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Nassau County, NY
The county was named for William of Nassau, Prince of Orange

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Nassau County is one of 62 counties in New York.

The county is in the New York metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 1,339,641. This was an increase of  .38% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$72,030
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Nassau County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Nassau County was $49,543. This was an increase of 20.5% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 160% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Mineola
Public transportation: Long Island Bus, Long Island Railroad (See the transit and travel sections below.)


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Ancestry & family history

10% of Nassau County residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Nassau County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Nassau County include All Saints Cemetery, Bayville Cemetery, Beth David Cemetery, Bethpage Cemetery, Brookville Cemetery, Clark Memorial Garden, Council Rock Cemetery, East Hillside Cemetery, Elmont Cemetery, Greenfield Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Nassau County include Albertson, Alden Manor, Atlantic Beach, Baldwin, Baldwin Harbor, Barnum Island, Baxter Estates, Bayville, Bellerose, Bellerose Terrace ... View communities

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Economy
Education

Colleges in Nassau County include Adelphi University, Hofstra University, Long Island University - C.W. Post Campus, Molloy College, Nassau Community College, New York College of Health Professions, New York Institute of Technology - New York, New York Institute of Technology - Old Westbury, Sh'Or Yoshuv Rabbinical College, SUNY Farmingdale ... View colleges

School districts in Nassau County include Baldwin Union Free Schools District, Bellmore Union Free Schools District, Bellmore-Merrick Central High Schools District, Bethpage Union Free Schools District, Carle Place Union Free Schools District, East Meadow Union Free Schools District, East Rockaway Union Free Schools District, East Williston Union Free Schools District, Elmont Union Free Schools District, Farmingdale Union Free Schools District ... View school districts

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Environment
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Health
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Libraries

Libraries in Nassau County include Alden Manor Library, Baldwin Public Library, Bayville Free Library, Bellerose, Bellmore Memorial Library, Bethpage Public Library, Bryant Library, Central Avenue Branch, Children's Satellite Library, East Meadow Public Library ... View libraries

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Media

Newspapers in Nassau County include Baldwin Herlad, Bellmore Herald, East Meadow Herald, Farmingdale Observer, Floral Park Dispatch, Franklin Square-Elmont Herald, Garden City Life, Glen Cove Record-Pilot, Great Neck Record, Hicksville Illustrated News ... View newspapers

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People
Politics

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

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Travel

Hotels in Nassau County include Best Western, Best Western Woodbury Inn, Days Inn, East Norwich Inn, Econo Lodge, Executive Inn at Woodbury, Extended Stay America, Fairfield Inn, Floral Park Motor Lodge, Garden City Hotel ... More hotels

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