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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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Median household income
Local
$47,027
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Patchogue demographic reports
Patchogue is on Great South Bay
Once a lace-manufacturing center. Patchogue grew as a summer resort until the advent of the automobile.
Well-known residents have included:
· Dutch Schultz, gangster
Local festivals include:
  • Great South Bay Music Festival - July 13-15, 2007
Dates often change. Check Patchogue web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Fire Island National Seashore
Colleges and universities: Saint Josephs College-Suffolk Campus
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Patchogue demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Suffolk County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Nassau-Suffolk area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 11772 ZIP code.

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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.

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23% of Patchogue residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Patchogue, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $776.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,431.


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Libraries in Patchogue include Patchogue-Medford Library ... View libraries

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Suffolk County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Patchogue political report.

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Patchogue restaurants taking online reservations include Louis XVI ... View restaurants

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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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