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Top 10 Best Hot Jobs in New York's Richest Cities -- Beaches of Long Island

Updated on January 31, 2013

Nassau County/Long Island, New York

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Long Island Prosperity

Nausau County is home to four of the Top 10 Richest Places in America, according to the US Federal Census and Forbes.com business and financial analysts. These communities are

Number 5: Plandome NY

Number 6: Hewlett Neck NY

Number 7: Munsey Park NY

Number 8: Plandome Manor NY

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A markerHewlett Neck NY -
Hewlett Newck, NY, USA
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B markerMunsey NY -
Munsey Park, NY, USA
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C markerPlandome Manor NY -
Plandome Manor, NY, USA
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D markerPlandome NY -
Plandome, NY, USA
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Natural Attractions

While Hewlett Neck is Number Two among the richest in Nassau County, it is south of the the other three that are clustered closely together some 15 miles north on I-495. Plandome, Plandome Manor, and Munsey Park are also just east across Manhasset Bay from Great Neck.

Hewlett Neck's location is approximately four miles north of a long system of recreational and natural beaches visited by many vacationers, but also several scenic wildlife refuges and parks. Leed's Pond and a group of American Bald Eagles are attractions for the three northern communities, but the beaches and the related widlife are as big a draw just minutes to the south.

Many place names in Nausau County contain the term neck, which indicates a narrow section of land offshooting from a wider section. Examples are Hewlett's Neck and Great Neck.

Fire Island

Nassau County circa 1909

Realty Building, Railroad Avenue, corner of Main Street, Freeport, Long Island, NY. Freeport is just southeast of Hewlett.
Realty Building, Railroad Avenue, corner of Main Street, Freeport, Long Island, NY. Freeport is just southeast of Hewlett. | Source

Oyster Bay and Beach

Clubhouse for the Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club in Oyster Bay, Long Island NY in the 1890s.
Clubhouse for the Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club in Oyster Bay, Long Island NY in the 1890s. | Source

Hewlett Neck NY

Hewlett Neck is approximately two miles north of Hewlett NY and is a Village incorporated in 1930, according the the Nassau County villages' combined website.

BEACHES/PARKS - Below Hewlett NY, the Nassau Expressway, Highway 878, leads across the Atlantic Beach Bridge to an island that contains many parks. From west to east, these are Silver Point County Park, Atlantic Beach, East Atlantic Beach, Long Beach Park, Lido Beach (with the Lido Golf Club), Lido Beach Town Park, West Marina, and Point Lookout. Park Street, Beech (like the tree) Street, and Lido Blvd transverse the island, Park becoming Lido; and a railroad line travels south into the middle of Long Beach to a station at Market Street. Restaurants, hotels, spas, a medical center, a high school, a beach club and other facilities are located on this island. Several restaurtns and taverns are located at Point Lookout and the Loop Parkway leaves this end of the island.

Take the Loop Parkway to the Meadowbrook State Parkway and turn south to access another island of beaches east of Long Beach. The second island features:

Jones Beach, Zach's Bay, John F. Kennedy Memorial Wildlife Sanctuary, Today Beach park, Gilgo Beach, and Cedar Beach Park. The highway became Ocean Parkway at the end of Jones Beach, and continues eastward to Captree Stae Park and Captree Isand. The robert Moses Causeway crosses Ocean Parkway north to south and taking the causeway to the south brings you to a third island, which contains many more parklands, beaches, and dunes. This includes the Fire Island National Seashore (link above, right).

Munsey Park NY

The Village of Munsey Park was incorporated in 1931

Plandome Manor NY

This village was Incorporated in 1931 within the borders of the Town of North Hempstead. Nearby Plandome is the richest place in New York and was incorporated as a village in 1911, the year that the position of the South Pole was discovered by explorers. Plandome Heights nearby was incorporated in 1929. All of these villages are fairly wealthy in median income and property values and have access to the job listings and attractions discussed in the Plandome link located above.

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Silver Point County Park, NY 11691, USA
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B markerPoint Lookout NY -
Point Lookout, NY, USA
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C markerFire Island NY -
Fire Island, NY, USA
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Top Job Advertisers

  1. Executive search companies - Confidential listings, company not named.
  2. Citi
  3. Mount Sinai Medical Center
  4. CyberCoders
  5. Pathmark
  6. JPMorgan Chase
  7. Staples - Technology jobs, sales positions' many job listings on Long Island.
  8. Kforce Professional Staffing
  9. Ernst & Young
  10. Planned Parenthood
  11. Waldbaums
  12. PricewaterhouseCoopers
  13. Morgan Stanley
  14. Deloitte

177,600+ Hot Jobs for the Hewlett Area Villages

Hot Jobs 1st QTR 2011:

  1. Business Analysts
  2. Financial Analysts
  3. Investment Counselors
  4. Project Managers - IT
  5. Executive and Admin Assistants
  6. Physical Therapists
  7. Java Developers
  8. Registered Nurses (RNs)
  9. Account Executives
  10. Occupational Therapists

Additional Hot, High Demand Jobs

  1. Web Developers
  2. Sales Representatives
  3. Senior Accountants
  4. Product Managers
  5. Technology Salespeople and Technicians

FORBES

Local Colleges and Universities

  • SUNY Old Westbury
  • Stony Brook University
  • St. Joseph's College
  • Nassau Community College
  • NYIT - Old Westbury
  • Molloy College
  • Five Towns College
  • US Merchant Marine Academy

America's Richest Places

Forbes.com analysts extrated relevant data on population, income, and housing costs from reports available to the public through the US Census Bureau. Median household incomes were fond by related surveys administered from 2005 - 2009. All of these median incomes are higher than shown by some competing publications' using some other sources in the month of January 2011. Two ties for "richest" pccur at numbers 3 and 4, and numbers 9 and 10 below.

  1. Westlake TX
  2. Kenilworth III
  3. Mission Hills KS
  4. Popponesset Island MA (tied with Mission Hills)
  5. Plandome NY
  6. Hewlett Neck NY
  7. Munsey Park NY
  8. Plandome Manor NY
  9. North Beach FL
  10. Village of Chevy Chase Section Five, MD (tied with North Beach)

Reference Link: America's Most Affluent Neighborhoods - Forbes.com

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      speedbird 6 years ago from Nairobi, Kenya

      Very analytical hub..keep it up

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      Patty Inglish 6 years ago from North America

      Hello, hello - Anything you say is OK with me! :) Thanks for reading so many of these.

      speedbird - That's an interesting screen name! Thanks for taking the time to read and commenting.

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