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Plainedge is in Nassau County, in the New York metro area.
So named because it was next to prairie
The latitude of Plainedge is 40.717N. The longitude is -73.484W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 66 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 9,195.
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15% of Plainedge residents report German ancestry, and 21% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Plainedge ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Plainedge was $25,752, compared with $21,587 nationally.
24% of Plainedge residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Plainedge, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $725. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,745.
Nassau County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Plainedge political report.
The average commute time for Plainedge workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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