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

The community was named by the railroad.

The latitude of Bellmore is 40.668N. The longitude is -73.527W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 16 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 16,441.


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Median household income
Local
$74,976
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Bellmore demographic reports
Bellmore is on the south shore.
Former and merged names include:
· New Bridge
· Little Neck
· Whale Neck
Bellmore boomed after World War II.
Well-known residents have included:
· President Theodore Roosevelt
· William Casey, CIA director
· Lenny Bruce, comedian
Local festivals include:
  • Street Festival - Sept. 27-30, 2007
  • Long Island International Film Expo - July 12-19, 2007
  • Bellmore Family Street Festival - Sept. 27-30, 2007
Dates often change. Check Bellmore web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Sagamore Hill National Historic Site
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 Bellmore 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 11710 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

14% of Bellmore residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bellmore ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bellmore was $32,034, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

38% of Bellmore residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Bellmore, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $922.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,914.


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Libraries in Bellmore include Bellmore Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Bellmore include Bellmore Herald

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

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

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