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)


  • Population: 8,080 (2010 census)
  • 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.