Glen Head is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) located within the Town of Oyster Bay in Nassau County, New York, United States. As of the United States 2010 Census, the population of Glen Head was 4,697.
It is essential to note that with the exception of the Incorporated Villages of Old Westbury and Mill Neck; the villages of Brookville, Old Brookville, Upper Brookville, Muttontown and Roslyn Harbor do not have post offices or zip codes of their own. Consequently, areas within these communities are served by the Glen Head post office and therefore use this hamlet merely for mailing addresses, despite the physical address being within the limits of an incorporated village.
Glen Head is located at 40°50′26″N 73°37′08″W.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.1 km2), all land.
Glen Head has transportation connections via its bus line (N27) and its rail line Long Island Rail Road to New York City and three major roads: Glen Cove Road, Glen Head Road, and Glen Cove Avenue.
As of the 2010 census the population of the Census designated place was 4,697. The population was 91.8% White 86.2% Non-Hispanic white, 0.9% Black or African American, 0.1% Native American, 3.4% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander, 2.3% from other races, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.1% of the population.
As of the census of 2000, there were 4,625 people, 1,681 households, and 1,314 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,870.7 per square mile (1,109.1/km2).