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West Islip is in Suffolk County, in the New York metro area.
The latitude of West Islip is 40.706N. The longitude is -73.306W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 20 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 28,907.
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16% of West Islip residents report German ancestry, and 23% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West Islip ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West Islip was $27,704, compared with $21,587 nationally.
26% of West Islip residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in West Islip, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $933. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,810.
Libraries in West Islip include West Islip Public Library ... View libraries
Suffolk County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West Islip political report.
West Islip restaurants taking online reservations include Bridge Restaurant ... View restaurants
The average commute time for West Islip workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in West Islip between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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