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Port Jefferson is a village in Suffolk County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named after President Thomas Jefferson
The latitude of Port Jefferson is 40.946N. The longitude is -73.069W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 3 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,948.
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15% of Port Jefferson residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Port Jefferson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Port Jefferson was $33,852, compared with $21,587 nationally.
53% of Port Jefferson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Port Jefferson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $877. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,894.
Libraries in Port Jefferson include Comsewogue Public Library, Port Jefferson Free Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Port Jefferson include Port Times Record
Suffolk County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Port Jefferson political report.
Port Jefferson restaurants taking online reservations include Pasta Pasta ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Port Jefferson workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Port Jefferson include Danfords on the Sound.
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