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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.


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Median household income
Local
$55,503
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Glen Cove demographic reports
Glen Cove is at the entrance to Hempstead Harbor on the south shore of Long Island Sound.
Former and merged names include:
· Mosquito Cove
· Pembroke
· Musketa Cove
· Moscheto Cove
The city developed around the Duryea Corn Starch factory, which closed around 1900.
Filming location for:
· 1995 and 1954 movie versions of "Sabrina"
Well-known residents have included:
· F.W. Woolworth, retailer
· J.P. Morgan, financier
· Thomas Pynchon, writer
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Wildlife: Garvies Point Preserve

Historic sites and museums: Garvies Point Museum
Colleges and universities: Webb Institute
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.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 118

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Ancestry & family history

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.

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28% of Glen Cove residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Glen Cove, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $907.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,984.


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Libraries in Glen Cove include Glen Cove Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Glen Cove include Glen Cove Record-Pilot

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

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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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