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Jericho is in Nassau County, in the New York metro area.

The community was named after the biblical city.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Jericho. For links to other places called Jericho, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Jericho is 40.791N. The longitude is -73.54W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 197 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 13,045.


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Median household income
Local
$101,477
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Jericho demographic reports
Jericho is in Oyster Bay.
Former and merged names include:
· Lusum
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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5% of Jericho residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jericho ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jericho was $45,312, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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60% of Jericho residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Jericho, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,251.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,475.


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Libraries in Jericho include Jericho Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Jericho include Syosset-Jericho Tribune

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

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The average commute time for Jericho workers is 37 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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