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The Incorporated Village of Sea Cliff is a village located within the Town of Oyster Bay in Nassau County, New York. As of the United States 2010 Census, the village population was 4,995. The village is part of the North Shore School District.

Notable residents have included poet, journalist and editor William Cullen Bryant, inventor and entrepreneur LaMarcus Adna Thompson (who established Sea Cliff’s Thompson Park residential development), poet and journalist Alfred Lansing, author of Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage, Pulitzer Prize–winning short story writer Robert Olen Butler, Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Dan Fagin, actress Natalie Portman, Emmy-award-winning comedian Kate McKinnon, John Rzeznik, frontman of the rock band Goo Goo Dolls, and cartoonist Arnold Levin.

The village has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.2 km2) of which, 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2) of it is land and 0.9 square miles (2.3 1cm2) of it (44.67%) is water. Demographics

There are 2,013 families residing in the village and the population density is 4,655.1 people per square mile.  The average household size is 2.50 and the average family size is 3.06. In the village, the population is spread out with 24.1% under the age of 18, 4.6% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 27.8% from 45 to 64, and 15.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age is 42 years.

Several buildings in Sea Cliff, mostly Victorian houses, are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Many of them were built as summer homes as part of Sea Cliff’s late nineteenth century role as a resort town, and they have been collectively called “one of the best collections of late Victorian era architecture in Nassau County.”

References

1. “US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990. United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. 2.  ‘American FactFinder”.
2.United States Census Bureau. http://factfindcr.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-3 1. External links
3. Retrieved from “http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sea_Cliff,_New_York

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