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Sound Beach is in Suffolk County, in the New York metro area.
The latitude of Sound Beach is 40.956N. The longitude is -72.968W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 177 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 9,807.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sound Beach 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 11789 ZIP code.
17% of Sound Beach residents report German ancestry, and 24% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sound Beach ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sound Beach was $22,550, compared with $21,587 nationally.
25% of Sound Beach residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Sound Beach, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $816. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,468.
Newspapers in Sound Beach include Village Beacon Record
Suffolk County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sound Beach political report.
The average commute time for Sound Beach workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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