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Westbury, New York
Westbury is located at 40°45'32" North, 73°35'17" West (40.758930, -73.588173).
In addition to Westbury Village itself, unincorporated regions surrounding its borders also use the Westbury name, including New Cassel, Salisbury (South Westbury) and parts of Jericho. For example, the world-famous Westbury Music Fair performing venue, located in the Westbury postal zone, is part of the Jericho hamlet.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 14,263 people, 4,638 households, and 3,441 families residing in the village. The population density is 2,304.2/km² (5,979.0/mi²). There are 4,714 housing units at an average density of 761.5/km² (1,976.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 61.62% White, 22.65% African American, 0.24% Native American, 4.72% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander, 5.95% from other races, and 4.73% from two or more races. 18.85% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 4,638 households out of which 30.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.5% are married couples living together, 11.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 25.8% are non-families. 19.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.07 and the average family size is 3.49.
In the village the population is spread out with 22.3% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 31.3% from 25 to 44, 23.9% from 45 to 64, and 13.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 97.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 97.9 males.
The median income for a household in the village is $74,032, and the median income for a family is $77,988. Males have a median income of $41,844 versus $36,316 for females. The per capita income for the village is $28,018. 5.3% of the population and 3.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 6.4% of those under the age of 18 and 4.6% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
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