Welcome to Port Washington

This popular hamlet within the Town of North Hempstead is located in a prime waterside position—directly on a lush peninsula that juts into the Long Island Sound. For the 15,846 residents of “Port,” this translates to a variety of unique, all-season amenities in a comfortable, friendly community with top-tier schools, all just 40 minutes from midtown Manhattan.

Quick Facts

Population

15,846

Female

8,311

Male

7,535

  • White
    11,844
    74.4%
  • Hispanic
    2,116
    13.4%
  • Asian alone
    1,273
    8.0%
  • Black
    346
    2.2%
Median Home Price

$ 769,750

Average Income

$122,058

Median resident age

44.5 years

Port Washington Schools

SchoolGradesSchool LevelState Ranking/# of SchoolsStudent/Teacher Ratio
Carrie Palmer Weber Middle School6-8Middle2017: 143/145511.3
Guggenheim Elementary SchoolK-5Elementary2017: 359/238613.4
Happy Montessori SchoolPK-KPrivate–: –/–3.5
John J Daly Elementary SchoolPK-5Elementary2017: 898/238613.1
John Philip Sousa Elementary SchoolK-5Elementary2017: 220/238614.1
Manorhaven Elementary SchoolK-5Elementary2017: 990/238614.5
Paul D Schreiber Senior High School9-12High2017: 89/122114.5
South Salem Elementary SchoolK-5Elementary2017: 391/238614.2
St Peter Of Alcantara SchoolPK-8Private–: –/–10.5
Vincent Smith School1-12Private–: –/–3.8
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