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Westbury is a village in Nassau County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named after a town in Wiltshire, England.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Westbury. For links to other places called Westbury, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Westbury is 40.755N. The longitude is -73.588W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 102 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 14,283.
Site of Roosevelt Raceway, which closed in 1988
Sections below provide additional information and links about Westbury 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 11514 ZIP code.
8% of Westbury residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Westbury ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Westbury was $28,018, compared with $21,587 nationally.
31% of Westbury residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Westbury, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $973. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,862.
Libraries in Westbury include Children's Satellite Library, Robert Bacon Memorial Public Library, Westbury Memorial Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Westbury include Westbury Times
Nassau County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Westbury political report.
The average commute time for Westbury workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Westbury between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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