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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.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Mineola demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Nassau County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Nassau-Suffolk area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 11514 ZIP code.
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.
30% of Mineola residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Mineola, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $913. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,748.
Libraries in Mineola include Mineola Memorial Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Mineola include Mineola American
Nassau County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mineola political report.
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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