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Mineola is a village in Nassau County, in the New York metro area.

It is the county seat.

One tradition says the community was named for an Indian chief; another says it is an Indian term meaning "much water"

The latitude of Mineola is 40.749N. The longitude is -73.641W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 108 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 19,164.


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Median household income
Local
$60,706
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Mineola demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Haviland
· Hempstead Branch
· Hempstead Plains
· Havilandville
Pioneer aviator Glenn Hammond Curtiss operated an airfield here, 1919-1929
Well-known residents have included:
· Lenny Bruce, comedian
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Panera Bread, Starbucks
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.)

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Ancestry & family history

12% of Mineola residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mineola ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mineola was $28,890, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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30% of Mineola residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Mineola, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $913.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,748.


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

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Newspapers in Mineola include Mineola American

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

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The average commute time for Mineola workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Mineola between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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