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

Once known as Hog Island

The latitude of Island Park is 40.604N. The longitude is -73.655W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 0 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,756.


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Median household income
Local
$57,813
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Island Park demographic reports
Island Park is an island the south shore of Long Island.
Former and merged names include:
· Hog Island
· Barnum Island
Well-known residents have included:
· Alfonse D'Amato, U.S. senator
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
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.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Island Park 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 11558 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

9% of Island Park residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Island Park ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Island Park was $22,116, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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16% of Island Park residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Island Park, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $922.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,619.


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Libraries in Island Park include Island Park Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Island Park include Oceanside-Island Park Herald

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

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The average commute time for Island Park workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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