Job growth is expected to climb steadily in Elmont, but most people who live in the area still commute to work or school in Brooklyn, Queens or Manhattan. In addition to a growing number of young families, students interested in completing a degree program at a reputable university may also feel at home in this community since more than half of Elmont's residents have attained some level of college education. As a matter of fact, Queens College, St. John's University in New York and Nassau Community College are all located within ten miles of town.

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Affectionately known as "The Gateway to Long Island," Elmont, New York is situated directly on the border of Queens and is commonly recognized as a commuter town. With a total area of 3.4 square miles and approximately 35,000 residents, it is also an ideal location for modern single-family homes and condominiums. A handful of homes built prior to the 1940s can still be found in neighborhoods like Town Center and Alden Manor as well.

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