Douglaston-Little Neck has a population of 27,000, about 60% are between the ages of 25 and 65 years old, with a median income of about $72,000.
Douglaston-Little Neck is surrounded by Long Island’s North Shore and Great Neck, Glen Oaks, and Bayside; having zip codes 11362, 11363 and area codes 718, 347, 929, 917.
Transportation is convenient by the LIRR Port Washington line, NYC subway, numerous bus routes, and car. Douglaston Little Neck is about 30 minutes from Manhattan using public transportation or car; and about 1 hour by public transportation and 15 minutes by car to LaGuardia & Kennedy International Airports.
Douglaston Little Neck school district 26 has 4 elementary (1 is special needs), 1 middle, 1 high school (Benjamin Cardozza), is 15 minutes from Queens College, and ranked among the higher performing school districts in NYC. Private schools are: Divine Wisdom Catholic Academy, St. Anastasia, Long Island Hebrew Academy, North Shore Hebrew Academy, Holy Martyrs Armenian, Cathedral College of Immaculate Conception, Sacred Heart Catholic Academy, and nearby St. John’s University. Douglaston Little Neck has 2 library branch locations. District 26 is the city’s highest achieving district. Its neighborhood schools have veteran teachers, plenty of books and supplies and parents who put a premium on good education reflecting high standard parents’ values.
Parks, recreation, and entertainment in Douglaston-Little Neck are Udall’s Cove Park Preserve Wildlife Sanctuary, Catherine Turner Richardson, Joseph B. Hellmann, Overlook Park, Douglaston Park Public Golf Course, Douglaston Country Club, and Douglaston Yacht Squadron with close by Alley Pond, Louis Pasteur, Admiral Playground, Memorial Field, Glenwood Landing, Nassau Mall, Challenge Playground, Crocheron, Lakeville, Cutter Mill, Oakland, Pembroke, Linnaeus, Great Neck Estates, Bayside Yard, and John Golden Parks for all recreational activities, nature trails, sports, boating, farmer’s markets, special events, BBQ, and picnics. Douglaston-Little Neck is also just minutes away from NY Mets Baseball Citi Field, Horse Racing Belmont Park (home of the Belmont Stakes), and the United States Tennis Association Tennis Center at Flushing Meadow Park (home of the US Open and World’s Fair).
Famous Douglaston Little Neck people, movies, events, and landmarks are: Actresses Joan Crawford, Angela Landsbury, Ginger Rogers, Actor and restaurant namesake Arthur Treacher, Award winning Pianist Claudio, Baseball Player Whitey Ford, Tennis Player & Sportscaster Brothers John and Patrick McEnroe and Mary Carillo, Football Players John Mathew Canella, Dick Lynch, CIA Head George Tenet, Chess Champion and Author Dr. Anthony Saidy, Celebrity Chef Lidia Bastianich, Dean of Yale School of Architecture Deborah Berke, Alan Kalter from the Late Show with David Letterman, Jean Nidetch founder of Weight Watchers. Landmarks and Events are Douglaston and Douglaston Manor Civic Associations, Douglaston Little Neck Historical Society, Douglaston Hill Historic District, the Little Neck Clam, Douglaston Historic District, Allen-Belville House, Cornelius Van Wyck House, Memorial Day Parade, Theater á la Cartè, Douglaston Community Theater players, National Art League, Douglaston Plaza Shopping Center, Douglaston Chess Congress annual championships.