Wantagh Real Estate, Homes for Sale




Wantagh, New York is a medium-sized coastal community this both a hamlet and a CDP in the town of Hempstead on Long Island in Nassau County.  It is a wealthy community in comparison to state and national economic standards. It also has a rich nautical history and is known as the “Gateway to Jones Beach.” It is a white collar community and workforce with nearly 90% of workers filling white collar positions. It is blessed with low crime rates and quiet streets. It is  a primarily residential community predominantly single family homes and a high rate of home-ownership. Racially and ethnically it is somewhat diverse and English is the primary language among residents. Fire and rescue services in Wantagh are provided by the Wantagh Volunteer Fire Department and Ambulance services are provided by the Wantagh-Levittown Volunteer Ambulance Corps. Law enforcement for the peaceful community is provided by the Nassau County Auxiliary Police.

Much of the workforce is employed outside Wantagh and commuting is a necessary evil. Average daily commute times for residents are approximately 33 minutes. Public transportation eases the burden of travel and commuter trains are the most popular option. However, bus service via the Nassau Inter-County Expressway is available as well. The community is known for its lively nightlife and features more than a dozen bars, pubs, and clubs right near the LIIR station. Attractions in the community include The Theodore Roosevelt Nature Center, the Wantagh Museum of the Wantagh Preservation Society and others.

The community spans 10.7 square miles. In 2000, the community had a population of 18,971, a population density of 4,936.3 people per square mile and the average family size was 3.7 members. By 2010, the population had dipped 18,871 and the per capita income was $49,127. In 2013, the median household income was $123,338 and the per capita income was $47,166. In the same year, the median house or condo value in Wantagh was $450,581, the mean price on all housing units was $ 521,906 and the median gross rent was $1,558.

Public education is provided by the schools of Wantagh Union Free School District. Local schools include Wantagh Middle School, Wantagh Senior High, Mandalay School and others. Parks in and around the community include Jones Beach State Park, Mill Pond, Twin Lakes Preserve, Wantagh Park and others. The community hosts annual events like a memorial weekend air show and 4th of July festivities to help foster community togetherness and civic pride. Homes for sale range from first-time buyer homes to sprawling luxury properties. Other available real estate includes apartments for rent and condominiums for lease. The home of your dreams awaits in beautiful Wantagh. Call friendly local agent Edward McNulty at (516) 887-3603 today.

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        Number of households 10,790
        Household Avg. Income 127,645
        Avg. year dwelling build 1954
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        Population 32,347
        Population Density 5,137
        Median Age 41
        Average value of the dwelling in which household lives $469,503
        Avg. years a household has lived in dwelling. 25 years
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