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Overview

Introduction to East Patchogue, New York

East Patchogue, New York, in Suffolk county, is 13 miles E of Brentwood, New York and 51 miles E of New York, New York. The people of the town are in the Nassau - Suffolk metropolitan area. East Patchogue has a population of 20,824.

East Patchogue History

East Patchogue is a part of the Town of Brookhaven, which was originally occupied by Native Americans. The first English settlers arrived in this area in 1655.

East Patchogue and nearby Attractions

  • Loughlin Vineyards
  • Sans Souci Nature Preserve
  • Long Island Maritime Museum
  • Bellport-Brookhaven Historical Society Museum
  • Connecticut River State Park

Things To Do In East Patchogue

Residents of East Patchogue enjoy fishing, boating and other water sports at the waterfront. The beaches are well maintained and its visitors enjoying beach volleyball or relaxing in the sun. The nearby nature preserves present excellent opportunities for spending time in the wilderness or walking on any of the numerous nature trails.

East Patchogue Transportation

John F. Kennedy International Airport provides air transportation facilities.

East Patchogue Higher Education

Saint Joseph's College, Suffolk County Community College and Dowling College are all nearby.

People

Total Population 22,203
Male Share of the Population 49.5%
Female Share of the Population 50.5%
Senior Citizens 16.6%
Employed Population 16+ 10,424
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 48.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.9%
Median Earnings25+ $46,694
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $26,435
Median Earnings With High School Degree $39,275

Wealth

Median Family Income $88,617
% Above Poverty Level 89.3%
% Below Poverty Level 10.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.7%
% Using Public Transportation 3.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 30.2%
Median Gross Rent $1,376
Median House Value $316,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.1%
US/American 0%
English 5.4%
Irish 27.7%

East Patchogue Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles E of Brentwood, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 51 miles E of New York, New York
County Suffolk
Standard Zip Codes 11772
Phone Area Codes 631
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.766
Longitude -72.996

East Patchogue Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station PATCHOGUE 2 N
Distance 2.3 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 39 F
Apr Temp 39 to 59 F
Jul Temp 64 to 83 F
Oct Temp 45 to 64 F
Annual Precip 50.2 inches
Station RIVERHEAD RESEARCH FARM
Distance 20.1 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 39 F
Apr Temp 40 to 59 F
Jul Temp 65 to 84 F
Oct Temp 47 to 65 F
Annual Precip 46.8 inches
Station WANTAGH CEDAR CREEK
Distance 27.6 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 37 F
Apr Temp 40 to 55 F
Jul Temp 67 to 81 F
Oct Temp 47 to 62 F
Annual Precip 42.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, East Patchogue, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Canaan Lake (11772)

Davis Park (11772)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bellport 1,970 $102,361
Blue Point 4,602 $109,851
Medford 24,535 $101,187
North Bellport 11,680 $71,488
North Patchogue 6,735 $97,632
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