Lakeview, New York
Welcome sign at Lakeview Plaza at the LIRR station
Location in Nassau County and the state of New York.
Lakeview, New York
Lakeview, New York
Location within the state of New York
Coordinates: 40°40′30″N 73°39′16″W / 40.67500°N 73.65444°W / 40.67500; -73.65444Coordinates: 40°40′30″N 73°39′16″W / 40.67500°N 73.65444°W / 40.67500; -73.65444
Country United States
State New York
County Nassau County, New York
Named forIts proximity to Hempstead Lake
 • Total1.2 sq mi (3.0 km2)
 • Land1.0 sq mi (2.5 km2)
 • Water0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
39 ft (12 m)
 • Total5,615
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
11552, 11570
Area code(s)516
FIPS code36-41003
GNIS feature ID0954975

Lakeview is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in the Town of Hempstead in Nassau County, on Long Island, in New York, United States. The population was 5,615 at the 2010 census.


Lakeview's name reflects upon its proximity to Hempstead Lake at Hempstead Lake State Park.[1]


U.S. Census map of Lakeview.
U.S. Census map of Lakeview.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.1 km2), of which 1.0 square mile (2.6 km2) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) (17.95%) is water.[2]


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At the 2000 census there were 5,607 people, 1,525 households, and 1,287 families in the CDP. The population density was 5,850.2 per square mile (2,255.1/km2). There were 1,569 housing units at an average density of 1,637.1/sq mi (631.0/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 6.90% White, 84.95% African American, 0.32% Native American, 0.48% Asian, 3.44% from other races, and 3.91% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.94%.[3]

Of the 1,525 households 37.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.6% were married couples living together, 26.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.6% were non-families. 11.3% of households were one person and 5.5% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 3.59 and the average family size was 3.81.

The age distribution was 28.3% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 13.5% 65 or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 82.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 75.6 males.

The median household income was $98,036. The per capita income for the CDP was $28,575. About 4.9% of families and 6.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.4% of those under age 18 and 7.7% of those age 65 or over.[4]


  1. ^ Winsche, Richard (October 1, 1999). The History of Nassau County Community Place-Names. Interlaken, New York: Empire State Books. ISBN 978-1557871541.
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  3. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "Geographic Names Information System". United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2008-01-31.