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Hicksville is in Nassau County, in the New York metro area.
One tradition says the community was named after Valentine Hicks, landowner; another says it was named for Elias Hicks, Quaker reformer.
The latitude of Hicksville is 40.768N. The longitude is -73.525W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 148 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 41,260.
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14% of Hicksville residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hicksville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hicksville was $26,741, compared with $21,587 nationally.
26% of Hicksville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hicksville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $974. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,639.
Libraries in Hicksville include Hicksville Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Hicksville include Hicksville Illustrated News
Nassau County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hicksville political report.
The average commute time for Hicksville workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hicksville, NYPros: Location to NYC 40 minutes by train, same by car but the LIRR service is one of the best on LI (Two lines cross at Hicksville) and I worked in NYC for many years without ever buying a second car for commuting...
Cons: The downtown area was gutted when the LIRR elevated the main line leaving half of the main street Broadway with very little character and not much of a downtown compared to Glen Cove or Port Jefferson.
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