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Roslyn is a village in Nassau County, in the New York metro area.

The community was named for Roslin Castle in Scotland.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Roslyn. For links to other places called Roslyn, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Roslyn is 40.799N. The longitude is -73.651W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 46 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,587.


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Median household income
Local
$72,404
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Roslyn demographic reports
Roslyn is on the north shore
Former and merged names include:
· Hempstead Harbor
Early paper-making center

Part of the North Shore Gold Coast. Clarence Mackay built one of the great mansions here, on Harbor Hill, bringing in trainloads of dirt to ensure a high vantage point.

Many estates were sold and subdivided for residential development, beginning in the 1930s.

Well-known residents have included:
· William Cullen Bryant, poet
· Michael Crichton, writer
Historic sites and museums: Roslyn Grist Mill
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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6% of Roslyn residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Roslyn ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Roslyn was $47,166, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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55% of Roslyn residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Roslyn include Main Street Historic District (Roslyn), Roslyn Village Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Roslyn, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,549.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $3,128.


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Libraries in Roslyn include Bryant Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Roslyn include Roslyn News

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Nassau County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Roslyn political report.

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The average commute time for Roslyn workers is 37 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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NY communities formerly known as Roslyn:
  �Greenvale, Nassau County

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