Roslyn Heights is an affluent city located in Nassau County, New York, United States. With a population of 2800 at the 2010 census, up from 2350 as of the 2000 census, it is home to numerous Hollywood celebrities. Roslyn Heights and the neighboring city of Old Westbury are together entirely surrounded by the greater Roslyn Area. To be specific, Roslyn is bordered on the northwest by the North Shore neighborhood of Brookeville, on the east by less affluent neighborhoods such as Albertson and Westbury. The area's "Diamond District" is a strip on the north shore of nassau county of affluent neighborhoods, which is formed by the communities Roslyn, Great Neck, and Manhasset. However those from Roslyn and Great Neck tend to much more Jewish than Manhasset. The Jewish Population in these towns account for more than 75% the total population.
Roslyn Heights Residents-
Bernie Madoff- NASDAQ Chairman/Swindler
The Wilpon Family- Owner of the New York Mets
Darryl Strawberry- New York Yankees outfielder
Van Toffler- President of MTV
Christopher Morely- Renowned children's author