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Wheatley Heights is in Suffolk County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named for a 1913 housing development
The latitude of Wheatley Heights is 40.763N. The longitude is -73.37W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 102 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 5,013.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Wheatley Heights 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 11798 ZIP code.
6% of Wheatley Heights residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wheatley Heights ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wheatley Heights was $25,432, compared with $21,587 nationally.
31% of Wheatley Heights residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Wheatley Heights, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $791. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,861.
Suffolk County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wheatley Heights political report.
The average commute time for Wheatley Heights workers is 36 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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