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  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
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  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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Centre Island is a suburb of New York City with a population of 472. Centre Island is in Nassau County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in Centre Island offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Residents of Centre Island tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Centre Island are highly rated.
About Centre Island...
Population
472

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,658,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$2,375
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    8%
  • Own
    92%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    241.5
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    241.5
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    0
    500.1
  • Theft
    483.1
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    7%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    4%
  • 35-44 years
    6%
  • 45-54 years
    22%
  • 55-64 years
    18%
  • 65+ years
    25%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    35%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    35%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    16%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    11%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%

Working in Centre Island

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$155,278
National
$55,322
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Centre Island Reviews

3 reviews
The Incorporated Village of Centre Island is a beautiful, bucolic waterfront community located on the north shore of Nassau county; within the Town of Oyster Bay, sharing its zip code with Oyster Bay, 11771. Nearest town: Bayville, New York.
Public school: Oyster Bay-East Norwich Central School District; an excellent school system, with many Centre Island families sending their children to the OB-EN schools.
Private school options: The Green Vale School, East Woods School, St. Dominic's, Our Lady of Mercy Academy, Long Island Lutheran Middle & High School, Long Island School for the Gifted, and finally, Friends Academy in Locust Valley, serving Playgroup/Nursery - Grade 12.
Centre Island has its own private police department located at the entrance to Centre Island.
Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club, one of the world’s oldest private yacht clubs, is located on Centre Island.
Centre Island includes humans of all ages, from birth to nonagenarians; a delightful place to reside.
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The local businesses are all generally pretty good.
Most people who live in the area work somewhere else.