North Patchogue, New York

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North Patchogue, New York

Introduction to North Patchogue, New York

North Patchogue, New York, in Suffolk County, is 12 miles E of Brentwood, New York and 51 miles E of New York, New York. There are an estimated 7,825 people in the town.

North Patchogue History

The water bodies of the area played a major role in the community's early industrial development. North Patchogue is in Suffolk County, which was created in 1683. It is currently a census-designated place.

North Patchogue and nearby Attractions

  • Long Island Museum
  • Suffolk County Historical Society
  • Robert Moses State Parke
  • Sagamore Hill National Historic Site
  • Fire Island National Seashore
  • Atlantis Marine World Aquarium

Things To Do In North Patchogue

The Suffolk County Historical Society, the Long Island Maritime Museum, the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum and the Long Island Museum are all accessible from North Patchogue. The Atlantis Marine World Aquarium features marine life exhibits, seal and sea lion shows, and submarine simulator rides. Belmont Lake State Park, Robert Moses State Park, Heckscher State Park, Wildwood State Park and Captree State Park are some of the popular nearby parks.

North Patchogue Transportation

Air transportation is available from Long Island Mac Arthur Airport.

North Patchogue Higher Education

Saint Josephs College-Suffolk Campus, Dowling College, Suffolk County Community College-Ammerman Campus, and Suffolk County Community College-Western Campus are all located nearby.

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High Points

North Patchogue strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New York):

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% North Patchogue Public Transportation Use
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% North Patchogue Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of North Patchogue, New York

Comparing North Patchogue to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New York (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 8 7
Well-Paid Single Women 8 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 8
Racial Diversity 6 7
Age of the Population 4 2
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Senior Citizens 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 8
Portion of People Married 7 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 8
Median Family Income 8 7
People in Middle Class or Better 8 7
College Educated Adults 5 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 7
Working at Home 3 3
Short Commute Times 2 4
Walking and Biking to Work 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 6
Housing Recently Built 5 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 5
People Living Alone 3 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 4
Affordability of Rents 2 3

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North Patchogue Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 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 40.786
Longitude -73.009

North Patchogue Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 1 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
Distance 19.7 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
Distance 27.1 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 37 F
Apr Temp 41 to 57 F
Jul Temp 66 to 82 F
Oct Temp 46 to 63 F
Annual Precip 44.1 inches
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North Patchogue Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 7,825 100%
Male 3,877 49.5%
Female 3,948 50.5%
Under 18 2,072 26.5%
18+ 5,753 73.5%
65+ 677 8.7%
Median Age 35.4
Average Family Size 3.32
White 7,301 93.3%
African-American 113 1.4%
Asian 87 1.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.1%
Other 186 2.4%
Mixed Race 130 1.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 686 8.8%

North Patchogue Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Italian 35.3%
Irish 22.3%
German 11.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.8%
Polish 4.2%
English 3.4%
French (except Basque) 2%
Eastern European 0.9%
Russian 0.8%
Norwegian 0.8%
US/American 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Austrian 0.6%
Portuguese 0.5%
Dutch 0.5%
British 0.4%
Ukrainian 0.4%
European 0.4%
Greek 0.4%
Swedish 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Hungarian 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
Danish 0.2%
Croatian 0.2%
Brazilian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, North 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 Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
North Patchogue 7,825 $65,117
Blue Point 4,407 $76,004
East Patchogue 20,824 $64,323
Farmingville 16,458 $72,750
Holtsville 17,006 $71,784
Medford 21,985 $70,493
Patchogue 11,919 $60,126
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