Manhasset Facts and Figures
Manhasset is 8.5 miles square, broken down as follows:
- Manhasset unincorporated areas: (2.4 square miles)
- Munsey Park (.5 square miles)
- Plandome Village (.5 square miles)
- Plandome Heights Village (.5 square miles)
- Plandome Manor Village (.2 square miles)
- Flower Hill* (1.6 square miles)
- North Hills (2.8 square miles)
- Has 13 Houses of Worship
- Has 3 Public Schools
- Has 6 Private Schools
- Is approximately 28 “express minutes” to Manhattan by Railroad
- Has one of the lowest student/teacher ratios in Nassau County Public Schools – 12:1
- Ranks in the top 5 of “spending per child” levels in the Nassau County Public Schools
- Has 80% of its students going on to four-year colleges
- Is in the 3rd Congressional District; 7th Senatorial District; 16th Assembly District
- Is actually the home of “Shelter Rock”, a 1,800-ton boulder which arrived during the Ice Age, and is now one of the largest boulders on Long Island and is a Landmark.
- Is an Indian term which translates to “The Island Neighborhood”
- First welcomed the Long Island Rail Road in June 1898, bringing with it the start of the modernization we know today.
*These figures also include small parts of other towns, as there are no definitive town boundaries within these villages.