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Long Island, State of New York. For Federal identification purposes in 1960, Long Island was designated Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area distinct from, the New York Metropolitan Region Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area. Long Island ranks ninth largest among the nation's 288 SMSA. It is the largest island joining the mainland United States and extends approximately 120 miles as measured from Manhattan (west) to Montauk Point (east). Long Island is much longer than it is wide - the region's width as measured north to south at its widest point is sixteen miles.
The region is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean on the south and east and Long Island Sound on the north. Long Island Sound also separates Long Island from the mainland. The western boundary of Long Island is the East River. Connections to Manhattan may be made via the Queens Midtown Tunnel as well as several bridges. It is conveniently located to a host of major cities such as Baltimore, Philadelphia, Washington D.C. and Boston.
Long Island is divided into four counties - Kings (Brooklyn) and Queens Counties which are part of the City of New York, Nassau and Suffolk. For our purposes, the focus will be on Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Not only do they occupy 87% of Long Island's 1,377 square miles, but nearly everyone visualizes Nassau and Suffolk when referring to Long Island.
Long Island’s governance structure, shaped over centuries, consists of 901 different entities including two cities, 2 counties, 13 towns, 95 villages, and many other special purpose units including water, fire, library and 127 school districts each with its own taxing authority. Nassau County has three townships: Hempstead, North Hempstead and Oyster Bay, and two cities, Long Beach and Glen Cove. The county is made up of 126 municipal corporations including 64 different villages, 56 school districts and 19 legislative districts. Suffolk County has ten townships: Huntington, Babylon, Islip, Smithtown, Brookhaven, Riverhead, Southampton, Southold, East Hampton and Shelter Island. There are 113 municipal corporations including 31 villages, 71 school districts, and 18 legislative bodies.
On January 1, 2011, the population estimate for Nassau was 1,337,556 persons with the town of Hempstead being by far the biggest and contributing to about 56% of the Nassau population. The Town of Hempstead’s population as of Jan 2011 was 758,668. The Town of North Hempstead’s 2011 population was 225,717 while the Town of Oyster had a population of 292,872.
Suffolk County The population estimate for Suffolk, on January 1, 2011, was 1,492,450 persons. The biggest town is the town of Brookhaven with a total population of 486,568, or 32% of the County. The four other western towns, - Huntington, Babylon, Islip, and Smithtown, account for just under 60% of the population of Suffolk County with a combined total of 869,806. The town of Islip is the second biggest town of Suffolk county, with a population of 335,301. The Town of Babylon accounted for 213,565 of the total population and is the third biggest western Suffolk town. The town of Huntington is the fourth biggest with a total population of 203,055.
Founded in 1997, Islandia, New York based NAI Long Island is an affiliate of the most well recognized commercial real estate brand name in the United States – NAI Global. The strategically located Long Island office is based in Islandia is positioned in the epicenter of commerce and industry on Long Island halfway from the western border of Nassau County to the Suffolk County Seat in Riverhead. We are immediately off the Long Island Expressway (Rte 495) at Exit 57.
With over 1.0M SF of managed space and over 2.5M SF of leasing and sale assignments on Long Island, NAI Long Island serves owners, investors, and occupiers by offering integrated, tailored solutions across a full spectrum of commercial real estate services including sales, leasing, and property management. Our team of dedicated professionals is consistently delivering solutions that produce superior results and champion our clients’ business goals. We believe in face-to-face relationships and that hands-on problem solving is fundamental. We become your advocate and are passionate about achieving long term success.
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