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People

Total Population 1,918
Male Share of the Population 45.8%
Female Share of the Population 54.2%
Senior Citizens 30.3%
Employed Population 16+ 750
Age of the Population 51

Families

% of people married 57.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 50.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $98,654
% Above Poverty Level 89%
% Below Poverty Level 11%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 6.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5%
% Using Public Transportation 8.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 32.1%
Median Gross Rent $1,775
Median House Value $698,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.9%
US/American 0%
English 11.3%
Irish 22.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Westhampton Beach Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles E of Brentwood, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 71 miles E of New York, New York
County Suffolk
Standard Zip Codes 11978
Phone Area Codes 631
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.803
Longitude -72.615

Westhampton Beach 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 RIVERHEAD RESEARCH FARM
Distance 12.5 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 PATCHOGUE 2 N
Distance 20.2 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 GREENPORT POWER HOUSE
Distance 24.3 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

West Hampton Beach (11978)

Westhampton Dunes (11978)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
East Quogue 4,589 $103,472
Eastport 1,869 $110,179

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Westhampton Beach Public Libraries

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Westhampton Free Library
7 LIBRARY AVENUE
Westhampton Beach, New York
(631) 288-3335
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Westhampton Beach High Schools

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49 LILAC RD
631-288-3800
Serves 854 students.

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