigrants.


There were 6,026 households out of which 39.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.9% were married couples living together, 20.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.9% were non-families. 16.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.66 and the average family size was 3.95. 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 village, the population was spread out with 26.5% under the age of 18, 9.7% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 12.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 90.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.5 males.


The median income for a household in Uniondale is $61,410, and the median income for a family was $67,264. Males had a median income of $32,417 versus $31,169 for females. Uniondale's per capita income is $19,069. About 6.0% of families and 8.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.0% of those under age 18 and 12.9% 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. ...


Sports

Westbound on Charles Lindberg Blvd towards Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
Westbound on Charles Lindberg Blvd towards Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

Uniondale is home to the NHL's New York Islanders and the New York Dragons of the Arena Football League, both of whom play at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. It is also home to the Mitchel Athletic Complex which hosts the Long Island Rough Riders, an amateur soccer team, and the Major League Lacrosse's Long Island Lizards. The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball is also looking into having a team in Uniondale. This will only go through if the coliseum renovation and redevelopment starts, but as for now there is going to be no minor league team in Uniondale in the foreseeable future. A team in Uniondale would make a rival for the Long Island Ducks which are located in Central Islip, NY , also Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 529 pixelsFull resolution (953 × 630 pixel, file size: 346 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 529 pixelsFull resolution (953 × 630 pixel, file size: 346 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, commonly known as Nassau Coliseum (or simply The Coliseum), is a multi-purpose indoor arena in Uniondale, New York, on Long Island. ... NHL redirects here. ... The New York Islanders are a professional ice hockey team based in Uniondale, a hamlet located on Long Island in Town of Hempstead, Nassau County, New York, United States. ... Conference National Division Eastern Year founded 1995 Home arena Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum City, State Uniondale, New York Head Coach Weylan Harding ArenaBowl championships none Conference titles none Division titles 8: 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2003, 2004, 2005 Wild Card berths 3: 1995, 2001, 2006 The New York Dragons are... The Arena Football League (AFL) was founded in 1987 as an American football indoor league. ... The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, commonly known as Nassau Coliseum (or simply The Coliseum), is a multi-purpose indoor arena in Uniondale, New York, on Long Island. ... The Mitchel Athletic Complex is located in Uniondale, New York. ... The Long Island Rough Riders are an American professional soccer team, that play in the USL Second Division, the third level in the American soccer pyramid. ... Major League Lacrosse is a professional outdoor Lacrosse league that is made up of teams within the United States. ... The Long Island Lizards are a professional Lacrosse team based in Uniondale, New York. ... The Long Island Ducks are an Atlantic League team based in Central Islip, New York. ...


Uniondale was also home to one-third of WWF's WrestleMania 2. World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... WrestleMania 2 was the second annual WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view event from the World Wrestling Federation (although the first WrestleMania was only on pay-per-view in select areas). ...


Music

Uniondale is home to The Leaders of the New School, an early hip-hop group with ties to Public Enemy. Busta Rhymes, known most notably for his solo projects, was the only member of The Leaders of the New School to launch a successful solo career. The 2006 Vans Warped Tour was held in the parking lot of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, as was the 2007 Warped Tour. The Leaders of the New School were an American hip hop crew composed of Uniondale, New York-natives Charlie Brown, Dinco D, Busta Rhymes and Cut Monitor Milo. ... 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. ... Trevor Smith (born on May 20, 1972), better known as Busta Rhymes, is an American hip hop musician and actor. ... Warped Tour is a touring music and extreme sports festival. ... The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, commonly known as Nassau Coliseum (or simply The Coliseum), is a multi-purpose indoor arena in Uniondale, New York, on Long Island. ... Warped Tour is a touring music and extreme sports festival. ...


Movies

A scene from the movie The Godfather was filmed in Mitchell Field, which is part of Uniondale. This article is about the 1972 film. ...


External links

Coordinates: 40.700278° N 73.593333° W Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Uniondale, New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (486 words)
Uniondale is a hamlet (and census-designated place) located in Nassau County, New York (Long Island).
The median income for a household in Uniondale is $61,410, and the median income for a family is $67,264.
Uniondale is home to the NHL's New York Islanders and the New York Dragons of the AFL, both of whom play at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
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