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Community Analysis
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January 21, 2013

Community Analysis: COMMUNITY ASSESSMENT AND ANALYSIS

New Hyde Park Community.
New Hyde Park is a merged region of North Hempstead, situated in Nassau County, Long Island, New York. It has a land area of eighty-six square miles and zero square miles of water. It was a unique and historic settlement, of the ancient times. The first settlers were Dutch and English, followed by Irish polish and Germans. In 1990, Jewish families began settling in. Although the settlement began in 1624, George Clark a former Secretory of the Province gave the name Hyde Park after his wife, Ann Hyde. (New Hyde Park, New York, 2012).The village formerly a farmland experienced rapid growth and development in 1930and was turned into and a village with several home.
The Geopolitical communities are designed by natural or human made boundaries (Maurer and Smith, 2009). It holds community safer for the residents and the governing body. The New Hyde Park community is bordered by human made boundaries. The eastern and western borders are Herrick’s Road and the Eleventh Avenue respectively. Stewart Manor Road in Garden City borders the south. Northern Boulevard in Manhasset Hills borders the north. Presently Jericho Turnpike divides it into two sections north and south with 86 square miles of land and zero squares of water. Geopolitical communities within this a few luxury gated communities. Political communities and low enforcement jurisdictions.
The weather of the community fluctuates according to the seasons. The usual temperature throughout winter stays within 25 to 42 degrees Fahrenheit. In the summer, it hikes up, and ranges between at 68 to 85 Fahrenheit. Natural disasters like flood, blizzards, snowstorms, heavy rains hurricanes, power outrage, water shortage common here. In the light of the latest census available (2010)…...

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