Jericho, NY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 13,045
Males: 6,332 (48.5%), Females: 6,713 (51.5%)

Zip codes: 11753.

Median resident age: 42.2 years
Median household income: $101,477 (year 2000)
Median house value: $386,300 (year 2000)

Races in Jericho:

  • White Non-Hispanic (84.6%)
  • Korean (4.0%)
  • Chinese (3.0%)
  • Asian Indian (2.6%)
  • Hispanic (2.4%)
  • Black (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: Russian (16.1%), Italian (11.6%), Polish (10.5%), United States (7.1%), Irish (7.0%), German (5.7%).

Land area: 4.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Jericho

  • High school or higher: 96.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 59.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 29.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 36.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jericho CDP

  • Never married: 18.1%
  • Now married: 69.5%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 5.5%

13.8% Foreign born (9.0% Asia, 3.0% Europe, 1.6% Latin America).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Jericho:

  • NORTH SHORE UNIV HOSP AT PLAINVIEW (about 4 miles; PLAINVIEW, NY)
  • NEW ISLAND HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; BETHPAGE, NY)
  • NASSAU COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (about 6 miles; EAST MEADOW, NY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Jericho:

  • REPUBLIC (about 11 miles; FARMINGDALE, NY; ID: FRG)
  • JOHN F KENNEDY INTL (about 20 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JFK)
  • WESTCHESTER COUNTY (about 23 miles; WHITE PLAINS, NY; ID: HPN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Jericho:

  • SANDS POINT (about 12 miles; PORT WASHINGTON, NY; ID: 7N3)
  • EVERS (about 19 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: 6N6)
  • FLUSHING (about 20 miles; NEW YORK/FLUSHING/, NY; ID: FLU)
Amtrak stations near Jericho:

  • 18 miles: STAMFORD (WASHINGTON BLVD. & E. STATE ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: NEW ROCHELLE (DEPOT PLAZA NORTH). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: KENNEDY AIRPORT NEW YORK (QUEENS, ) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar and vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jericho:

  • NEW YORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY-OLD WESTBURY (about 5 miles; OLD WESTBURY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 4,459)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT OLD WESTBURY (about 5 miles; OLD WESTBURY, NY; FT enrollment: 2,594)
  • HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; HEMPSTEAD, NY; FT enrollment: 10,842)
  • LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY-C W POST CAMPUS (about 7 miles; BROOKVILLE, NY; FT enrollment: 6,605)
  • SUNY COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY AT FARMINGDALE (about 8 miles; FARMINGDALE, NY; FT enrollment: 3,831)
  • NASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; GARDEN CITY, NY; FT enrollment: 13,710)
  • ADELPHI UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; GARDEN CITY, NY; FT enrollment: 4,074)

Schools

Public high school in Jericho:

  • JERICHO SHS (Students: 1,018; Location: 99 CEDAR SWAMP RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Jericho:

  • JERICHO MS (Students: 863; Location: 99 CEDAR SWAMP RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • GEORGE A. JACKSON SCHOOL (Students: 483; Location: MAYTIME DR; Grades: KG – 05)
  • CANTIAGUE ES (Students: 441; Location: CANTIAGUE ROCK RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • ROBERT SEAMAN ES (Students: 405; Location: 137 LEAHY ST; Grades: KG – 05)
Private primary/middle school in Jericho:

  • SOLOMON SCHECHTER DAY SCHOOL (Students: 405; Location: BARBARA LANE; Grades: KG – 5)

Libraries

Library in Jericho:

  • JERICHO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,679,543; Location: 1 MERRY LANE; 101,106 books; 10,413 audio materials; 5,041 video materials; 384 serial subscriptions)