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Sag Harbor is a village in Suffolk County, in the New York metro area.

The community was named for "sagga," a tuber eaten by Indians. The plant, also known as groundnut, Indian potato, bog potato and wild bean, helped sustain Pilgrims during their first year in America.

The latitude of Sag Harbor is 40.997N. The longitude is -72.293W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 26 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,367.


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Median household income
Local
$52,275
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Sag Harbor demographic reports
The village straddles the towns of East Hampton and Southampton.
Supply depot for British forces during the Revolution. A fire swept the entire town in 1817. The townspeople rebuilt, and the community became a major whaling port.

Fahys Watchworks opened in 1881, later became Bulova Watch and was for many years the community's major employer.

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 6. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.5 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1986 movie, "Sweet Liberty"
Well-known residents have included:
· James Fenimore Cooper, writer
· Spalding Gray, writer and performer
· E.L. Doctorow, writer
· Elaine Stritch, actress
Wildlife: Elizabeth Morton National Wildlife Refuge

Historic sites and museums: Sag Harbor Whaling and Historical Museum, Custom House
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.)
Quotes:
Arrived at last in old Sag Harbor, and seeing what the sailors did there, and then going on to Nantucket, and seeing how they spent their wages in that place also, poor Queequeg gave it up for lost.
-- Moby-Dick
Herman Melville

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13% of Sag Harbor residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sag Harbor ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sag Harbor was $40,566, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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41% of Sag Harbor residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Sag Harbor include Sag Harbor Village District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Sag Harbor, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $931.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,531.


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Libraries in Sag Harbor include John Jermain Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Sag Harbor include Sag Harbor Express, Southampton Press

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

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The average commute time for Sag Harbor workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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“ Arrived at last in old Sag Harbor, and seeing what the sailors did there, and then going on to Nantucket, and seeing how they spent their wages in that place also, poor Queequeg gave it up for lost. ”
~ Moby-Dick
Herman Melville

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