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.

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.

Demographics

People

Total Population22,637
Male Share of the Population50%
Female Share of the Population50%
Senior Citizens18.1%
Employed Population 16+11,138
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married47.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher30.2%
Median Earnings25+$51,891
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$27,474
Median Earnings With High School Degree$41,988

Wealth

Median Family Income$101,311
% Above Poverty Level91%
% Below Poverty Level9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time31 minutes
% Working from Home2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work1%
% Using Public Transportation2.6%

Housing

People Living Alone29.8%
Median Gross Rent$1,407
Median House Value$321,200

Ancestry

Italian33.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)25.5%
Irish21%
German16.8%
English5.2%
Polish2.7%
West Indian2.1%
French Except Basque2%
Swedish1.6%
Russian1.3%
Jamaican1.3%
Dutch1.2%
Hungarian1.1%
Scottish0.9%
Norwegian0.7%
Greek0.5%
Haitian0.4%
Trinidad Tobago0.4%
Estonian0.3%
Romanian0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
African0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Arab0.2%
Czech0.2%
Welsh0.1%
US/American0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Israeli0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Maltese0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
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East Patchogue Almanac

CategoryValue
CountySuffolk County
Standard Zip Codes11772
Phone Area Codes631
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.76
Approximate Longitude-73.01

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)

StationPATCHOGUE 2 N
Distance2.3 miles
Jan Temp22 to 39 F
Apr Temp39 to 59 F
Jul Temp64 to 83 F
Oct Temp45 to 64 F
Annual Precip50.2 inches
StationRIVERHEAD RESEARCH FARM
Distance20.1 miles
Jan Temp24 to 39 F
Apr Temp40 to 59 F
Jul Temp65 to 84 F
Oct Temp47 to 65 F
Annual Precip46.8 inches
StationWANTAGH CEDAR CREEK
Distance27.6 miles
Jan Temp24 to 37 F
Apr Temp40 to 55 F
Jul Temp67 to 81 F
Oct Temp47 to 62 F
Annual Precip42.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bellport2,008$118,250
Blue Point4,882$125,469
Medford24,247$109,958
North Bellport11,593$71,003
North Patchogue7,561$120,492
Patchogue12,398$89,463

East Patchogue Public Schools

Verne W Critz Elementary School
185 Dunton Ave
ZIP: 11772
(631) 730-1675
Primary
Total Enrollment 379
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