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Glen Cove is a city in Nassau County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named for Glencoe, Scotland.
The latitude of Glen Cove is 40.862N. The longitude is -73.634W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 23 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 26,781.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Glen Cove 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 11542 ZIP code.
7% of Glen Cove residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Glen Cove ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Glen Cove was $26,627, compared with $21,587 nationally.
28% of Glen Cove residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Glen Cove, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $907. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,984.
Libraries in Glen Cove include Glen Cove Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Glen Cove include Glen Cove Record-Pilot
Nassau County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Glen Cove political report.
The average commute time for Glen Cove workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Glen Cove between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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