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Roosevelt is in Nassau County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named after President Theodore Roosevelt
The latitude of Roosevelt is 40.678N. The longitude is -73.589W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 39 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 15,854.
The local economy has declined markedly over the last 30 years
Sections below provide additional information and links about Roosevelt demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Nassau County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Nassau-Suffolk area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 11520 ZIP code.
1% of Roosevelt residents report German ancestry, and 1% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Roosevelt ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Roosevelt was $16,950, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Roosevelt residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Roosevelt, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $853. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,640.
Libraries in Roosevelt include Roosevelt Public Library ... View libraries
Nassau County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Roosevelt political report.
The average commute time for Roosevelt workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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