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Centre Island is a village in Nassau County, in the New York metro area.
The latitude of Centre Island is 40.901N. The longitude is -73.52W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 33 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 445.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Centre Island 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 11771 ZIP code.
11% of Centre Island residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Centre Island ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Centre Island was $96,674, compared with $21,587 nationally.
58% of Centre Island residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Centre Island, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $2,001. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $3,725.
Nassau County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Centre Island political report.
The average commute time for Centre Island workers is 46 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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