Watermill, New York

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Watermill, New York

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Watermill Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Watermill Median Family Income
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Watermill Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Watermill Well-Paid Single Women
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Watermill Walking and Biking to Work
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Watermill College Educated Adults
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Watermill People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Watermill, New York

Comparing Watermill 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
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 9
Age of the Population 10 10
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Racial Diversity 8 6
Senior Citizens 8 9
Female Share of the Population 2 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 7
Average Household Size 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 9
College Educated Adults 10 9
People in Middle Class or Better 9 6
People Above Poverty 7 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Public Transportation Use 10 8
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 8 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Housing Recently Built 9 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3
People Living Alone 3 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 4
Affordability of Rents 1 2

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Watermill Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 39 miles SE of West Haven, Connecticut (center to center)
Nearest Large City 86 miles E of New York, New York
County Suffolk
Standard Zip Codes 11976
Phone Area Codes 631
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.928
Longitude -72.348

Watermill Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 2.9 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 39 F
Apr Temp 39 to 56 F
Jul Temp 63 to 81 F
Oct Temp 44 to 63 F
Annual Precip 47.9 inches
Distance 11.9 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 55 F
Jul Temp 66 to 80 F
Oct Temp 48 to 63 F
Annual Precip 45.9 inches
Distance 35.3 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
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Watermill Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,724 100%
Male 865 50.2%
Female 859 49.8%
Under 18 347 20.1%
18+ 1,377 79.9%
65+ 341 19.8%
Median Age 45.8
Average Family Size 2.85
White 1,645 95.4%
African-American 43 2.5%
Asian 12 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 16 0.9%
Mixed Race 8 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 57 3.3%

Watermill 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
Irish 17.4%
German 16%
Polish 11.4%
Italian 11.3%
English 11.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.1%
US/American 5.1%
Russian 3.4%
Arab/Arabic 2.1%
French (except Basque) 1.8%
Scotch-Irish 1.4%
Hungarian 1.3%
Swedish 1.3%
Norwegian 1.1%
British 1%
British West Indian 0.9%
Israeli 0.9%
Romanian 0.7%
Scandinavian 0.6%
European 0.5%
Dutch 0.5%
Greek 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
Austrian 0.4%
Scottish 0.3%
Czech 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Water Mill (11976)

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)
Watermill 1,724 $84,272
Bridgehampton 1,381 $74,583
New Suffolk 337 $74,688
North Sea 4,493 $71,168
Sagaponack 582 $78,707
Southampton 3,965 $61,016
Wainscott 628 $52,250
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