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Glen Cove, New York

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Glen Cove is a city located in Nassau County, New York. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 26,622.

The City of Glen Cove lies within the Town of Oyster Bay, though it is totally autonomous from it.

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History

The history of the region began in the 17th Century with the Musketa Plantation. Glen Cove was incorporated as a city in 1910.

Geography

The city is on the north shore of Long Island and is adjacent to the Long Island Sound.

Glen Cove is located at 40°52'2" North, 73°37'40" West (40.867326, -73.627738)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 49.9 km² (19.2 mi²). 17.2 km² (6.7 mi²) of it is land and 32.7 km² (12.6 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 65.51% water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 26,622 people, 9,461 households, and 6,651 families residing in the city. The population density is 1,545.7/km² (4,006.0/mi²). There are 9,734 housing units at an average density of 565.2/km² (1,464.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 80.28% White, 6.40% African American, 0.29% Native American, 4.11% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 5.72% from other races, and 3.15% from two or more races. 20.04% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 9,461 households out of which 29.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.5% are married couples living together, 12.7% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.7% are non-families. 24.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.72 and the average family size is 3.22.

In the city the population is spread out with 21.2% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 30.6% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 17.5% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 92.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 89.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $55,503, and the median income for a family is $63,021. Males have a median income of $41,900 versus $30,581 for females. The per capita income for the city is $26,627. 9.1% of the population and 6.2% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 12.6% of those under the age of 18 and 9.3% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Notes of Interest

External links

Template:Mapit-US-cityscale Glen Cove is the site of Cary Grant's abduction in North By Northwest.

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