The Roslyns consist of Roslyn, East Hills, Flower Hill, Roslyn Estates, Roslyn Heights, Roslyn Harbor, and Roslyn Country Club, It is about .6 Square Miles and the village population was 2,570. Roslyn was once called Hempstead Harbor, but its named changed to Roslyn on September 7, 1844 due to postal confusion regarding all the other "Hempsteads" in Long Island and their distance from each other .
There were 1,060 households out of which 25.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.3% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 43.1% were non-families. 37.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.89.
In the village the population was spread out with 18.2% under the age of 18, 3.6% from 18 to 24, 30.2% from 25 to 44, 25.3% from 45 to 64, and 22.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 83.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.4 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $72,404, and the median income for a family was $101,622. Males had a median income of $65,156 versus $45,221 for females. The median home value in Roslyn, NY, is $379,470. Home appreciation is -5.53% over the last year. The median age of Roslyn, NY, real estate is 52 years. Renters make up 29.49% of the Roslyn, NY, population. 11.02% of houses and apartments in Roslyn, NY, are unoccupied (vacancy rate).
Roslyn has one of the best school districts in the country. From kindergarten to first grade all students go to the Heights School. There are two elementary schools East Hills School and Harbor Hills School. Roslyn middle school is on Locust lane, students attend the middle school from sixth to eight grades. From ninth to twelfth grade students attend Roslyn High School which is located on Roslyn Road on the corner of Lincoln. Some of the attritions in Roslyn Heights are the Roslyn Duck Pond, the East Hills Pool, The Americana shopping center and the shopping center in Wheatly plaza.
As of August 2011 there are 92 available listings and in past six months there were thirty six closed sales. The average price per square foot for Roslyn Heights NY was $395, an increase of 15.5% compared to the same period last year. The median sales price for homes in Roslyn Heights NY for May 11 to Jul 11 was $682,500 based on 18 home sales. Compared to the same period one year ago, the median home sales price increased 1.9%, or $12,500, and the number of home sales decreased 40%. There are currently 188 resale and new homes in Roslyn Heights on Trulia, including 18 open houses, as well as 23 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. The average listing price for homes for sale in Roslyn Heights NY was $714,044 for the week ending Aug 17, which represents a decrease of 0.2%, or $1,333, compared to the prior week.
The median sales price for homes in Roslyn Heights NY for May 11 to Jul 11 was $682,500. This represents an increase of 6.6%, or $42,500, compared to the prior quarter and an increase of 1.9% compared to the prior year. Sales prices have depreciated 19.7% over the last 5 years in Roslyn Heights. The average listing price for Roslyn Heights homes for sale on Trulia was $714,044 for the week ending Aug 17, which represents a decline of 0.2%, or $1,333, compared to the prior week and a decline of 2.9%, or $20,958, compared to the week ending Jul 27. Average price per square foot for Roslyn Heights NY was $395, an increase of 15.5% compared to the same period last year.