|Official Name:||Halesite, New York|
|Pushpin Map:||New York|
|Pushpin Map Caption:||Location within the state of New York|
|Subdivision Name:||United States|
|Subdivision Name1:||New York|
|Area Total Km2:||2.5|
|Area Land Km2:||2.2|
|Area Water Km2:||0.2|
|Area Total Sq Mi:||1.0|
|Area Land Sq Mi:||0.9|
|Area Water Sq Mi:||0.1|
|Population As Of:||2000|
|Population Density Km2:||1155.2|
|Population Density Sq Mi:||2991.9|
|Utc Offset Dst:||-4|
|Postal Code Type:||ZIP code|
|Blank Name:||FIPS code|
|Blank1 Name:||GNIS feature ID|
Halesite is a hamlet (and a census-designated place) on East Neck on the North Shore of Long Island in Suffolk County, New York, United States. Named after Nathan Hale, a captain in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War who was captured at a tavern in Halesite. There is a rock with a tribute to him at the intersection of Mill Dam Road and New York Avenue. The population was 2,582 at the 2000 census. the area has been protected by the Halesite FIre Department since 1901, as well as the remainder of Huntington Bay.
Halesite is located at (40.886048, -73.411590)Web site: States Census Bureau] US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990]. 2011-04-23. 2011-02-12. .
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.0 square miles (2.5 km²), of which, 0.9 square miles (2.2 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (9.38%) is water.
As of the censusWeb site: States Census Bureau] American FactFinder]. 2008-01-31. of 2000, there were 2,582 people, 1,014 households, and 707 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,991.9 per square mile (1,159.2/km²). There were 1,049 housing units at an average density of 1,215.6/sq mi (471.0/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.27% White, 1.59% African American, 0.08% Native American, 0.93% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.77% from other races, and 1.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.10% of the population.
There were 1,014 households out of which 29.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.1% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.2% were non-families. 23.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.03.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 21.2% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 30.0% from 45 to 64, and 13.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 98.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.5 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $96,972, and the median income for a family was $122,842. Males had a median income of $67,438 versus $52,632 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $46,652. About 1.8% of families and 3.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.4% of those under age 18 and 20.4% of those age 65 or over.