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Lindenhurst is a village in Suffolk County, in the New York metro area.

The community was named for the linden trees growing in the area.

The latitude of Lindenhurst is 40.686N. The longitude is -73.373W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 30 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 28,469.


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Median household income
Local
$61,667
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lindenhurst demographic reports
Lindenhurst is on Great South Bay.
Former and merged names include:
· Breslau
Developers targeted lot sales toward German families.
Well-known residents have included:
· Dan Lauria, actor
· Pat Benatar, singer
Historic sites and museums: Old Village Hall Museum, Old Depot
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 108

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16% of Lindenhurst residents report German ancestry, and 21% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lindenhurst ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lindenhurst was $22,150, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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16% of Lindenhurst residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Lindenhurst, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $766.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,624.


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Libraries in Lindenhurst include Lindenhurst Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Suffolk County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lindenhurst political report.

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The average commute time for Lindenhurst workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Lindenhurst between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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