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

The community was named after a town in Wiltshire, England.

The latitude of Old Westbury is 40.788N. The longitude is -73.6W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 164 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,385.


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Median household income
Local
$155,749
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Old Westbury demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Plain Edge
· Wallage
· Westbury
· Wood Edge
Wealthy New Yorkers began building estates here in the late 1800s
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 3. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.7 per 1,000 people.
Local ZIP code 11568 was identified by American Demographics magazine as the 10th most affluent ZIP in the U.S. (April 2005)
Filming location for:
· 1959 movie, "North by Northwest"
· 1994 movie, "Wolf"
· 1999 movie, "Cruel Intentions"
· 1970 movie, "Love Story"
Well-known residents have included:
· Tommy Hitchcock Jr, polo player
Historic sites and museums: Old Westbury Gardens
Colleges and universities: SUNY Old Westbury, New York Institute of Technology

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6% of Old Westbury residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Old Westbury ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Old Westbury was $70,089, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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64% of Old Westbury residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Old Westbury, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,642.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $4,001.


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

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The average commute time for Old Westbury workers is 37 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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