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Holtsville is in Suffolk County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named after Joseph Holt, postmaster general.
The latitude of Holtsville is 40.815N. The longitude is -73.045W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 105 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 17,006.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Holtsville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Suffolk 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 11742 ZIP code.
15% of Holtsville residents report German ancestry, and 22% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Holtsville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Holtsville was $24,031, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Holtsville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Holtsville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $900. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,634.
Suffolk County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Holtsville political report.
The average commute time for Holtsville workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Holtsville between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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