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West Babylon is in Suffolk County, in the New York metro area.
The latitude of West Babylon is 40.718N. The longitude is -73.354W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 39 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 43,452.
Sections below provide additional information and links about West Babylon 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 11704 ZIP code.
14% of West Babylon residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West Babylon ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West Babylon was $22,280, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of West Babylon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in West Babylon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $903. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,610.
Libraries in West Babylon include West Babylon Public Library ... View libraries
Suffolk County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West Babylon political report.
The average commute time for West Babylon workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in West Babylon between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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