Profile for Bellmore, New York, NY
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Bellmore is in Nassau County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named by the railroad.
The latitude of Bellmore is 40.668N. The longitude is -73.527W.
It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 16 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 16,441.
Median household income
$41,994Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census BureauFor more census details and comparisons, see our Bellmore demographic reports
Bellmore is on the south shore.
Former and merged names include:
· New Bridge
· Whale Neck
· Little Neck
Bellmore boomed after World War II.
Well-known residents have included:
· President Theodore Roosevelt
· William Casey, CIA director
· Lenny Bruce, comedian
Local festivals include:
- Street Festival - Sept. 27-30, 2007
- Bellmore Family Street Festival - Sept. 27-30, 2007
- Long Island International Film Expo - July 12-19, 2007
Dates often change. Check Bellmore web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Sagamore Hill National Historic Site
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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Ancestry & family history
14% of Bellmore residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bellmore ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bellmore was $32,034, compared with $21,587 nationally.
38% of Bellmore residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Bellmore festival dates:
Fairs, festivals & other events
- Street Festival - S
- Long Island International Film Expo - J
- Bellmore Family Street Festival - S
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Bellmore, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $922. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,914.
Libraries in Bellmore include Bellmore Memorial Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Bellmore include Bellmore Herald
Nassau County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bellmore political report.
The average commute time for Bellmore workers is 35 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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