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Plainview is in Nassau County, in the New York metro area.

The community was named for its view of the nearby prairie

The latitude of Plainview is 40.776N. The longitude is -73.467W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 151 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 25,637.


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Median household income
Local
$90,529
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Plainview demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Manetto Hill
Once a major source of cucumbers for pickles
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Sports teams: Long Island Rough Riders (USL soccer)
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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Sections below provide additional information and links about Plainview 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 11804 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

7% of Plainview residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Plainview ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Plainview was $36,634, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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48% of Plainview residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Plainview, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $823.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,979.


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Libraries in Plainview include Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Plainview include Plainview-Old Bethpage Herald

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

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Plainview restaurants taking online reservations include Maxwell and Dunne's ... View restaurants

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The average commute time for Plainview workers is 35 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Plainview include Holiday Inn, Inn at Plainview, Residence Inn.

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