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Wainscott is in Suffolk County, in the New York metro area.
One tradition says the community was named after a village in England; another says it was named for the the wooden lining called wainscot, an early export of the region
The latitude of Wainscott is 40.936N. The longitude is -72.243W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 23 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 628.
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14% of Wainscott residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wainscott ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wainscott was $34,058, compared with $21,587 nationally.
39% of Wainscott residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Wainscott, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,146. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,176.
Suffolk County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wainscott political report.
The average commute time for Wainscott workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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