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Syosset, New York
The residents of Syosset are members of the Syosset Central School District and students attend the Syosset High School.
Syosset is located at 40°48'46" North, 73°30'3" West (40.812743, -73.500949).
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 18,544 people, 6,281 households, and 5,307 families residing in the CDP. The population density is 1,434.8/km² (3,719.7/mi²). There are 6,354 housing units at an average density of 491.6/km² (1,274.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP is 85.26% White, 0.50% African American, 0.04% Native American, 12.66% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.56% from other races, and 0.98% from two or more races. 2.92% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. Syosset is known for a large Jewish population.
There are 6,281 households out of which 39.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.7% are married couples living together, 7.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 15.5% are non-families. 13.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.92 and the average family size is 3.21.
In the CDP the population is spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 26.3% from 25 to 44, 27.1% from 45 to 64, and 15.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 41 years. For every 100 females there are 96.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.5 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP is $90,929, and the median income for a family is $99,704. Males have a median income of $68,255 versus $44,229 for females. The per capita income for the CDP is $38,537. 2.8% of the population and 1.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 2.4% of those under the age of 18 and 4.3% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
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