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Port Washington is in Nassau County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named in the president's honor after he visited nearby Roslyn in 1790.
The latitude of Port Washington is 40.825N. The longitude is -73.698W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 98 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 15,215.
The community developed as a resort area after arrival of the railroad in 1898.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Port Washington 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 11050 ZIP code.
9% of Port Washington residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Port Washington ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Port Washington was $43,815, compared with $21,587 nationally.
54% of Port Washington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Port Washington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,087. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,447.
Libraries in Port Washington include Port Washington Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Port Washington include Port Washington News
Nassau County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Port Washington political report.
The average commute time for Port Washington workers is 37 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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