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Patchogue is a village in Suffolk County, in the New York metro area.
One tradition says the community was named for an Indian tribe; another says it derives from an Indian term for "turning place" or "where they divide in two," referring to two rivers
The latitude of Patchogue is 40.765N. The longitude is -73.015W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 20 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 12,016.
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12% of Patchogue residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Patchogue ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Patchogue was $22,962, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Patchogue residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Patchogue, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $776. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,431.
Libraries in Patchogue include Patchogue-Medford Library ... View libraries
Suffolk County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Patchogue political report.
Patchogue restaurants taking online reservations include Louis XVI ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Patchogue workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Patchogue between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 4.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.
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