Multiple communities in and around Port Washington are among 50 Long Island towns that made Niche.com’s list of the 2017 best places to raise a family in New York.
Port Washington, Port Washington North, Sands Point, Munsey Park and Manhasset all made the statewide rankings.
This seems to be a reoccurring theme. Niche also named these communities as some of the best places to live in New York in 2017.
These rankings were created using information about public schools, crime rates, cost of living and family friendly amenities. Data was pulled from the U.S. Census, FBI, BLS, CDC, and other sources, according to Niche.
Heidi Spellman was born and raised in Plandome and her Grandfather was a former Mayor of Munsey Park. She graduated Manhasset High School and was a resident of Beacon Hill, Port Washington for 20 years, both of her daughters graduated Schreiber High School.