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Overview

Introduction to Glen Cove, New York

Glen Cove, New York, in Nassau county, is 8 miles SE of New Rochelle, New York and 20 miles NE of New York, New York. The city is included in the Nassau- Suffolk metropolitan area.

Glen Cove History

Glen Cove was initially known as Musketa Cove. It was settled on land that was purchased in 1668 from the Matinecock Indians, the original inhabitants of the area. The area developed into a popular summer resort by the 1850s, bringing with it a railroad in 1867. Glen Cove separated from the Town of Oyster Bay and became an independent city in June of 1917.

Glen Cove and nearby Attractions

  • Garvies Point Museum and Preserve
  • Glen Cove Municipal Golf Course
  • Morgan Park
  • Hempstead Harbor Park
  • Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge
  • Nassau County Museum of Art

Things To Do In Glen Cove

In Glen Cove, one has the opportunity to indulge in a diverse range of activities. Its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean allows for ample beach-related recreational activities. The city is also home to a number of parks that offer excellent facilities. There are many golf courses in and around the city as well.

Glen Cove Transportation

La Guardia Airport is nearby.

Glen Cove Higher Education

Long Island University, Hofstra University and New York Institute of Technology are the nearby institutes of higher education.

People

Total Population27,245
Male Share of the Population50.9%
Female Share of the Population49.1%
Senior Citizens18.3%
Employed Population 16+13,506
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married48.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher36%
Median Earnings25+$37,456
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,987
Median Earnings With High School Degree$32,446

Wealth

Median Family Income$81,423
% Above Poverty Level85.4%
% Below Poverty Level14.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.1%
% Using Public Transportation7.9%

Housing

People Living Alone24.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,683
Median House Value$473,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)43.2%
US/American0.1%
English3.3%
Irish10.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Glen Cove Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 8 miles SE of New Rochelle, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City20 miles NE of New York, New York
CountyNassau
Standard Zip Codes11542
Phone Area Codes516
Time ZoneEastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude40.862
Longitude-73.634

Glen Cove Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationMINEOLA
Distance9 miles
Jan Temp25 to 38 F
Apr Temp41 to 58 F
Jul Temp66 to 83 F
Oct Temp47 to 63 F
Annual Precip46.3 inches
StationSCARSDALE
Distance12.1 miles
Jan Temp20 to 39 F
Apr Temp38 to 63 F
Jul Temp62 to 86 F
Oct Temp41 to 65 F
Annual Precip46.4 inches
StationDOBBS FERRY ARDSLEY
Distance14.1 miles
Jan Temp23 to 38 F
Apr Temp40 to 62 F
Jul Temp65 to 85 F
Oct Temp45 to 65 F
Annual Precip52.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Glen Head4,620$121,801
Glenwood Landing3,767$155,903

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Glen Cove Public Libraries

Library
Glen Cove Public Library
4 GLEN COVE AVENUE
Glen Cove, New York
(516) 676-2130

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Glen Cove Hospitals

GLEN COVE HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
101 ST ANDREWS LANE
(516) 674-7300
Emergency Service: Yes

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Glen Cove High Schools

GLEN COVE HS
DOSORIS LN
516-759-7261
Serves 993 students.

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Historic Glen Cove

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Corsair (Glencove sic) 1897 Aug. 2.

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Corsair (Glencove sic) 1897 Aug. 2.

Fleet of N.Y.Y.C. New York Yacht Club 1897 Aug. 2.

Kanawha (N.Y.Y.C. [New York Yacht Club]) 1897 Aug. 7.

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