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Roosevelt is a Nassau County neighborhood located in the Town of Hempstead on Long Island, New York. It offers a variety of housing options and is known for its diverse population and proximity to major highways, making it a convenient location for commuters.

Local Area Information

Roosevelt is an unincorporated Nassau County community and census-designated place (CDP) located in the Town of Hempstead on Long Island, New York. It is tucked between the communities of Merrick and North Merrick to the east, Baldwin to the west and Uniondale to the north. The village of Freeport, with which its small southeastern segment shares the 11520 ZIP code, lies immediately to the south.

Named for former U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt, the area is a great place to find a variety of single-family homes and multifamily houses, among which are 4-bedroom homes and luxury houses with a pool. Many of the homes have first-floor bedrooms, making them perfect for families with older members or those who need extra accessibility. There are homes offering spacious living areas and large kitchens, along with well-maintained properties that ensure its inhabitants a comfortable and enjoyable living experience.

For those looking for new constructions, Roosevelt offers options with modern amenities and energy-efficient features. These homes are built with the latest technology and are designed to be energy-efficient, thus reducing utility bills. They come with ample space, high-end finishes and modern appliances and also offer a chance to customize the home to one’s taste and preferences.

Rental properties in Roosevelt are a great option for those looking for a more temporary housing solution. Affordable apartments, such as Centennial Gardens, are also available for those on a budget. These apartments offer comfortable living spaces, easy access to public transportation and overall, a great living experience for renters.

The hamlet has a number of accessory apartments and potential mother-daughter homes, which are great options for extended families or those looking for a multigenerational living solution or to generate rental income. These homes offer a versatile space with separate entrances and living areas. There are also vacant lots for those looking to build their own home in the Roosevelt, NY 11575 ZIP code, which is approximately 24 miles southeast of Manhattan, New York City.

General Information

Township: Town of Hempstead | Hempstead, New York

County: Nassau County

Population: 18,066 (2020)

Classification: Hamlet, CDP

Chamber of Commerce: Roosevelt Chamber of Commerce

LIRR Train Station/Schedule:
The LIRR serves Roosevelt via the Freeport Station
and Baldwin Station.
Travel time to Manhattan, Penn Station is about
49 minutes to 1 hour 11 minutes.

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Water District
New York American Water

Gas Company(s)
PSEG Long Island
National Grid

Electric Company(s)
PSEG Long Island

Cable/ Phone/ TV/ Internet Provider(s)
Verizon Fios


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Beaches & Parks

Two of Nassau County’s recreational facilities occupy the Roosevelt area. The two-acre Centennial Park, one of the first parks to be owned by the County, is a popular local spot and has a state-of-the-art playground, picnic tables and playing courts for basketball, tennis and handball. The Reverend Arthur Mackey Sr. Park, located near the Roosevelt Preserve, has a lovely lake, large playground, picnic areas and amenities for baseball, basketball, tennis and handball/paddleball.

The neighborhood is also home to a couple of Hempstead Town’s recreational facilities. Henry Street Park is a local attraction for those who play or love the game of baseball, while Roosevelt Pool features diving boards and a wading pool.

The Schools

Much of the community is in the Roosevelt Union Free School District, whose five public schools are all located in the area.

Small parts of Roosevelt in the southeast and southwest are respectively served by the Freeport Union Free School District and Baldwin Union Free School District.


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