Why do people overexaggerate how bad Elmont is?
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#1 May 11, 2013
I've noticed a certain individual complaining about how bad Elmont is and how black people destroyed it but FACTS and REALITY suggest otherwise. Elmont actually is better than many White communities in Nassau County.
ELMONT (NASSAU CO):
Racial Makeup: 46% Black and 29% White
Median Household Income:$83,573
Poverty Rate: 5.8%
Greatschools rating:[8/10 Sewanhaka SD] and [6/10 Elmont SD]
INWOOD (NASSAU CO):
Racial Makeup: 48% White and 24% Black
Median Household Income:$56,364
Poverty Rate: 12.5%
Greatschools rating:[6/10 Lawrence SD]
FARMINGDALE (NASSAU CO):
Racial Makeup: 85% White
Median Household Income:$75,905
Poverty Rate: 6.1%
Greatschools Rating:[7/10 Farmingdale SD]
OYSTER BAY (NASSAU CO):
Racial Makeup: 85% White and 3% Black
Median Household Income:$74,811
Poverty Rate: 3.8%
Greatschools rating:(7/10 Oyster Bay-East Norwich SD)
NEW YORK STATE AVERAGE:
Racial Makeup: 66% White and 16% Black
Median Household Income:$56,951
Poverty Rate: 14.5%
There really comes a time when ignorance just must come to an end. I look forward to reading your responses..
#2 May 11, 2013
Oyster Bay: 57%
My source is the census quickfacts links posted above..
#3 Jul 17, 2013
Elmont is ranked number 5 in worst neighborhoods in long island. I can't walk my dog without a weapon anymore cuz the blacks jumped me n tried to take my dog from me.
#4 Aug 9, 2013
What ranking are you talking about? There's been no such ranking ever made.
#5 Sep 2, 2013
They don't take into account the minority illegal tenants that live in almost every house in Elmont.
Elmont died a slow death from 1997 to present
KNEEGROW savages run wild
#6 Nov 8, 2013
Google search it
#7 Nov 8, 2013
True as this may be even in the shittiest most racist white neighborhood one can walk around at night without worrying about much. Sure they may scream a racial slur or give u that dirty minority look. But looks n words only do so much. However being a resident of elmont, i can't say the same. With black teens playing that violent game "knockout" or simply roaming the streets in groups attempting to provoke a dispute. Or simply to rob an individual. Sure its not all the blacks in elmont, but just go into western beef n see the disgruntled disputes n low life trash that work behind the counter. Elmont may not be east NY, or south Bronx but it is a ghetto and unfortunately many of the individuals causing people to feel this way are black. I myself am black n hope that the whites reclaim elmont n kick all these ghetto coons out so that my children may walk the streets in peace.
#9 Jun 27, 2015
#10 Nov 20, 2015
Belmont is disgusting... They make themselves disgusting... What kind of court system would let a lunatic vet tech cut off a dogs ears and legs without having used any type of sedating meds... And they let this lunatic off with no jail time... Now he can go and attack you or your child... It's obvious this guy is sick in the head... I was reading this happened in Belmont...
#11 Mar 12, 2016
One thing elmont has going for it is the lack of any real gang violence problem. That being said, I'm surprised it's not a better place to live. There is no downtown area with restaurants, etc which makes the place look worse than it is.
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