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Suffern is a village in Rockland County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named after John Suffern, settler
The latitude of Suffern is 41.114N. The longitude is -74.15W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 312 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,014.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Suffern demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Rockland County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, New York area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 10901 ZIP code.
9% of Suffern residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Suffern ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Suffern was $29,208, compared with $21,587 nationally.
37% of Suffern residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Suffern, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $861. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,740.
Libraries in Suffern include Suffern Free Library ... View libraries
Rockland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Suffern political report.
The average commute time for Suffern workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Suffern between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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