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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.
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.
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.
48% of Plainview residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Plainview, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $823. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,979.
Libraries in Plainview include Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Plainview include Plainview-Old Bethpage Herald
Nassau County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Plainview political report.
Plainview restaurants taking online reservations include Maxwell and Dunne's ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Plainview workers is 35 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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