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Rocky Point is in Suffolk County, in the New York metro area.
The latitude of Rocky Point is 40.952N. The longitude is -72.925W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 194 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 10,185.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Rocky Point 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 11764 ZIP code.
15% of Rocky Point residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rocky Point ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rocky Point was $22,050, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Rocky Point residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Rocky Point, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $760. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,389.
Newspapers in Rocky Point include Village Beacon Record
Suffolk County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rocky Point political report.
The average commute time for Rocky Point workers is 37 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Rocky Point between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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