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Long Beach (C)

New York is a state in the northeastern United States. Majority of the population is concentrated in the southern portion around New York City, the state is often regionalized into Upstate and Downstate. New York is the home of Ellis Island, where many immigrants in the early 20th century arrived in the United States.
Long Beach is a city in Nassau County, New York on a barrier island off the South Shore of Long Island. As of the United States 2000 Census, the city population was 35,462. It was incorporated in 1922, and is nicknamed The City By the Sea. The City of Long Beach is surrounded by the Town of Hempstead. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.2 square kilometers.
Long Beach’s first inhabitants were the Rockaway Indians, who sold the area to colonists in 1643. While the barrier island was used by baymen and farmers for fishing and harvesting salt hay, no one lived there year-round for more than two centuries, until Congress established a lifesaving station in 1849. A dozen years before, 62 people died when the barque Mexico carrying Irish immigrants to New York ran ashore on New Year's Day.
In the city the population was spread out with 18.5 percent under the age of 18, 6.6 percent  from 18 to 24, 34.4 percent from 25 to 44, 23.8 percent from 45 to 64, and 16.7 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 92.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.6 males. 35,336.

Long Beach is also known as the town of best geographical environment and has traced its origins back to prehistoric times. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and can also enjoy its natural beauty concealed by the beautiful landscapes.

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