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Population (year 2000): 18,971
Males: 9,243 (48.7%), Females: 9,728 (51.3%)

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Median resident age: 38.5 years
Median household income: $83,916 (year 2000)
Median house value: $251,000 (year 2000)

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Races in Wantagh:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.0%)
  • Hispanic (3.3%)
  • Chinese (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Asian Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: Italian (31.2%), Irish (27.5%), German (21.7%), Polish (6.0%), English (5.2%), Russian (4.4%).

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Land area: 3.8 square miles

Wantagh,

For population 25 years and over in Wantagh

  • High school or higher: 91.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 35.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wantagh CDP

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 68.1%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 3.2%

5.7% Foreign born (2.9% Europe, 1.2% Asia, 1.2% Latin America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NY (3.4 miles Levittown, pop. 53,067).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NY Hempstead, (7.6 miles pop. 755,924).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (28.1 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: NY Seaford, (1.3 miles NY (1.6 miles Bellmore, Wantagh, NY (1.6 miles North Bellmore, NY (2.1 miles North NY (2.7 miles Massapequa, NY (3.1 miles Merrick, Merrick, NY (3.4 miles North NY (3.4 miles Levittown,

Latitude: 40.67 N, Longitude: 73.51 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.7%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (13.8%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (12.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,640 (-19.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,066 (11.8%)

Average climate in Wantagh, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Wantagh-area historical tornado activity is near New York state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/18/1973, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.9 miles away from the Wantagh city center .

On 9/27/1970, a category 2 tornado 1.9 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Matt Preston - College basketball player (Columbia Lions).


Hospitals/medical centers near Wantagh:
  • NASSAU COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (about 5 miles; EAST MEADOW, NY)
  • NEW ISLAND HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; BETHPAGE, NY)
  • BRUNSWICK HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; AMITYVILLE, NY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wantagh:
  • REPUBLIC (about 9 miles; FARMINGDALE, NY; ID: FRG)
  • JOHN F KENNEDY INTL (about 18 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JFK)
  • LA GUARDIA (about 26 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: LGA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Wantagh:
  • SANDS POINT (about 18 miles; PORT WASHINGTON, NY; ID: 7N3)
  • FLUSHING (about 23 miles; NEW YORK/FLUSHING/, NY; ID: FLU)
  • EVERS (about 23 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: 6N6)

Amtrak station near Wantagh:
  • 20 miles: KENNEDY AIRPORT NEW YORK (QUEENS, ) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar and vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wantagh:
  • SUNY COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY AT FARMINGDALE (about 6 miles; FARMINGDALE, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,831)
  • HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; HEMPSTEAD, NY; FT enrollment: 10,842)
  • NASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; GARDEN CITY, NY; FT enrollment: 13,710)
  • ADELPHI UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; GARDEN CITY, NY; FT enrollment: 4,074)
  • NEW YORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY-OLD WESTBURY (about 10 miles; OLD WESTBURY, NY; FT enrollment: 4,459)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT OLD WESTBURY (about 10 miles; OLD WESTBURY, NY; FT enrollment: 2,594)
  • LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY-C W POST CAMPUS (about 13 miles; BROOKVILLE, NY; FT enrollment: 6,605)
Public high school in Wantagh:
  • WANTAGH SHS (Students: 968; Location: 3297 BELTAGH AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Wantagh:
  • WANTAGH SCHOOL (Students: 866; Location: 1765 BEECH ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WANTAGH MS (Students: 817; Location: 3299 BELTAGH AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • FOREST LAKE SCHOOL (Students: 497; Location: 3100 BELTAGH AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MANDALAY SCHOOL (Students: 430; Location: 2667 BAYVIEW AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • LEE ROAD SCHOOL (Students: 335; Location: 901 LEE RD; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle school in Wantagh:
  • MAPLEWOOD SCHOOL (Students: 200; Location: 2166 WANTAGH AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Wantagh:
  • WANTAGH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,474,643; Location: 3285 PARK AVENUE; 136,670 books; 3,521 audio materials; 4,400 video materials; 749 serial subscriptions)

Cemeteries: Pet Cemetery (1), Oakfield Cemetery (2).

Reservoirs: Seaman Pond (A), Wantagh Pond (B).

Parks in Wantagh include: Wantagh Park (1), Millpond Park (2).


Wantagh compared to New York state average:
  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Wantagh:
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WHLI (1100 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HEMPSTEAD, NY)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBB (1240 AM; 1 kW; FREEPORT, NY; Owner: WGBB-AM, INC.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wantagh:
  • WKJY (98.3 FM; HEMPSTEAD, NY; Owner: LONG ISLAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHPC (90.3 FM; GARDEN CITY, NY; Owner: NASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W217AF (91.3 FM; HUNTINGTON STATION, NY; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WLIR-FM (92.7 FM; GARDEN CITY, NY; Owner: JARAD BROADCASTING COMPANY INC.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WRHU (88.7 FM; HEMPSTEAD, NY; Owner: HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)

TV broadcast stations around Wantagh:
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLIW (Channel 21; GARDEN CITY, NY; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WPXU-LP (Channel 38; AMITYVILLE, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WLIG-LP (Channel 54; MINEOLA, NY; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W27CB (Channel 27; HEMPSTEAD, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)

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