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Overview

Introduction to Mineola, New York

Mineola, New York, in Nassau county, is 3 miles N of Hempstead, New York and 17 miles E of New York, New York. The village is located in the Nassau - Suffolk metropolitan area.

Mineola History

Mineola was a part of the flat and grassy land of Long Island. The region was called Hempstead Plains and the present day village of Mineola began as Hempstead Branch in the 19th century. The area was originally named after local Indian Chief Miniolagamika. Mineola was officially incorporated in 1906.

Mineola and nearby Attractions

  • Belmont Park Race Track
  • Blue Mountain
  • Eisenhower Park
  • Hempstead Harbor Park
  • Long Island Children's Museum
  • Cradle of Aviation Museum

Things To Do In Mineola

People living in or visiting Mineola have access to large variety of recreational opportunities. The area is blessed with huge stretches of open parkland, which have been equipped with amenities for picnics, games and sports and playgrounds for small children. There are several golf courses and a ski area nearby as well. The local beaches also provide many opportunities for recreational activities.

Mineola Transportation

John F. Kennedy International Airport is nearby.

Mineola Higher Education

Nassau Community College, Adelphi University, Hofstra University and the New York Institute of Technology are in the neighborhood.

Demographics

People

Total Population19,223
Male Share of the Population47.6%
Female Share of the Population52.4%
Senior Citizens17.7%
Employed Population 16+10,642
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married53.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher41.6%
Median Earnings25+$54,395
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$31,190
Median Earnings With High School Degree$41,667

Wealth

Median Family Income$106,158
% Above Poverty Level94.7%
% Below Poverty Level5.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time31 minutes
% Working from Home1.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.2%
% Using Public Transportation13.8%

Housing

People Living Alone30.4%
Median Gross Rent$1,500
Median House Value$456,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)32.6%
Italian21.4%
Irish19.2%
German12.5%
Portuguese8.5%
Polish3.5%
English2.7%
Russian2.1%
Hungarian1.4%
French Except Basque1.1%
Iranian1.1%
West Indian0.9%
Brazilian0.9%
Croatian0.8%
Ukrainian0.7%
Jamaican0.6%
Swedish0.6%
Austrian0.5%
Czech0.4%
Scottish0.4%
African0.3%
Romanian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Welsh0.2%
US/American0.2%
Haitian0.2%
Barbadian0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Macedonian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Iraqi0.1%
Arab0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Israeli0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
Kenyan0.1%
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Mineola Almanac

CategoryValue
County Nassau County
Standard Zip Codes11501
Phone Area Codes516
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.75
Approximate Longitude-73.64

Mineola 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
Distance1.7 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
StationWANTAGH CEDAR CREEK
Distance10.1 miles
Jan Temp24 to 37 F
Apr Temp40 to 55 F
Jul Temp67 to 81 F
Oct Temp47 to 62 F
Annual Precip42.9 inches
StationNEW YORK CITY CENTRAL PK
Distance17.2 miles
Jan Temp26 to 38 F
Apr Temp44 to 61 F
Jul Temp69 to 84 F
Oct Temp50 to 64 F
Annual Precip49.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Albertson5,294$123,438
East Williston2,582$180,313
Herricks4,127$153,902
Williston Park7,334$114,330

Mineola Public Libraries

Mineola Memorial Library
195 MARCELLUS ROAD
Mineola, New York
(516) 746-8488

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Mineola Hospitals

Winthrop-university Hospital
(Government - State)
259 First Street

Mineola Public Schools

Hampton Street School
10 Hampton St
ZIP: 11501
(516) 237-2200
Primary
Total Enrollment 368
Jackson Avenue School
300 Jackson Ave
ZIP: 11501
(516) 237-2300
Primary
Total Enrollment 420
Mineola Middle School
200 Emory Rd
ZIP: 11501
(516) 237-2500
Middle
Total Enrollment 638
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