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Brookville is a village in Nassau County, in the New York metro area.

The latitude of Brookville is 40.813N. The longitude is -73.567W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 236 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,126.


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Median household income
Local
$200,001
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Brookville demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Wolver Hollow
· Wolverhampton
· Sucos
· Suco's Wigwam
New York millionaires established estates here in the early 1900s.

The federal government built a Nike missle site here in 1958.

Well-known residents have included:
· Marjorie Merriweather Post, heiress
Colleges and universities: Long Island University - C.W. Post campus

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9% of Brookville residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Brookville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Brookville was $84,375, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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68% of Brookville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Brookville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $950.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $4,001.


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National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WCWP.

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

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The average commute time for Brookville workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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